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Ndindi and the Magic Window – Sudden Fiction

Ndindi was never one to be easily stirred from her sleep. However, the tapping on the attic window was unusually loud. Rap-tap-tap-rap-a-tap-tap the sound went, over and over again. Ndindi pulled the covers over her head and turned away from the window. She forced herself to return to her flying dream. There had been pixies …

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Kits and Havens – Sudden Fiction

Freddy grabbed a berry from Harry’s plate and chewed it. It wasn’t hard to imagine the explosion of juice in his mouth was Peggy’s blood. Seeing Harry’s pigeon girlfriend now, Freddy could bear the guilt of burdening his friend. The blood tribes were clearly the losing side in this peace treaty. Fletcher Fox was right. While …

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Filthy Rich by Wendy Holden – Book Review

When romantic Mary meets Monty, handsome heir to a stately pile, happiness seems assured. But as the mansion crumbles, passion wanes. Banker’s wife Beth swaps Notting Hill for weekends at a bijou cottage. They only offered a smidgeon over the asking price. So why don’t the locals like them? Eco-hag Morag is the terror of …

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Penmarric by Susan Howatch – Book Review

When Mark Castallack sees his longed-for inheritance Penmarric, a gothic mansion on the bleak cliffs of Cornwall, and the mysterious, mesmerizing Janna, he knows that he will make them his and nothing will stand in his way. Yet when Mark realizes his dreams, Penmarric brings only conflict, jealousy, infidelity, and betrayal… Spanning the Victorian era …

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