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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 03

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 03 His mother shook her head, her face set in that surly-cross expression, like a bad-tempered tradesman’s dog, that she got when she was setting out to be really nasty. Her Irish accent came back strongly … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 02

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 02 The scene, when he’d arrived at the flat with the two police officers, just as his mother got in, just having received a call from the school…was something Tim would rather forget forever. She’d been … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 01

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 01 Changeling’s Island Dave Freer CHAPTER 1 It had been the most terrifying, miserable day of Tim Ryan’s whole miserable life. He’d just done it to show Hailey. Because…because she said he was too scared. He … Continue reading

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Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 36

This book should be available now so this is the last snippet. Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 36 One bodyguard moved to the window, obliquely. The other came closer to the desk, hand on his sword. “Cavalry,” said the … Continue reading

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Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 35

Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 35   Chapter 23 Baghdad   In his magnificent palace in the great city of Baghdad the Ilkhan, Hotai the Ineffable, glowered at his grand vizier and the four assembled generals. He had moved … Continue reading

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Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 34

Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 34   “They’ll change their minds about that. After you have done, come back. I’ll have had time to interpret this, and to look at the maps.” “He is an exceptional map-maker,” said Benito, … Continue reading

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Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 33

Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 33 Chapter 22 Corfu The Venetian fleet sailed on the first day of November. Not a good season for sailing, but Benito had his weather information. All he had to do was persuade the … Continue reading

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Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 32

Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 32   She was moved to a generosity of her own. She moved her power and set it lightly on his shoulders. “Hekate’s blessing goes with you. You will walk safe and silent in … Continue reading

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Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 31

Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 31  Chapter 21 Milan  Fillipo Maria was delighted with the new conduit of news coming out of Venice. Details of the 48 pounders ordered, and how they were being fitted — along with the … Continue reading

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Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 30

Burdens Of The Dead – Snippet 30   “To destroy it for ever so that I can have a better world for my daughter,” said Benito, lightly. “That’s what I want, but it is not what I’ll get.” Androcles was … Continue reading

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