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Witchy Kingdom – Snippet 01

Witchy Kingdom – Snippet 01 Witchy Kingdom Secrets of the Serpent Throne by D.J. Butler “Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” Chapter One Sarah lay against the back wall of the long nave of the … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 22

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 22 “Have you ever drained this pond?” asked one of the divers. “Nope. Never had cause.” “How low does it get during the summer?” “I’ve never seen it much lower than this.” “Have … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 21

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 21 -18- Charity was disturbed. Arthur’s abrupt departure was unsettling. He only said that Jim needed him at Harve’s pond. Charity needed no further details. She knew it would be about the missing … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 20

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 20 -17- Harve Sanders was a muscular man, thirty-four years old, single, and a gifted landscaper. His home was his showroom, resplendent with iris, coneflower. butterfly weed, bluebells, geraniums, goldenrod, hydrangeas and asters. … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 19

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 19 We arrived in America in 1792 at Baltimore, where we managed to purchase a wagon and team, large enough to carry us, salt, cloth, and our tools. We have passed other small … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 18

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 18 -16- It was August in Harper’s Landing. Like the rest of the Midwest, the sunlight seemed saturated, dripping wet and making everything humid and unbearable. Charity Farmington sat on her porch, chasing … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 17

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 17 “I’m not your usual minister,” he said. “We sing a bit, read, discuss, sometimes hold silent prayer. Harper’s Landing is an anomaly in the Midwest when it comes to religion. We are … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 16

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 16 Gary knew that Bridgette was not going to be an easy conquest. She was a good girl. Bridgette was genuinely good. She tutored the little kids, protected them from bullying, helped her … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 15

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 15 -12- What remained of Rory O’Connor was buried in the family plot above the mill, along the Martins Way River. At Mary’s request, there was no formal church service; just a gathering … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 14

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 14 It was a long day. Three divers had arrived early that morning. They were ready to go in and insisted on starting at Big Bass Pool. When they slipped into the river, … Continue reading

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