“How The Grail Came To The Fisher King” by Sarah Avery

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Much has changed since the days of Camelot, but the duty of a true knight is never through, especially when there is still someone to write the tale. So when a patient is in trouble, she sends for her knights, and wherever the medical center, whatever the year, they will arrive on horseback in shining armor. The world around her changes as she sees fit – a battle between myth and mortality – a fight to a happily ever after.

How The Grail Came To The Fisher King

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About the Author
Sarah Avery won the 2015 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for her contemporary fantasy novella collection, Tales from Rugosa Coven, which follows the adventures of some very modern Pagans in a supernatural New Jersey even weirder than the one you think you know. Trafficking in Magic, Magicking in Traffic, an anthology she coedited with David Sklar, includes stories from James Enge, Darrell Schweitzer, and Elizabeth Bear. Her short fiction has appeared in Fantasy Scroll and Jim Baen's Universe, as well as Black Gate, where she has also been a columnist for many years. She's an escaped academic with a Ph.D. in English Literature and a private practice as a writing coach. Her newest book, The Imlen Brat, debuts in October 2016. Alfie Award winning editor John O'Neill describes The Imlen Brat as "a tale of court intrigue, fast-changing alliances, and the constant subtle peril of being an adopted daughter in an enemy royal house ... a compact Game of Thrones, with mighty pirate kingdoms, weather wizards, quarrelsome ghosts, curses, and secret magics." She lives in Maryland with her husband and sons. You can find out more and download free reads at her website.
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