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Happy Holidays From Rebecca Diem: The Adventures of Cat & Mouse #1

Merry Christmas Eve to you and yours! As a special treat for the holiday season, here is the origin story of Cat & Mouse, a short story I created for the Airmail newsletter. It’s the first in a new series of shorts following the exploits and escapades of your favourite sibling duo. My deepest thanks for being part of the extraordinary adventure I’ve had this year!

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Cat searched her bag for the last of the biscuits and came up with crumbs. She took a deep breath before uncorking the water flask and turning to her brother with a smile.

“Here you are! Just enough to wet your whistle.”

She dribbled some into Morris’ open mouth. He giggled and most dribbled down his chin. For the hundredth time that morning, Cat reminded herself that a toddler could not be counted on to understand the gravity of their situation.

“Now dinner!” he exclaimed.

“Not just yet, it’s hardly tea time silly boy. You wouldn’t want to spoil your appetite. Soon we’ll have a grand feast.”

“But I’m hungry now.”

“No, no, not yet. Here, want to play with the telescope again?”

Cat was very nearly at her wit’s end, but there was no time for despair. Not when they’d made it so far already. She helped Morris climb onto the musty armchair she’d pushed to the boarded-up window, peering between the slats at the bustling town below. In the distance, the new tallport stretched high into the air, with airships of every shape and size gliding to and fro. If only they knew which one they were looking for. 

Reviewsday Tuesday and a Tales of the Captain Duke Prize Pack!

I’m so thrilled to hear that you’re enjoying the books! Ratings and reviews are so important for indie authors so that new readers will take a chance on our work. Thank you to everyone who has shared these stories and helped to spread the word!

I’m hard at work on Book 3 of the Tales of the Captain Duke, and I promise you that Events of Particular Significance will be resolved in a satisfactory way. (You’re going to love Professor Sewell…)

SALE: The Stowaway Debutante

SALE: The Stowaway Debutante

In The Stowaway Debutante, an encounter with the legendary Captain Duke sets Clara’s life on a new course filled with airships and adventure.

Now, the Tales of the Captain Duke continues in From Haven to Hell, where the pirates return to the hideout to find the traitor in their midst and Clara must learn to trust her new friends before her secrets tear the crew apart!

Digital editions of The Stowaway Debutante are now on sale! For a limited time only, you can catch up with Clara and the Captain for just 99¢ in advance of the release of the sequel on May 31.

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