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Music To His Ears

It had already been a long day. A personal-injury case I thought I had settled blew up again. My star witness, acting without my knowledge, gave a statement to the defense.  Killed the case. I don’t know why and everybody … Continue reading

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Summer Morning Alone

. When he awoke he remembered that the house was empty and as he rose from his bed he felt himself lighter than usual.  As he stood, he felt the strength in his rested limbs and the mental clarity that … Continue reading

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More to The Story: 4/4/19

The fight with Barret and the hints from Terry Smith and the immediate acceptance and encouragement in his first phone call to Sherry were more than enough to steel him for whatever he might face from her parents.  There was … Continue reading

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Evening Post 4/3/19 continued

He thought of the evening that lay before him and he thought of himself, at last, as the person he wanted to be.  The person he knew that his parents wanted him to be.  And that person was a confident … Continue reading

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Inside the Cavern

As they neared the top of the hill they came out from under the forest and stood before a great rock face that arched back into the hillside like the end of some huge stadium.  Rachel stood now in the … Continue reading

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Waking in The Eifel Uplands

Rachel woke early and saw that the window beside her bed stood halfway open and a pitcher and basin and soap and towels had been put on the marble-topped dresser.   The long woolens she had bought yesterday in Brussels had … Continue reading

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(And now for) The Rest Of The Story

My last few posts have been segments from my novel in (very slow) progress.  If you’ve read these late posts, you may want to get a taste of what came before to familiarize yourself with the story and the characters.  … Continue reading

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Facing David Dunnigan

Rachel stood by the tall windows and looked out onto the river in the late twilight.  On this winter evening the river would remain grey as the sky until nightfall when it would shine black as the wet pelt of … Continue reading

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Another Passage From the Novel

This scene takes place after Rachel learns that she has unforeseen problems with the foundation of the old house she has undertaken to restore. “I can’t loan you any money on that old house, Rachel.” “You haven’t seen it, Mike. … Continue reading

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After the Storm

Posted on November 26, 2018by labeak52 Readers;  If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that I have been working for quite some time on a novel that features a woman by the name of Rachel Thompson as the … Continue reading

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