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Picnic on Henley Creek

Readers;  Here is another snippet from my novel in progress.  This scene is from the backstory and takes place in 1913.  Thanks for reading.  Ed.       June 2, 1913 was a beautiful Monday.  It had been a late … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s Letter Home

Readers;  Sorry I’ve been away from the keys for so long, but here is another little slice from my forthcoming novel.  The letter that follows is written by Rebecca Martin to her Aunt Bertha Von Suttner.  Ms Von Suttner was … Continue reading

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Treasure Found, Pt. 2

Readers;  Here is another installment from my novel in progress.  For those of you who read last night’s post, this will be a seamless continuation.  If you haven’t read that one and you want in on the mystery and excitement, … Continue reading

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Treasure Found

If you read this blog regularly, you’re aware that I have a new  novel underway and you may even know something about it.  For those of you who don’t, here is enough of a synopsis to make this post interesting … Continue reading

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Treasure Found

If you read this blog regularly, you’re aware that I have a new  novel underway and you may even know something about it.  For those of you who don’t, here is enough of a synopsis to make this post interesting … Continue reading

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Book Review: The World of Yesterday

    I’m sixty-five years old. I’m educated and I have spent a good deal of my leisure reading and watching movies. After reading this book I find it hard to believe that I had never heard of Stefan Zweig … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lay Down Your Arms

  Bertha Von Suttner C.S. Lewis placed great value on the reading of old books.   He said that a person ought to read at least two “old books” for every new book read. He argued that old books serve … Continue reading

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Another Chapter

Here is another chapter from my novel in progress.  It’s a problem reading it out of order, I know, but that’s how I am writing it and, after all, it’s here for free.  Ed     On August the 31st , … Continue reading

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Isaac Meets Rebecca

Here is another passage from the novel in progress.  Ed.   Isaac Martin and Karl Von Hausen had underestimated the time it would take them to scale and then descend the high peak a mile north of the castle and … Continue reading

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An Approach to The Countess

            There were many people in the great room and William Martin knew only Karl.  The others looked as all the others had looked to Martin during his time at Burghausen; clothed in silk and … Continue reading

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