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Sharp Dark Things VI – Prince Elumin

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Sarah has confessed to me that she finds this character particularly alluring. 
Personally I think he's pretty damn sexy and she's certainly drawn him that way. But that's just me.
Imagine fancying your own character. I'm utterly shameless.


Elumin is Commander in Chief of Faetaera's Elnight Force and Aurelia's husband. He came into Aurelia's life shortly after her father died and was instrumental in securing a victory for the ruling house . He loves Aurelia deeply but is threatened by Larell's quiet dedication to her. He shows this in subtle ways.
"While the Senex assembled, Elumin sat with his arms languidly draped along the engraved armrests of his throne. Now his left arm moved minutely as he trailed a slim forefinger along the length of the throne arm. The design carved into the dragon ivory no longer resembled the other armrest. Eyes pinned on Larell, he spoke. “Larell, your initial investigation suggests beings are sprouting which seem at fir…

Author Interview - Emily Benet

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Emily was born in London to a Welsh mother and Spanish father, but spent her teenage years in Barcelona.
Her debut book ShopGirl Diaries began as a blog about working in her Mum's eccentric chandelier shop. It won the CompletelyNovel Author Blog Awards at the London Book Fair in 2010 and inspired her script for Shop Girl Blog, a comedy taster starring Katy Wix.

Emily has contributed articles on Blogging and Social Media to guidebooks and magazines including Survival Guide to Journalism, Publishing Talk, The New Writer and Mslexia and runs Blogging for Beginners and Improvers workshops.

She has just signed a two book deal with Harper Collins' digital imprint Harper Impulse and her next book, Spray Painted Bananas, will be coming out in Summer 2014. 

If she's not writing or thinking about writing, it's probably because she's up a mountain or fast asleep.
***** I met Emily through the generosity of my writing friend Sydnee Blake. If not for her offer of a blogging workshop …