Fiona West

I'm an American author of lighthearted fantasy novels...with kissing.

Work-in-Progress Wednesday

“Did you mean to give me a ‘come hither’ stare?” Abbie asked. Parker grinned. “I was just enjoying watching you. I didn’t know it would summon you, but I’m not sorry it did.” He held out a white-gloved hand. “Would you like to waltz with me?” “Are you any good?” “I excel at many things, […]

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The Ex-Princess

CHAPTER ONE As Abelia stood on the platform, anticipating the vibration of the public light rail train’s arrival, she never imagined it would be the last time. It was a Wednesday, so those without train allowances were walking to work, streaming swiftly by like the waters of a brook, most babbling into their phones. She […]

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Crossing imaginary lines

I was reminded again today why fantasy works so well when I write about cross-cultural interactions: they are both full of arbitrary rules. Just full of them. I live overseas, as you may know, and I have been calling a medical lab since 6:30 this morning, trying to get my results sent to me by […]

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