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Murmur

( Secrets of the Senses #1)

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"I am Roman. I am Gallic. I am Hibernian. I am too mixed in everything to be of concern to anything," Aonghas tells his friend. He's also the human counterpart of the demon gods who rule the five senses, blessed and burdened by this gift that has enhanced his senses beyond average human experience. But his gifts have kept him isolated and wary of forming relationships beyo ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 11th 2013 by MLR Press
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My review, I fear, will not do this book justice.

This book... This book got under my skin! I could not figure out what was happening, could not put it down and refused to let it beat me. Yes. I'm kind of competitive. I formed and discarded so many theories, I could've held my own with a Vegas blackjack dealer. This book frustrated me, held me captive and made me Google things. If I resort to Googling an author has done something right.

Aonghas perplexed me. At first, I thought he was put off by h
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MURMUR by Ryal Woods

Aonghas's mother died only moments after his birth, cutting him off from the only other being who is in touch with the entities known as the Sabball, the rulers of the senses. He must grow up virtually on his own with only the Five Senses themselves to guide him. But they are the kind of teachers who want him to find the answers to his own questions. It is not surprising then that the multi-heritage youth makes lots of arrogant mistakes.

Ryal Woods offers us a tantalizing sto
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Ryal Woods is the author of the Secrets of the Senses series, the first two books of which, Murmur and Becoming, are published by MLR Press. Woods has also published an erotic short story collection with MLR titled Stories for Boys. She experiments with writing styles and genres, which include stream of consciousness, poetic prose, classic romance codpiece busters, mythologies, and metaphysical an ...more

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