Rated PG: Contains riddles
by Lauren M. Roy
Bronze-plated dragons with snapping shrapnel teeth guarded the landings. Those who weren’t eaten faced a wind-up Sphinx that spat out ticker-tape riddles. She hated it when they answered incorrectly; the Sphinx’ broken voice-recorder played back their dying screams for hours, until she went out and gave it a kick.
About the Author
Lauren M. Roy is a wanna-be bookstore owner, currently working in the publishing industry. When I’m she’s selling books, she’s writing them. She is represented for writerly things by Miriam Kriss of the Irene Goodman Literary Agency. Her first novel Night Owls was published by Ace in February 2014.
About the Narrator
Laura Denson is a transplanted Georgia native living in Maryland. She blogs about crafts, gaming, food, random thoughts on life, and anything else that strikes her fancy.