A Bird in the Hand (ebook)


Aurora Award Finalist

Lilith Hoyl awakes to find herself a prisoner in a top-secret government laboratory. To win her freedom, all she needs to do is prove that she’s human.


Urban fantasy; shapeshifters (a Heroka short story)


“It's a very interesting turn-around story, in which our expectations are upended at the last minute. ...a good read, and sadly, far too relevant to our own present world.” —The Billion Light-Year Bookshelf

“...great fun to read” —Dreams and Speculations

“...has a woman fed chemicals to prove whether she’s human or a shape-shifter ... well worth reading.” —SF Crowsnest Reviews

Publication History

This story first appeared in Warrior Wise Woman 3 (anthology, Norilana Press, USA); August 2010; ISBN-13: 978-1-60762-061-7, ISBN-10: 1-60762-061-8

Available Download Formats

Buyers may download either or both of the following formats:

.mobi (Kindle)
.epub (Nook, Sony, iPad, Kobo, and most ereaders)

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