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Descendant
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Descendant

Eva Truesdale

It was a beautiful day for a funeral, and that didn’t exactly help the situation. Because somehow it seemed that, given all that had happened to me over the past few weeks, the weather could’ve at least been catering to…Read more

Fiction

South Orange, New Jersey  I was never too interested in my family’s history. My indifference wasn’t just the apathy of a kid bored by school and obsessed with rock ’n’ roll; it was because my father and his mother, Emma…Read more

Romance

Never a Bride
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Never a Bride

Amelia Grey

Mirabella, what’s this I hear about you being free with your affections?”  Mirabella Whittingham froze at the sound of her uncle’s voice. Heaven have mercy, she was caught. And she’d bet the amethyst earrings she wore that Sir Patrick Stephenson…Read more

SF & Fantasy

Tower Lord
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Tower Lord

Anthony Ryan

I should have stopped her.  Reva took aim at the sack of straw they were using as a target, loosing an arrow which caught the edge of the charcoal circle in the centre. He saw her hide a grin of…Read more

Teen & YA

The letter from Rhode Island School of Design comes Thursday.  In the moment it most likely arrives at my house in all its power to alter the course of my entire life, I’m sitting next to Harry in the Journalism…Read more

Books & Ideas

Sharp
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Michelle Dean

Before she was the lodestar she later became, Dorothy Parker had to go to work at nineteen. That was not how things were supposed to go, not for someone like her. She was born well-enough-to-do in 1893 to a fur…Read more