Today, we have a very special treat for you from Masque of the Red Death author Bethany Griffin … three exclusive sneak peeks at the sequel!
The soft rustling of thousands of wings, at the same time that my nose registers an acrid scent. The darkness of the roof moves restlessly, and I realize that this place is filled with bats. Enormous, bloated, disease-carrying bats.
Sneak Peek #2:
The basement walls are lined with clocks and there are tables covered with half built clocks, tables of cogs and gears.
“He wants a great clock. The biggest I’ve ever built. And he wants it soon.”
“Prince Prospero doesn’t deign to tell a clockmaker why he wants a clock,” the man says.
Sneak Peek #3:
He doesn’t pull me close, but the length of my body rests against his.
I can feel his heart beating. Rapidly. Unless it’s my heart.
He doesn’t move. Maybe he’s going to hold me here, against his heart, forever.
Well? What do you think? Tell us in the comments your thoughts! The sequel to Masque of the Red Death will be out next year.