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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 07

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 07 She set the last sheet aside, making a neat stack, and lay the quill next to it. The window was still there, and she could throw it all away and start again. Or … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 06

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 06 PART I: THE VIRTUE OF TEMPERANCE A due restraint upon affections and passions Chapter 4 November, 1635 Castello del Valentino, near Turin in Savoy Terrye Jo Tillman had spent at least an hour … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 05

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 05 “Beringhien,” Louis said. “Who brought this note?” “Madame de Chevreuse, Sire,” he answered. “She was most furtive.” “Indeed.” He took the letter and tucked it into his doublet. “I can imagine.”

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 04

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 04 Chapter 3 August, 1635 Near Paris Before the sun reached its height, the royal party was on the king’s road to Fontainebleau. The queen and king rode in a luxuriously-appointed carriage, escorted by … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 03

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 03 “Madame, I –” “Sire.” She turned on her backless chair, affecting to see him for the first time, and allowed herself to fall to one knee. “I beg your pardon. I did not … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 02

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 02 Chapter 2 August, 1635 Paris On the morning of the Feast of St. Louis, the king of France awoke in the darkness. He was unable to sleep any longer. By the time he … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 01

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 01 1636: The Cardinal Virtues Eric Flint and Walter H. Hunt PROLOGUE Chapter 1 Late July, 1635 Outside of Paris, France The need for secrecy was constant. No one believed that more strongly than … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 49

The book should be available now, so this is the last snippet. 1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 49 Marina was looking at him and he snorted. “All right. I’m not talking about the Partow twins. They’re clever enough, especially … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 48

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 48 It had become a matter of increasing worry over the last few months only partly ameliorated by getting into the exports trade. They were now shipping goods manufactured in Vienna up- and downriver, … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 47

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 47 Chapter 16: Wedding Plans March, April and May, 1635 The Hofburg Palace Vienna, Austria Emperor Ferdinand III wasn’t thrilled with the letter from Wallenstein. He looked at the two Liechtenstein brothers sitting across … Continue reading

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