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9780991245628baker&taylorTHE SALT MACHINE
Book #1 of AND IN THEIR PASSING, A DARKNESS
(Sept 2015)
By Jeff Smieding Paperback

Distributed by Itasca Book Distribution 








salt machineTHE SALT MACHINE
Book #1 of AND IN THEIR PASSING, A DARKNESS
(December 2013)
By Jeff Smieding.  In three installments.

Cost: $5.99 (for the entire e-book series)

George and Vera Detzler live at the very edge of a dark forest that children are not allowed into. They live with their mother, who forces the children to cry every night, and with the help of a special machine, turns their tears into a special salt that she sells for drinking money. When Vera runs away with a strange boy from the forest,  George learns that she may be part of a dangerous plot to bring magic back into the world. George finally finds her, and together the two must journey home – each step of the way more dangerous than the last. They must confront evil spirits, a  monstrous wolf, and ultimately, the Salt Machine itself, if they want to survive.

And In Their Passing, Darkness: The Salt Machine pulls the reader into a dark, mesmerizing new world, pushing its young central characters into an unsettling world filled with trouble, beauty, and, above all else, magic. Smeiding writes with a clear, discerning eye and much heart. You will be transported.”
-David Oppegaard, author of The Ragged Mountains & The Suicide Collectors

 

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