The Sundered

The Sundered

By Ruthanne Reid
The world I know is flooded. You don’t go in the water. You don’t touch it. If you do, it will get you, drag you down,and you’re gone.

About the Book

The world I know is flooded. You don’t go in the water. You don’t touch it. If you do, it will get you, drag you down, and you’re gone.

Harry Iskinder knows the rules: Don’t touch the water, or it will pull you under; conserve food, or you’ll run out at the worst time; use Sundered slaves gently, or they die too quickly to be worthwhile.

The Sundered create food. The Sundered create shelter. They’re also dying out. In a world lost to deadly flood that kills on contact, Harry thinks he knows the score, but when he claims the magnificent and powerful Sundered One named Aakesh, he quickly finds himself in deep and dangerous water.

About the Author

Best-Selling author Ruthanne Reid has led a convention panel on world-building, taught courses on plot and character development, and was keynote speaker for The Write Practice 2021 Spring Retreat. Author of two series with five books and fifty short stories, Ruthanne has lived in her head since childhood, when she wrote her first story about a pony princess and a genocidal snake-kingdom, using up her mom’s red typewriter ribbon. When she isn’t reading, writing, or reading about writing, Ruthanne enjoys old cartoons with her husband and two cats, and dreams of living on an island beach far, far away. P.S. Red is still her favorite color.

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