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1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 36

1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 36 “Legally the general would have the power to bring at least his two personal regiments to Cologne.” Dannwitz, who had studied law before becoming a soldier, was now reading the dispatch. … Continue reading

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1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 54

1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 54 Which, naturally, made Denise bridle. The girl did not react well to instruction, especially coming from someone who was no farther up Denise’s mental pecking order than her best friend. Anybody except a … Continue reading

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1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 35

1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 35 Chapter 19 Linz, Austria, The Scribe October 1, 1634 “My, my, look what the cat just dragged in.” The lean dark haired man threw the cards he was holding down on … Continue reading

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1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 53

1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 53 Chapter 26 Vienna, capital of Austria-Hungary The young woman on the stage finished the piece she was playing with a flourish, both vocally and with the fiddle itself. The audience in the reception … Continue reading

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1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 52

1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 52 PART III June, 1636 There burns a truer light Chapter 25 Prague, capital of Bohemia On their last night in Prague, Janos Drugeth came to Noelle’s suite. When she opened the door and … Continue reading

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1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 34

1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 34 “Maxie!” The abbess shook her head before drinking, and Elisabeth pretended to cough to keep from laughing at Maxie’s audacity. The abbess couldn’t even protest or continue this line of conversation … Continue reading

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1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 51

1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 51 Chapter 24 Freising, Bavaria When Mike awoke, he saw that Rebecca had risen before him. She’d already brewed some tea and was sitting at the small table in the corner of the bedroom … Continue reading

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1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 33

1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 33 Chapter 18 Magdeburg October 1, 1634 “Mother Dorothea, did you know uncle Hesse intended to attack Cologne? Is he acting on the emperor’s behalf?” Elisabeth turned her head to look at … Continue reading

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1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 50

1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 50 “Like I said! Hundreds of miles. Then –” Little finger, triumphantly raised above her head. “I’ve got to get on a fucking boat and sail all the way down from Hamburg to the … Continue reading

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1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 32

1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 32 Chapter 17 Bonn, Eigenhaus House October 1, 1634 “It looks as if he has gotten used to the smell of gun-oil.” Charlotte looked up from her nursing son and smiled at … Continue reading

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