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Blackfeather – Chapter Four

The passage of earlier traffic on the road past Kate’s house had turned the snow to slush and it was possible to drive at a reasonable, but careful pace towards the city. Closer to the city centre the roads had

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Blackfeather – Chapter Five

Kate threw her keys onto the kitchen table. They skittered across the smooth polished surface and slid over the edge with a clatter. She bent to pick them up again with a loud sigh. This wasn’t turning out to be

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Blackfeather – Chapter Seven

Kate had spent another restless night dreaming of faces that morphed from one to another and shadowy figures that tailed her wherever she went. She didn’t feel like going into work at all, except for the fact that she would

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Blackfeather – Chapter Eight

The car park was almost full, but she managed to find a bay in which to leave the Beetle. Music blared from the open doorway of the pub opposite where a couple of smokers huddled against the wall. They shivered

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Blackfeather – Chapter Nine

Kate’s head was spinning and she hadn’t even had a drink. The car seemed to fly home, hardly touching the road, and she floated into the house and up the stairs to bed, wriggled down into a comfortable spot and

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Blackfeather – Chapter Ten

The adrenalin rush subsided and gave way to tears. She knew she should call the police, but tell them what? A guy she’d met in a bar had put some kind of spell on her, made her fall in love

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Blackfeather – Chapter Twelve

For a moment she thought he would kiss her, and was hoping he would, but he backed away and her shoulders slumped in disappointment. “I’m sorry,” he said, “I keep forgetting you don’t know me as well as I know

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Blackfeather – Chapter Thirteen

There were two items he did not remember buying, hidden beneath his other purchases from the boot sale. If he had left them in the box and returned them straight away things might have been different. But his curiosity got

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SPLINTER Episode 9: Whispers in the Wind

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Episode 9: Whispers in the Wind Pike “What in Heaven’s name happened to you?” Mae gawked from the doorway as we climbed the porch steps. She glanced at Lloyd, who was sneaking around the corner of the house, leading the

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