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1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 38

This book should be available now so this is the last snippet. 1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 38 “Which he can have, for as much as I can bargain the bribe up to. What you said was you … Continue reading

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1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 37

1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 37 Chapter 19 “They’ve got to be here somewhere,” Darryl said. The sun had come up, but the streets of King’s Lynn, being a warren of warehouses and chandleries, were still dark. There … Continue reading

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1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 36

1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 36 Chapter 18 “Stop!” Finnegan realised he’d not managed more than a wheeze. Louder, “Stop!” Another series of explosions, then, and shots, and he yelled again. “STOP!” He kept up a walking pace. … Continue reading

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1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 35

1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 35 More shooting. This time he saw the little flashes, nothing like the great long spout of flame and sparks you got with a wheel-lock, and certainly no flash from the priming. He … Continue reading

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1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 34

1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 34 Chapter 17 “Sure I saw something. Gleam like a Dutch-glass, chief. They’re after spying on us.” Finnegan raised an eyebrow. O’Halloran was definitely in the shallows in matters of scholarship and wit, … Continue reading

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1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 33

1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 33 “True, but on the bright side, if I’m right about that American bitch with her rifle, the closer the cover, the less she’ll shoot at us, I’m thinking.” Even in the full … Continue reading

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1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 32

1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 32 Chapter 16 Earith “So that’s the Dutchman’s ditch, is it?” Tully looked down from the bridge. Away in the distance, to perhaps half a mile, there was a small settlement of tents … Continue reading

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1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 31

1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 31 From the corner of his eye Finnegan could see Tully bristling. “I understand your distress, Sir Henry, truly I do. This day I’ve lost three good men, three! The two who you … Continue reading

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1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 30

1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 30 Chapter 15 “Are you hurt, Tully?” Finnegan was incredulous, and felt he had every right to be. Two horses come back without riders, and Barry slumped, grey-faced and blue-lipped in his saddle. … Continue reading

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1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 29

1635: A Parcel of Rogues – Snippet 29 He was all but on them by the time they got their horses turned around. Plainly not trained warhorses, but beasts that needed careful management around the sounds and smells of gunfire … Continue reading

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