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The Lion Lies Waiting

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Sequel to The Moth and Moon



Winter, 1780, and the solstice is fast approaching. Four months after the events of The Moth and Moon, burly fisherman Robin Shipp is preparing for his first Midwinter festival with his lover, the handsome baker Edwin Farriner. But when a letter arrives begging for help, they must travel with their friend, Duncan, to Port Knot on sinister Blac
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Published December 14th 2018 by NINESTAR PRESS
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Evie Drae
The Lion Lies Waiting by Glenn Quigley is packed full of LGBTQ+ characters and has an undercurrent of romance, but its main focus is on the stunning historical fantasy world Mr. Quigley created and the many intriguing characters within it.

This is book two in a series put out by Ninestar Press. I’m usually a bit hesitant to read books in a series, unless it’s book one. However, I was thoroughly pleased to find this book did a wonderful job of standing alone. I didn’t find myself confused or left
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Cathy Geha
Dec 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
The Lion Lies Waiting by Glenn Quigley
Sequel to The Moth and the Moon

Historical Fantasy set in a time that never was...or a time that was but never was as this book portrayed it. In this story 1780 was a time that allowed couples to form and live and love according to their own preferences without prejudice and with acceptance by those around them.

As for the story…

Edwin is called by his widowed sister-in-law to come deal with his difficult rather crazy sounding mother. He asks his partner, Robi
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Jules Lovestoread
Jan 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Awww.... Love, love, love. So good! Especially the last quarter of the book. It kept gaining momentum, and ended really strong. So much love for our dear Robin Shipp - and Edwin, and Duncan, and everyone else in Blashy Cove. This book took some of the Merryapple folk on an adventure to Blackrabbit Island, and things got pretty intense! O.O
I adore the world building, and Mr. Quiqley's alternate universe version of these islands off the Cornish coast. There's some steampunk elements that are very
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Glenn
Dec 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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Glenn Quigley is a graphic designer originally from Dublin and now living in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. He creates bear designs for www.themoodybear.com. He has been interested in writing since he was a child, as essay writing was the one and only thing he was ever any good at in school. When not writing or designing, he enjoys photography and has recently taken up watercolour painting.