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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 19

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 19 * * * Tim’s first take on the Island Show had been dismay. Five dollars to get in! He hadn’t known there was going to be an entry charge, and all the money he could … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 18

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 18 CHAPTER 8 Being woken up the next day was hard enough. He’d have slept until midday if he’d been allowed to. He really didn’t care if the cow needed milking. Unfortunately, the cow did, by … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 17

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 17 “Lucky as all get out,” said McKay. “He took to it like a duck to water.” “And he nearly caught a shark.” Harrison held his arms at full stretch. “It was towing the boat.” “Nearly … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 16

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 16 So they’d gone across to a small cove on the nearest little island. Here there’d been a bit of tricky work getting them, and the fish bin, and their lunch off, and the boat safely … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 15

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 15 CHAPTER 7 Tim found himself cramming into the front of the ute with another plump man. “Mally, this is Tim,” said McKay. “Tim is coming along to show you how to fish.” “Last time you … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 14

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 14 “Look, Tim, you’ll just have to get used to it. Maybe next year…” “A year! You can’t. You can’t!” he yelled his voice cracking. “You brought it on yourself. Now try and…” Tim slammed the … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 13

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 13 CHAPTER 6 The week was one long drift of confusion, every waking hour. Tim was as careful as he could be at school not to draw any attention to himself. They were the living dead, … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 12

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 12 “Hmm. I’ll take you out sometime. We’ll go and catch a few flathead. It’s a part of your heritage. I reckon you’ll see enough of the beach here. You can get down to Marshall Bay … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 11

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 11 “Would you like a lift?” asked Molly’s father. He couldn’t be anyone else. He looked just like her when he held his head like that and had that half-smile on his face. “Thank you, but … Continue reading

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Changeling’s Island – Snippet 10

Changeling’s Island – Snippet 10 CHAPTER 5 Tim had been…well, terrified, when he went to the headmistress’s office. Almost inevitably, just as he went in, a whole pile of paper sprayed across the room, and the lightbulb exploded with a … Continue reading

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