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Douglas Smith

Dream Flight

Published Mar 22, 2020 · 4,933 words (18 minutes)

Fantasy urban fantasy shapeshifting Shape-shifter Heroka

Lilith Hoyl is a Heroka of the bird totem—a shapeshifter who hates the humans who killed her mate and hunt her kind. But when she meets a young girl awaiting a critical operation, their mutual love for birds brings joy back into both their lives. "One expects magic with this set-up, and magic does, indeed, follow, but pain cannot be forever vanquished… The story charms as well as pains. … Smith avoids all the pitfalls and gives us something bittersweet instead." —Fantasy Literature

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Douglas Smith

A Bird in the Hand

Published Mar 22, 2020 · 4,233 words (16 minutes) · 1 view

Fantasy urban fantasy shapeshifting Shape-shifter Heroka

AURORA AWARD FINALIST — Lilith Hoyl awakes to find herself a prisoner in a top-secret government laboratory. To win her freedom, all she needs to do is prove that she’s human. “A very interesting turn-around story, in which our expectations are upended at the last minute. ...a good read, and sadly, far too relevant to our own present world.” —The Billion Light-Year Bookshelf

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Douglas Smith

Spirit Dance

Published Mar 21, 2020 · 6,883 words (26 minutes)

Fantasy urban fantasy shapeshifting Shape-shifter Heroka

AURORA AWARD WINNER — Prequel to THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE WORLD — The Heroka, an ancient race of shapeshifters, draw their vitality from their totem animals. Gwyn Blaidd, a Heroka of the wolf totem, has lived as a recluse since a deadly battle with the Tainchel, the covert agency that hunts the Heroka, cost him the woman he loved. But when an old friend sets out to kill a powerful logging baron, Gwyn must again face the Tainchel—and his own dark past.

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