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Council Of Fire – Snippet 32

Council Of Fire – Snippet 32 *** Skenadoa had helped escort Joseph from Onondaga to Fort Johnson as soon as he was recovered enough to walk. To the young native, every sense seemed enhanced, every perception sharpened as he traveled … Continue reading

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1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 08

1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 08 Chapter 5 The rest of the ride occurred in silence, but it wasn’t long before the wheels of the cart rumbled onto the streets of Fiesole. “Take it slowly,” Francesca murmured. … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 31

Council Of Fire – Snippet 31 Chapter 22 I saw nothing but mist and darkness Fort Johnson, Colony of New York “Joseph.” Joseph Brant had been dozing in a window-seat on the second floor of Sir William Johnson’s handsome stone … Continue reading

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1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 07

1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 07 “Got bread under that?” Sabatini asked. “No, I’m carrying rocks,” the other boy retorted. “Of course I have bread.” “Marco,” introducing himself.

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 30

Council Of Fire – Snippet 30 “I might ask with whom I am speaking,” Boscawen said. “My name is Takyi, which you whites pronounce as ‘Tacky.’ I command here.” “By whose authority?” The black man laughed derisively, as if it … Continue reading

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1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 06

1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 06 Chapter 4 Sabatini awoke at a nudge. “Marco,” he heard Francesca say as he was opening his eyes. “Time to go.” He shook his head to clear the cobwebs from his … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 29

Council Of Fire – Snippet 29 Chapter 21 This was without doubt a war zone Jamaica Before they raised anchor at Kingston, Admiral Thomas Cotes paid a call to Namur. The visit of the admiral on station gave Boscawen the … Continue reading

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1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 05

1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 05 Chapter 3 Francesca looked up at Barbara. “And what was that in aid of?” “One of the best ways to appear to be someone different is to change the way you … Continue reading

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1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 04

1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 04 “Barbara,” Francesca said. It took a moment for Sabatini to recognize the other woman as a popular actress in the Mediceo theatre company who was usually proclaimed as “Isabella.” Of course, … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 28

Council Of Fire – Snippet 28 Chapter 20 We are at war Jamaica Namur had a sounding chart of Kingston harbor, courtesy of–well, Boscawen thought as he examined it, with the grudging generosity of–Governor Pinfold. It was scarcely adequate, more … Continue reading

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