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The Forever Engine – Snippet 12

The Forever Engine – Snippet 12   “The what?” Thomson sputtered. “No, I didn’t think so,” Buller said with a nod. “There were cases of sabotage, such as the Vickers workshop, which I think are also linked to this spy, … Continue reading

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1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 56

The book is out now so this is the last snippet. 1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 56 “Oh, tell them not to worry,” Atwood spoke up with a grin. “I recorded the song on tape, and I’m going to … Continue reading

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1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 55

1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 55 There was one thought on the minds of every man facing her. Franz could see it in their eyes. But only one had the courage to say it. There was a stir as … Continue reading

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1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 54

1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 54 Chapter 29           Franz gave the downbeat for the next-to-the-last song of the night, what Marla referred to as her mother’s favorite ballad, Those Were the Days.

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1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 53

1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 53 “The first thing you must know, young Simon, is that all men, even the greatest of heroes, have flaws. Only our Savior is without flaw or imperfection. Even the greatest heroes of the … Continue reading

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1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 52

1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 52 Chapter 28           For several days, Samson’s end was never very far from the front of Simon’s mind. He would worry at the tale like a dog with a scrap of bone. How … Continue reading

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1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 51

1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 51 “That’s not exactly what I imagined when you said ‘cab’.” “Heavy wagon, light wagon, large cart, small cart, everyone just calls them ‘cabs’,” Franz said. “Something we picked up from you up-timers.”

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1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 50

1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 50 “Gather round, men.” Gotthilf waited until they had circled around him. “Okay, here’s the word. Walk single file through the scene over the steps that we made in the ashes until you get … Continue reading

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1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 49

1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 49 Chapter 27           Ciclope and Pietro were back in that same tavern. It was still filled with smoky haze from the fireplace at one end of the room. Ciclope missed the old man … Continue reading

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1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 48

1636 The Devil’s Opera – Snippet 48 “I wouldn’t do that,” Marla protested, in the face of everyone else’s smiles. After a moment, she smiled as well. “All right, but I need more coffee first.” She leaned forward and held … Continue reading

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