Cast the Cards

S.L. Armstrong K. Piet Erik Moore Janine Ashbless Erin Sheppard Marie Carlson


Cast the Cards

Cast the Cards

  • Title: Cast the Cards
  • Author: S.L. Armstrong K. Piet Erik Moore Janine Ashbless Erin Sheppard Marie Carlson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 237
  • Format: Kindle Edition



For over 250 years, the use of the tarot for divination has been a mainstay of mystical and occult practices The themes and forces represented by the cards are said to govern our lives and our destinies Whether you believe that or not, the story of the cards is nevertheless the story of our lives the accomplishments and the pitfalls, the path from soaring joy to crushFor over 250 years, the use of the tarot for divination has been a mainstay of mystical and occult practices The themes and forces represented by the cards are said to govern our lives and our destinies Whether you believe that or not, the story of the cards is nevertheless the story of our lives the accomplishments and the pitfalls, the path from soaring joy to crushing defeat and back again Cast the Cards is a collection of six all new short stories that explore snapshots of remarkable individuals trying to make their way along that path.Edith, a woman who has been burned too many times to play the Fool again Until she meets Jo, a naval communications officer, and finds herself questioning all of her assumptions about life and love Jason, a young man whose bisexuality has made him feel like a Hermit When he s presented with an opportunity too good to be true, can he crawl out of his cave to accept happiness Sjofn the witch, on a quest to free herself from the control of the Hanged Man The pair of warriors she allies herself with have secrets of their own, but are they truly worth her trust Aaron, a dominant soul stuck in an ivory Tower A fellow top named Travis offers to show Aaron a side of life he s not experienced before and threatens to knock down Aaron s entire house of cards Bea, a mind reader weary of battle, but still with the Star in her eyes When her friend and lover Hope appears, needing sanctuary, Bea offers her than just good food and a place to rest Caleb, courted by a god beneath a dream of the Moon But in the waking world, a chance for something real forces Caleb to choose between love and immortality.The path the tarot set before us is never easy, but by facing it with strength and determination, the rewards it promises are worth the risk.


Recent Comments "Cast the Cards"

Probably the most interesting thing of this anthology are the “unexpected pair”; the editor chose to give a taste to the reader of all possible combination of same sex relationships, also the more uncommon (uncommon at least in the Gay Romance world). And odd enough, since it’s usually not my favourite genre, the one I probably liked best is the contemporary lesbian romance by Emily Moreton. Burn the Brightest by Emily Moreton (F/F): I really liked this story that is probably the first les [...]

Admittedly, I don’t know much about the world of the tarot, but I love the idea of using the cards as a jumping-off point for the stories included here. Fortunately, we’re provided with a little blurb about each tarot card, providing us with just enough information to understand the deeper themes of each story, but not so much as to overwhelm the plot.Strangely enough, while it was the pair of lesbian romances (Emily Moreton’s Burn the Brightest & Marie Carlson’s Blazing Star) that d [...]

This review originally posted on my site here.This one has been on my list for ages, because it has one of my buddy Marie Carlson's stories in it. And it's a story that I didn't see any part of during the draft phases (unusual, for us), so I was looking forward to a nice surprise. I loved it, predictably. "Blazing Star" has had favorable mention in many reviews, for very good reason. Marie has a talent for writing short stories that are self-contained and satisfying, but take place inside what i [...]

A very fine collection of short stories at least two of which I could have seen as full length novels.

Won in a giveaway draw.


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