The Strength Inside: A Short Story [NOOK Book]

Overview

Sisters Chastity and Alison must have privacy. As Bori--creatures of the wild--it has been difficult to "mainstream," but leaving their mountainous nests for a life in a regular human neighborhood has become essential for survival. However, the sisters cannot completely abandon a life outdoors because their siblings (the "littles") are still feral creatures. Chastity and Alison's perfect solution? Build a fence for the children to satisfy their alfresco needs, while protecting the neighbors from their ferocious ...
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The Strength Inside: A Short Story

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Overview

Sisters Chastity and Alison must have privacy. As Bori--creatures of the wild--it has been difficult to "mainstream," but leaving their mountainous nests for a life in a regular human neighborhood has become essential for survival. However, the sisters cannot completely abandon a life outdoors because their siblings (the "littles") are still feral creatures. Chastity and Alison's perfect solution? Build a fence for the children to satisfy their alfresco needs, while protecting the neighbors from their ferocious behaviors. If only the neighborhood Architectural Review Board president would approve their structural additions! The sisters have tried the appropriate human channels with little success - now, it's time to try their luck, Bori style...

ADDED BONUS MATERIAL: an excerpt from Melissa Marr's novel GRAVEMINDER!
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Editorial Reviews

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"Marr serves up THE STRENGTH INSIDE, which poses the question, which is more evil, a family of monsters or a homeowners association?" --RT Reviews
Vampire Book Club
"The juxtaposition of feral fae attempting to mainstream in the ‘burbs is both creepy and touching. Marr’s THE STRENGTH INSIDE had me rapt from beginning to end." --Vampire Book Club
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015731507
  • Publisher: Melissa Marr
  • Publication date: 12/8/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 223,820
  • File size: 632 KB

Meet the Author

Melissa Marr is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of Wicked Lovely series, Graveminder, and Carnival of Souls. With Kelley Armstrong, she has edited two anthologies (Enthralled and Shards & Ashes) and has co-authored the upcoming children’s series, The Blackwell Pages. Prior to writing, she taught university literature and worked at various fun places including a biker bar, an archaeological dig, and a day care. You can find her online at www.melissa-marr.com.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2013

    Good

    Good short story! It was different that's for sure. But I enjoyed it!

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