Stray Feathers: Extras from The Chaos Cycle features seven spicy stories that take place between The Hollow Gods (book #1) and The Echoed Realm (book #2). Totalling 135 pages, these stories explore the primary couple’s relationship between books and offer fans a never before seen glimpse into the characters’ pasts.
Stray Feathers is best enjoyed after reading both The Hollow Gods and The Echoed Realm, though five of the seven stories only require familiarity with The Hollow Gods.
You can receive Stray Feathers at a discounted price when you purchase it as an add-on with the The Chaos Cycle paperback set or the hardback set.
All copies are signed by me.
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Praise for The Hollow Gods
Vrana’s dark, folklore-infused debut, the first of a duology, introduces readers to the residents of Black Hollow, who hold their daughters close and their twisted secrets closer…Vrana crafts a unique local mythology and draws from existing lore to create a sense of creeping dread. Vrana is off to a strong start with this solid, suspenseful tale.
– Publisher’s Weekly
A. J. Vrana’s debut “The Hollow Gods” is an exciting contemporary horror-fantasy that shines when it declines to play frights, which are easy, and instead explores dread, collective and generational grief, trauma, and historical responsibility…The fragmented, surgically precise narrative builds from the utterly, painfully ordinary to the absurd and fantastic.
Praise for The Echoed Realm
Compulsively readable, with complicated characters and expansive world-building, this is an epic, macabre folktale for a new generation. Vrana’s lyrical writing is a mix of poetry, chaos, violence, and energy, blending to create a wild and wonderful potion, and I can’t wait to read more from this rich new voice in contemporary fantasy.
– Kim Smejkal, author of INK IN THE BLOOD and CURSE OF THE DIVINE
“What at first seems a familiar battle of good vs. evil is cleverly turned on its head as Vrana pulls readers down the rabbit hole into her strange, folkloric world.”
– Publisher’s Weekly
“The Echoed Realm pulls no punches and offers a masterfully crafted supernatural horror that’s not afraid to face the hard truths and imagine a different kind of world.
“Everything about this book has a dark and spellbinding edge…an emerging threat in your peripheral vision, a creeping dread. Horror, supernatural, and fantasy push the threads of realism to its very edges.”
– The Coy Caterpillar Reads Book Reviews