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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 08

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 08 Maria Anna crossed the room with a swish of skirts and looked over his shoulder at the map again. “I can see why you are tempted. But, Fernando, no. It would not be prudent … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 07

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 07 Chapter 4 All Sorts of Inconvenience Here Brussels March 1635 “…weil sie in hiesigen stättlein allerley ungelegenheit verursachet…” “Don’t trust him, Marchéville,” Henri de Beringhen said. “You haven’t told me what he’s planning this … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 06

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 06 Chapter 3 Legions of Pestilence Basel March 1635 “…auch das sterben und kranckheit zimblich einreissen thut…” The USE embassy in Basel was, these days, far less embattled than it had been during the crisis … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 51

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 51 Chapter 21 Krakow, official capital of Poland Actual capital of Lesser Poland “We’ll wait until it has passed over the city and is clearly heading to the southeast,” said General Franz von … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 05

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 05 Nicole swore that they had not exchanged so much as a word all that night. Certainly, in the dozen-plus years between then and now, they had not produced any children, even though the Jesuits … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 04

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 04 As Gaston put it, she was “safely out of the clutches of her royal brother-in-law and his lackey of a cardinal.” She was also awaiting the birth of her first child within the next … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 50

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 50 Chapter 20 Krakow, official capital of Poland Actual capital of Lesser Poland Gretchen wasn’t normally all that interested in the technical aspects of warfare, however keenly she might pay attention to their … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 03 (Updated)

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 03 (Updated) Chapter 2 Dukes, Heirs, and Princesses Brussels, Low Countries The Coudenberg Palace was cold this February morning. Being cold all winter was one of the prices one paid for dwelling in high-ceilinged splendor. … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 02 (Updated)

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 02 (Updated) **** “Ah,” Friedrich Ludwig Kanoffski von Langendorff said after banquet, after reception, after, finally, the celebrations of the day had wound to an end and the newly installed grand duke had gone off … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 01 (Updated)

This book will be published by Ring Of Fire Press and will be available via Amazon.com or directly from Ring Of Fire Press.  No release date known at this time. I am also reposting the first three snippets.  They were … Continue reading

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