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"Courting couples in the Voyer d'Argenson...

“Courting couples in the Voyer d’Argenson park in Asnières”, Vincent van Gogh (1887) (Photo credit: BlikStjinder)

In honor of Valentines Day, I’m taking part in the Cupid’s Literary Connection blog-hop by posting a scene between Leila and Thomas. For a look at this scene, please click here.

As I explained here, my retirement plan was always to move to an island and open a coffee shop. A very bad coffeeshop, allowing me plenty of time to write novels. The retirement came early, the island is bigger than I expected (England), and the first novel is drafted. It’s called Null City, and was written in collaboration with my daughter Hannah, a college student. Quick overview:

NULL CITY: Superpowers suck. If you just want to live a normal life, Null City is only a Metro ride away. After one day there, imps become baristas, and hellhounds become poodles. Demons settle down, become parents, join the PTA, and worry about their taxes. 
When forces try to destroy Null City in order to capture the the angelic relic powering the City and its Metro,  Gaby, a (technically) dead accountant, teams up with Leila, the teenage daughter of the Prince of Hell, to protect the City. It just would have been nice if someone told them the Angels were all on the other side. Or that the only one who can help is Gaby’s ex — the angel she killed.

 For more about Null City and to read sample chapters, click here.