Tangled Webs: Trying Times

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
Out of the frying pan and into the fire, Skylar finds herself sinking deeper and deeper into a war that isn't hers. As the conflict between the local werewolf pack and the vampires that Skylar is currently staying with, she will not be able to stay impartial for long. Worse than that, it seems as though she has earned a new enemy who will throw her life into chaos yet again...

Third book in the "Tangled Webs" series, squeal to "Bite Me."

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Tangled Webs: Trying Times

Submitted: September 20, 2011

Out of the frying pan and into the fire, Skylar finds herself sinking deeper and deeper into a war that isn't hers. As the conflict between the local werewolf pack and the vampires that Skylar is currently staying with, she will not be able to stay impartial for long. Worse than that, it seems as though she has earned a new enemy who will throw her life into chaos yet again...

Third book in the "Tangled Webs" series, squeal to "Bite Me." Read Chapter

Submitted: September 21, 2011

My eyes snapped open… or maybe they were already open. For a moment I was blinded by light, but my eyes quickly adjusted and I could se... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 22, 2011

Something shook my shoulder. At least, I think it was my shoulder. From a distance I could hear my name being called. I focused on the so... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 23, 2011

My thoughts froze, and time seemed to slow as Thatcher moved closer to me. Instinctively, I knew what was going to happen. Part of me had... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 24, 2011

There were times when I was grateful for growing up in a mountain village. As I walked down the street, clinging to Lorenzo’s arm, this... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 25, 2011

Needless to say, our night out was pretty much ruined after that. For a change of pace, Lorenzo and Thatcher were both agreed on somethin... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 26, 2011

Thatcher headed back to school as soon as we arrived back at the vampire’s mansion. He said something about needing to research somethi... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 27, 2011

She was close. I could feel it, like the moonlight on my face. I didn’t know exactly where she was, but I knew she was close. Finding h... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 28, 2011

For a split second, it was as if time stood still. The only sound was that of the wind blowing through the snow covered bushes. Then the ... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 30, 2011

I ducked at the last seconded and just narrowly missed having my head blasted off. As it was, the attack left a good sized hole in the tr... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 30, 2011

“The wolves,” the Deman muttered, breaking the silence that had fallen after the howl. “What? You thought you were the only one... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 01, 2011

I had expected to be taken back to the vampires’ court. In hindsight, that was a pretty silly assumption on my part. There was no way t... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 02, 2011

“Back up, rewind, say that again?” I said, staring at Yiska. Yiska! Bambi groaned. She hasn’t gotten to that part yet! “I... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 03, 2011

In the end, exhaustion and Bambi’s stubbornness won out. He refused to say another word until I had gotten some sleep, and after the da... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 04, 2011

“I have to what?” I nearly choked the words out You need to keep Reuvan alive, my sword repeated. Before I could ask why, he went... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 05, 2011

The ten minutes it took us to make our way to the fifth floor were possibly the longest of my life. I kept expecting Reuvan to prove Bamb... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 06, 2011

Yiska opened the door to the bedroom without bothering to knock. “Your time is up,” he informed us before pausing to look back and fo... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 07, 2011

“Angel!” Skylark! “Tshi!” The voices clamored as I fell, the last one clearly coming from Reuvan as he was yanked dow... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 08, 2011

It was right on the tip of my tongue to say that I would strengthen the shields right then and there. I had created them, right? So I sho... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 09, 2011

Before too long, I was bundled up in front of the same fireplace as the night before. In almost exactly the same spot. The only different... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 10, 2011

James and Paul had been my first real friends, if you discount Bambi. They had made my days at DRA more than they would have been if I’... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 11, 2011

The kitchen was empty when we got there, and James happily deposited me at one of the chairs that was kept around the tables at one end. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 12, 2011

It took a bit of convincing, but I managed to talk Paul and James to take Reuvan and me to the library after our meal. I couldn’t, howe... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 07, 2014

It was slow going, but eventually we made it into the library, which was a lot less organized than I remembered it being. There were two ... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 14, 2014

As it turns out, Reuvan wasn’t one of those people who handled disappointment gracefully. After finding Thatcher’s hidey hole complet... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 21, 2014

Yiska was waiting for us when we finally fumbled our way past the aversion spells. He took one look at Reuvan’s ashy complexion and my ... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 28, 2014

"The past?" I repeated, numbly. "That's what you said," Glen confirmed. "You said it was before the Great War. I asked how you were s... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 05, 2014

I had hoped that I would never have to give this to you, Seashell. You won't ever know how many times I started and stopped writing this ... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 12, 2014

I don't know how long we sat like that. A few minutes, a few hours. I lost track of time and Yiska seemed to be content to just let me wo... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 19, 2014

The flash of light left me blinded, with my ears ringing. Heat scorched across my skin and I felt myself knocked to the floor. Or maybe I... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2015

The sun was shining brightly, outside the cave. Reuvan took over leading once we were outside, guiding me to a group of bushes where we c... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2015

For a moment, no one said a word. I wasn’t even certain I had heard Bambi correctly. “Raven’s son,” Reuvan repeated, dully. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 18, 2015

 “Go home,” Reuvan repeated, eyeing me strangely. I didn’t blame him. I wasn’t really sure what to make of him, either. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 25, 2015

We didn’t land so much as the spell seemed to spit us out. I hit the ground first, with Reuvan crashing down on top of me. I was too bu... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 31, 2015

 “Looks like the cub knows you,” Thorin informed the third stranger. “Enemy or friend?” Solas frowned a bit as he studie... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 14, 2015

Something was hovering at the edges of my senses. Something concerned and familiar. For a moment, I kept my eyes shut and just floated, t... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 20, 2015

 “She’s not dead.” “Simple transport from one realm to another shouldn’t have taken this long to shake off. We should ... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 07, 2015

 “Family?” Reuvan repeated, voicing the question before I could get to it. “I didn’t think Demans had families,” I add... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 15, 2015

“Yiska has a brother. A twin.” “That’s sixteen,” Reuvan muttered. “What?” I asked, only half paying attention to wh... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 20, 2015

“The greatest mystery of the Great War was who the Deman King was.” I couldn’t say I was shocked, honestly. I had been half afraid ... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 29, 2015

Thorin stumbled into the cave, breathing heavily as if he had just run five miles in a few minutes. I didn’t miss the way Solas stiffen... Read Chapter

Submitted: April 04, 2015

Reuvan was mad at me. He didn’t say anything, but I could tell. He wasn’t exactly being subtle about it, with his constant glares, bo... Read Chapter

Submitted: April 10, 2015

At first, all I could see were the weapons pointed at us. As much as I hate to admit it, it did take a few vital seconds for the source b... Read Chapter

Submitted: April 17, 2015

I ached. That was it, that was my whole world. My head throbbed, and the pain radiated downward, racing along my spine to spread into... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 01, 2015

The camp, oddly enough, reminded me of the village I had grown up in. There were tents instead of buildings, but the same feeling of fami... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 14, 2015

For the next hour or so, Reuvan and I swapped stories, catching one another up on how we each got captured. I didn’t spare any details,... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 31, 2015

I lost track of just how much time passed before Gamor returned. In all honesty, I wasn’t expecting her to come back at all. I expected... Read Chapter