This is exactly what it says on the tin. Isobelle's sent us an excerpt from The Sending
, to share with all of you wonderful Obernet members who have stuck out the wait.
I've extended this excerpt, to match the one listed on Penguin's website
. Read the whole thing here! A nibble from The Sending to whet the appetite...
Part of this excerpt has been kicking around in the Road to the Sending Whose Line Competition
for about a month - and now, we can share the entire excerpt for your reading pleasure!
To read the excerpt in full, make sure you're logged in, then follow the link: A nibble from The Sending to whet the appetite...to Obernet, from Isobelle
For those of you not logged in, here's an...er...excerpt of the excerpt
...I tried to wake but a forest clearing wove itself into a living cage about me, the breeze that fanned my cheeks pungent with the scent of pine needles. A figure appeared before me suspended above the ground, emanating pallid lavender light. Human-shaped but scaled like a fish or a lizard, its eyes were a queer cloudy white, its hair insubstantial as mist.
‘Guildmistress, help us.’
"Thank you Isobelle
" doesn't quite cover it, does it?
Not long to go now! *points to counter on the right*
. If you missed the news, The Sending
will be released on the 31st October 2011. *flails and squees all 'round*
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