Malena Crawford is the author of the novel A Fistful of Honey (published in February of 2017). In addition to storytelling, her passion is revolutionizing the way women of color see and experience themselves. Malena is a student of Iyanla Vanzant and founded the Black Divine Feminine Reawakened movement. Please visit her website at MalenaCrawford.com or follow her on Instagram @MalenaCrawford.
Something knocks on the door. Esther, dreaming, would like to ignore it. Instead, she blinks awake and grabs her shotgun, because dead things typically call for bullets, not spell work, and whatever wants inside her home is certainly dead.
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