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A short story regarding wolves and trolls and loyalty

A Gobbelino-adjacent short story involving suspicious wolves, violent unicorns, and really annoying donkeys …

A Short Story Involving Cats, Ghosts, Wardrobes, & Housekeeping

A Gobbelino London PI short story, set in Whitby just before the events of A Menace of Mermaids, and just after a Worry of Weres.

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The Reader’s 12 Days of Christmas

In which I have another shot at ruining 12 days of Christmas, as if I haven’t already done that enough …

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No One Ever Talks About the Book Wolves

A deleted scene from the fifth Gobbelino London book, featuring two of his least favourite things …

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Reading Aloud: A Risk of Sexy Armour

“You only get to ask for the adventure you want. After that it’s up to the machine.”

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A Festive, Dragonish Short Story Read-Along

A short festive tale from the world of Beaufort Scales and Toot Hansell, featuring dogs and dragons and a little too much mulled wine …

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You Better Watch Out! (A Christmas Short Story)

A short Christmas story involving elves, Santa’s workshop, and some festive rebellion …

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Green Snakes, Quarantine, & a Melee of Mages

In which I read you a short story that explains how Green Snake got his name. His real one, that is …

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Four Calling Birds – A Toot Hansell Christmas Story

Gilbert settled himself under the cover of a hedge, watching the bird through the window …

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A Partridge in a Pear Tree – a Toot Hansell Christmas story

Was there some sort of official scale for these things, from harmless eccentricity to “call the care home”?