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Ponderings from author Rene Astle (or her urban fantasy pen name C. Rene Astle)


Rene Astle is the author of the scifi series The Lyra Cycle. Under the super secret pseudonyn C. Rene Astle she also writes the Bloodborne Pathogens dark fantasy series. She's also penned short stories under both names.