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A Division of Bellinn

Neve’s hopes flared. There was no mistaking that metallic scrape. Someone was fumbling to fit key to lock, and it wasn’t Alfeida. ‘Wh …?’ Alfeida started and left her mouth hanging. All three grimmen stared at the door. It took … Continue reading

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Zemowit’s Lady

Somewhere in Regin-yorl’s hall lay hidden a clue to the Cesars Riddle. If Neve must die, then she would know first the answer. She recalled the scene Raesan had given her many times over. Count Alan, anguished, confused. Gunnhild, his wife, … Continue reading

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The Grimmen

There was a smell. Musty. Memories of keeping white mice. Yet where was the food to encourage them in. “It is the smell of human decay.” The voice came from behind her. Neve curled herself tighter, away from the bars. … Continue reading

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Skailton Hall

Skailton Hall. Neve tried to date it – thirteenth maybe fourteenth century – but her eyes skidded off to the church set behind it. Original, unaltered Saxon – or ought that to be Dane. A squat little building, stone-built with … Continue reading

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Purple Crocodiles

Neve uncurled Raesan’s arm from around her shoulders and pushed him away. “And you can get off my bed. Now!” Raesan obeyed though his face crumpled and his brows drew tight. “I thought . . . you stood up for … Continue reading

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Skrauti’s Land

The question niggled at her. Neve wanted to ask but dared not, not while Raesan was driving through late afternoon traffic. What if in anger he lost focus and swerved. He could cause an accident. He could kill her. He … Continue reading

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Bissen Hall

Neve sensed the place long before she could see it. She checked it out on Google Maps on Raesan’s laptop. “Says here it’s a poultry farm.” Raesan nodded up ahead. “Chickens have halos, yeh?” They’d left Norfolk; they were into … Continue reading

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Raven Maze

It was no surprise when Neve turned the corner and there stood Nerys, arms folded aggressively over her sauce-and-baby-vomit-stained shirt. Neve had heard the music even before she turned into South Grove. “You!” Nerys shouted. Her straggly hair clung to … Continue reading

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Gudrum Kin-Of-Kings

Regin-yorl sat on the edge of the dais, his lieutenants, the Stoats, beside him. Gudrum, Razimer, Raum, Eilif, Eirik and Eida. He didn’t look happy. But then that high seat was his and Zemowit sat on it. Neve had tricked … Continue reading

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A Mortal Untainted

The worm’s gastric juices rose from the sand in a choking cloud of poisonous gases. Alan leapt back, even as Kerrid ran to Guy’s aid. But what could she do; Neve couldn’t believe this thing that had spilled from the … Continue reading

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