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Fight Like A Woman

Windeeri has become a home, and she’ll defend it, even at the cost of her own life.

Fight Like A Woman

Meet Kyle Sorton, teen, orphan, living a life of no purpose on a space station. Occupation: janitor. Future prospects: none. His only dream is to be someone. Anyone will do.

Wish granted–sort of. An accident aboard his space station forces his flight, and his ship crash lands on an unknown world. Mortally wounded, he uses an experimental healing device called a Clavatar to transfer his consciousness to the body of an alien woman. When he awakens, he discovers that this woman not only has special abilities, but that parts of her consciousness still exist. Even more surprising to him is the fact that his new host, named Rinarra, is married to Merat, another woman. She is understandably upset over losing her wife, and initially rejects the new Rinnara.

Confusion reigns, and compounding his problem of understanding his new form is the existence of a hostile alien force known as the Droogs. Large, purple, and utterly evil, Droogs care not about any lives other than their own. Kyle, who slowly begins to not only identify as Rinnara but also to fall in love with Merat, decides to fight the invaders. Windeeri has become a home, and she’ll defend it, even at the cost of her own life.

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About the Author

I was born in Toronto many years ago, managed to scrape through university, worked at a bus company in Toronto for three years, and then I moved to Japan to teach ESL...and I've been there ever since. I write mainly YA Fantasy, and my best-known novels are the Catnip series, Twisted--a gender-switch novel--The Auctioneer, The Titans of Ardana trilogy, and many other novels featuring adventure and feats of derring-do.

Why did I become a writer? I had a lot of stories in my mind that wouldn't let go, so...write them down. YA Fantasy offers the perfect medium for escapism. With fantasy, I can send the reader on a journey that they won't want to come back from. I love all fantasy and sci-fi books, and my favorite writers are N.K. Jemisin, and Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, who wrote Inferno and Lucifer's Hammer.

If you want to reach me, check out J.S. Frankel on Amazon, Jesse Frankel on Facebook, and Jesse Seth Frankel on Twitter.

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