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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 06

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 06 PART I: THE VIRTUE OF TEMPERANCE A due restraint upon affections and passions Chapter 4 November, 1635 Castello del Valentino, near Turin in Savoy Terrye Jo Tillman had spent at least an hour … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 05

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 05 “Beringhien,” Louis said. “Who brought this note?” “Madame de Chevreuse, Sire,” he answered. “She was most furtive.” “Indeed.” He took the letter and tucked it into his doublet. “I can imagine.”

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 04

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 04 Chapter 3 August, 1635 Near Paris Before the sun reached its height, the royal party was on the king’s road to Fontainebleau. The queen and king rode in a luxuriously-appointed carriage, escorted by … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 03

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 03 “Madame, I –” “Sire.” She turned on her backless chair, affecting to see him for the first time, and allowed herself to fall to one knee. “I beg your pardon. I did not … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 02

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 02 Chapter 2 August, 1635 Paris On the morning of the Feast of St. Louis, the king of France awoke in the darkness. He was unable to sleep any longer. By the time he … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 01

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 01 1636: The Cardinal Virtues Eric Flint and Walter H. Hunt PROLOGUE Chapter 1 Late July, 1635 Outside of Paris, France The need for secrecy was constant. No one believed that more strongly than … Continue reading

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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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