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Shadow’s Blade – Snippet 03

Shadow’s Blade – Snippet 03 CHAPTER 2 I sat low in the leather bucket seat of the Z-ster, my silver 1977 280Z. The driver’s side window was open, a camera balanced on the top of the car door, its lens … Continue reading

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The Seer – Snippet 57

The Seer – Snippet 57 “I had heard something about it, yes.” In truth, he had been up late the night before, studying years’ worth of correspondence and trade agreements between the crown and the nominally Perripin city of Kelerre.

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Phoenix Ascendant – Chapter 24

Phoenix Ascendant – Chapter 24 Chapter 24 Kyri found her hand on Flamewing’s hilt, the sword already half drawn, before she caught herself. The horrific thought echoed through her, a sentence of death and failure. Not summon Myrionar’s power? Be … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 03

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 03 His mother shook her head, her face set in that surly-cross expression, like a bad-tempered tradesman’s dog, that she got when she was setting out to be really nasty. Her Irish accent came back strongly … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 02

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 02 The scene, when he’d arrived at the flat with the two police officers, just as his mother got in, just having received a call from the school…was something Tim would rather forget forever. She’d been … Continue reading

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The Seer – Snippet 56

The Seer – Snippet 56 Innel plucked a dagger from the wall, hefted it to see how it balanced, waiting for Lason to object, which he did not. He put it down, walked the periphery of the room. “How old … Continue reading

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Phoenix Ascendant – Chapter 23

Phoenix Ascendant – Chapter 23 Chapter 23 Poplock looked at Kyri, who was clearly weakened and shaking with reaction from the attack and shock, and Tobimar standing near her. Right, I can take this myself. “Okay, you’ve got a chance … Continue reading

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Shadow’s Blade – Snippet 02

Shadow’s Blade – Snippet 02 “Hold your brother’s hand. Don’t let go, no matter what.” Emmy takes Zach’s hand, as grim as a warrior. For once, he doesn’t complain. “Ready?”

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 01

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 01 Changeling’s Island Dave Freer CHAPTER 1 It had been the most terrifying, miserable day of Tim Ryan’s whole miserable life. He’d just done it to show Hailey. Because…because she said he was too scared. He … Continue reading

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Shadow’s Blade – Snippet 01

Shadow’s Blade – Snippet 01 Shadow’s Blade David B. Coe CHAPTER 1 They’re close, and getting closer by the minute. She’s made a mistake by coming inside. The drive-through; that would have been safest, the best way to get food … Continue reading

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