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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 04

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 04 “I’ve been corresponding with King Albrecht and he is supportive of the idea of improvements and so are the Roths,” Karl said. “Silesia is a little more complicated. Well . . . difficult. … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 03

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 03 “King Albrecht must let us collect our rents and taxes from our lands. To do otherwise would be to declare before all the world that he doesn’t respect the rights of his nobles. … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 02

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 02 Chapter 2: Send Money June, 1634 Liechtenstein House, outside the Ring of Fire “It’s a letter from your Uncle Gundaker.” Josef Gandelmo, Karl’s tutor, financial manager, and companion, handed him the letter across … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 01

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 01 1636: The Viennese Waltz by Eric Flint, Paula Goodlett and Gorg Huff Chapter 1: Family Issues June, 1634 Liechtenstein House, outside the Ring of Fire Prince Karl Eusebius von Liechtenstein watched Istvan Janoszi … Continue reading

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1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 41

This book should be available now so this is the final snippet. 1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 41 Tromp leaned back and shook his head. “No. Men who have no freedom have little to lose. When … Continue reading

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1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 40

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 40 Van Walbeeck nodded enthusiastically. “Most prudent. And speaking of guards, I’m wondering if we shouldn’t set up some special detachments of them here, too.” Tromp folded his arms. “You mean, … Continue reading

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1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 39

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 39 “I am more informed than I would have been had I hurried to be on time,” retorted van Walbeeck with his trademark impish grin. He pulled up a chair and … Continue reading

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1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 38

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 38 Even rags, Tromp reflected, continuing the futile task of cleaning his hands with a towel already inundated with bilge water, even rags were rare enough commodities, here. What weaving the … Continue reading

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1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 37

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 37 Chapter 19 St. Eustatia, Caribbean With the dawn silhouetting the culverins that jutted out aggressively over the ramparts of Fort Orange behind them, Martin Tromp turned to look into St. … Continue reading

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1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 36

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 36 Chapter 18 San Juan, Puerto Rico Barto — the only name he ever gave out because it was the only one he had ever had — ate the third slice … Continue reading

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