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The Crow Keeper

Emmaline hesitated to ask the girl what was wrong. Far too often it led to a game or trick being played on her, but Nadia’s distress appeared to be quite real. “What’s wrong?” “Claudia has been gone for nearly two weeks. She should have been back by now.” “She’s a clever girl. I’m sure she’s […]

Cat in Heels

Cat pegged the young man as a sucker even as he approached the gate to the Magic City. He’s my mark for sure, she thought, regarding his honest face. Then he opened his mouth and removed all doubt. “You can’t come in without life insurance,” the guard said to the honest-looking farm boy. “What?” “Life […]