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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 17

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 17 Chapter 7: A Trip to Bohemia September, 1634 Prague As it happened, Karl’s wait for the king’s pleasure wasn’t long at all. In fact, the king’s call came as soon as they arrived … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 16

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 16 Magdeburg This time Karl checked into his hotel and sent a note to Sarah asking when she could see him. Then he cooled his heels for a while and occupied himself with paper … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 15

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 15 Chapter 6: Your Presence Is Required August, 1634 “You have another letter, Prince Karl,” Josef Gandelmo told him when he got back from his latest trip to Magdeburg. “Is it from Gundaker again?” … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 14

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 14 Moses blinked. Cardinal Larry Mazzare had been approved by the pope, but it was hardly a Jew’s place to be telling that to a staunch Counter-Reformationist like Gundaker von Liechtenstein. Besides which, Gundaker … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 13

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 13 Fleischer’s Steak House, Magdeburg “Well, Sarah, you have a prince on your string for sure,” Heidi Partow told Sarah a few days later. “He’s actually in a hurry to come back to smoky, … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 12

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 12 Wendell Household, Magdeburg On Tuesday, Karl’s river boat was delayed so he didn’t reach Magdeburg until late. Rather than make Sarah wait for him, he presented himself at the Wendell house, which was … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 11

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 11 Chapter 5: Wagon’s Ho! Late July, 1634 On the Street outside the Fortney Property “Do you have everything?” Judy Wendell heard at the Sanderlin lot where everyone was gathering to leave. The Sanderlins … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 10

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 10 “I’m afraid that Judy is right about Sarah being better off in the public sector.” David buttered a roll, as he explained. “It’s not that she lacks the skills of business. At least … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 09

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 09 Chapter 4: Open Season June, 1634 Higgins Hotel, Ring of Fire Judy the Younger stretched on her bed in her suite at the Higgins Hotel. Mom and Sarah hadn’t moved to Magdeburg yet, … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 08

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 08 “Actually, it’s a fairly reasonable position,” Maximillian said after looking over the letter. “Both for us and for the lenders. Should the emperor win and the lands be restored to us, the debt … Continue reading

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