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Marque of Caine – Snippet 46

Marque of Caine – Snippet 46 Riordan felt a vague chill creep down his spine. “What kind of effects?” Nlastanl waved a hand. “That we cannot say. We know very little of them, and I am not permitted to share … Continue reading

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Witchy Kingdom – Snippet 27

Witchy Kingdom – Snippet 27 “The copy stayed behind. John Churchill was rising, and the Lord Protector saw that his reign would be ended in England. He had to leave a shade, a mirror image of himself, to act and … Continue reading

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1636 The China Venture – Snippet 08

1636 The China Venture – Snippet 08 Chapter 5 Year of the Rooster, Tenth Month (November 2-30, 1633) Nanjing “Master Fang, we should go back home to Tongcheng,” said Xudong. “Seeing your wife and child will cheer you up, won’t … Continue reading

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River Of Night – Snippet 44

River Of Night – Snippet 44 CHAPTER 13 The bag over Paul’s head was speckled with blood. “Do zombies even sleep?” asked the newly appointed security guard. “This guy has been limp for hours.” “After we confirmed the diagnosis I … Continue reading

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Witchy Kingdom – Snippet 26

Witchy Kingdom – Snippet 26 Chapter Six “Your father gave powerful gifts.” Thomas carried the dead child in his own arms. Temple had brought him into see the boy shortly after dawn. The other Parlett quintuplet was alive, though unconscious … Continue reading

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Marque of Caine – Snippet 45

Marque of Caine – Snippet 45 Eyes shifted toward Glayaazh. She spread her fingers wide upon the table before her. Her voice was soft, almost entreating. “Caine Riordan, just because the Custodians possess an investigatory capability, it does not invariably … Continue reading

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River Of Night – Snippet 43

River Of Night – Snippet 43 ### Junior and Pascoe had the midnight to two watch. Situated at the edge of a small copse overlooking the crossroads, the pair lay behind Junior’s leetle fren’. Although he had been teaching Smith … Continue reading

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1636 The China Venture – Snippet 07

1636 The China Venture – Snippet 07 “However, it remained common for the recommendations to be limited to young men of certain families, and thus it was difficult to satisfy the needs of the empire by recommendation alone. “Hence, the … Continue reading

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1636 The China Venture – Snippet 06

1636 The China Venture – Snippet 06 Chapter 4 The second examination session began early the morning of the eleventh day. By now, the routine was a familiar one to Yizhi, This time, the questions related to the Five Classics. … Continue reading

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River Of Night – Snippet 42

River Of Night – Snippet 42 ### It was time for a shower and some sleep. Paul stepped into his CHU. The heavy blackout drapes which he had improvised in order to make easier to sleep during daylight hours were … Continue reading

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