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Marque of Cain – Snippet 05

Marque of Cain – Snippet 05 Chapter Three June, 2123 Nevis, Earth As Riordan finished buttoning his shirt, his wristlink chirped: a pending text-message. Prefixed with a secure code he had only seen four times since arriving on Nevis. He … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 13

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 13 He finished dressing and locked the door on his way out. He walked the two blocks to the Rectory, since he figured he would have a lot of standing and sitting to … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 12

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 12 Chapter 8 I Don’t Have Enough Time and There Is Way Too Much to Do Schwarzach “Die zeitt ist mir zu kurtz und die geschefte zu viel.” Francisco de Melon offered Grand Duke Bernhard … Continue reading

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Legend – Chapter 14

Legend – Chapter 14 Chapter 14. Rain whispered and chattered against her office’s windows as she waited. She’d spread a towel underneath, so that when she opened the window it would keep the water off her carpet. With a blurred … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 12

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 12 Meadows yawned hugely. “Where can we stay for the night? I didn’t see anything that looked like a hotel.” “Arthur here, has a bed and breakfast,” said Jim. “Used to be the … Continue reading

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River Of Night – Snippet 02

River Of Night – Snippet 02 ### Tom Smith, the leader of this cheerful little band, squatted to look over the wild-eyed school teacher. She glared back silently, red-rimmed eyes perched above a duct tape smile. “We’ve only got so … Continue reading

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Legend – Chapter 13

Legend – Chapter 13 Chapter 13. “I can’t believe this!” Fireflux snapped in exasperation as she incinerated three more of the wood-and-brass automatons. “Believe it,” Legend said. “Someone’s been boning up on our abilities and trying to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 11

Death Lives In The Water – Snippet 11 -10- The Martin’s Way River was about thirty-five miles long. It started about ten miles above the mill as a tributary of the Mississippi. As it flowed down toward the mill, it … Continue reading

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Marque of Cain – Snippet 04

Marque of Cain – Snippet 04 The other drone kept observing the ship until the first was within a hundred meters of Charlestown. Then it, too, went over the stern and dropped closer to the waves, rushing to catch up … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 53

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 53 Chapter 22 Krakow, official capital of Poland Actual capital of Lesser Poland While Jeff waited for the Hangman Regiment to come up, he got on the radio and gave the forward battery … Continue reading

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