Today I’m turning over my blog to my friends C. D. (Catherine and Donald) Hersh. Take it away guys:
Thanks for letting us share some background on one of our character’s special skills.
When most readers hear the word “paranormal” along with the term “shape-shifter” they immediately think werewolves. While the shape-shifters in our books could be a wolf, more often than not they have other animal forms. The Keeper of the Stone, Eli, tells another character, “Our animal egos can be anything, even a titmouse, although ’tis nae an animal most would want.”
Readers might wonder why we chose to step outside the bounds of “normal shape-shifting” characters. It’s because we thought that other creatures in the animal kingdom had interesting abilities that could contribute something special to our stories.
In Son of the Moonless Night a hawk shifter plays a special part in the story. Why a…
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