By Esther Dalseno
A lonely farm boy.
A lady with swallow’s wings.
An historic urban buried in a volcano.
A secret outdated as blood and bone.
There is extra to Gabriel than the lifestyles he’s ashamed of—the son of peasant winemakers, bullied relentlessly as a result of his disabled mom. For Gabriel has a mystery: the frilly dream international he descends into at night—a grandiose, vibrant existence—is changing into extra actual than his waking life.
Everything adjustments for Gabriel while he rescues a wounded creature—a impressive lady with swallow’s wings—from the voracious pursuit of Alfio Gallo, a perilous previous enemy. Aided through the gorgeous and mysterious Orlando Khan, Gabriel is conflicted through unanswered questions: who's the darkish person who dwells within the medieval tunnels underneath their urban? Is he only a figment of Gabriel’s strong mind's eye? And is the foundling relatively who she says she is?
Wrestling with manhood while beckoned by way of historical rites and international lands, Gabriel is set to make a perilous choice that adjustments the process existence as he understands it… so long as he can come to a decision which fact he’s in.
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Something Which Should Be Stopped. Even by a Card from the Mayor”, Daily Arkansas Gazette, 28 Oct 1879. 7 “Night Doctors. A Negro Superstition Which Cost the Life of One of Their Race”, St Louis Globe-Democrat, Missouri, 4 June 1885 8 “Surgeons Driven Off. Silly Negroes Spoil An Operation. Strange Hostility of Washington colored People to the Use of the Knife by a Doctor – Four Physicians Mobbed in Broad Daylight”, Trenton Times, New Jersey, 4 June chloroform, proceeds to fill up a bucket with the victim’s blood, for the purpose of making medicine…” 9 The newspapers reported regularly on the fears of night doctors amongst the African American communities right up until the end of the 19th century.
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Gabriel and the Swallows (The Volatile Duology, Book 1) by Esther Dalseno