The Floating Cradle

The Floating Cradle

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MagdaThenAndNow By MagdaThenAndNow Completed

Sixteen-year-old Sarah hasn't seen her sister Allie in nearly a decade thanks to a family feud she can hardly remember. But the world waits for no grudge; around the time of Sarah's birth, a race of aliens known as the tanta made first contact with Earth, launching humanity into a new star-faring age. Most people embrace tantic innovation, but Sarah isn't so sure. Growing up on her family's multi-generational dairy farm, she's learned nothing can replace blood and tradition.

Personal crisis meets global catastrophe as Allie pays her family a surprise visit on Christmas Eve. Can they bridge the distance between them before it's too late?

The Floating Cradle  is a novella of 26,000 words.

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