Monthly Archives: November 2014

Chapter 42 of Prophecies and Penalties

Emily Fisher has to decide on whether she will become the guardian of the plaza on Sacred Mountain. She also needs to get ready to leave with her sister Elsie and the emotionally shattered Jezebel Johnson. Pity those two responsibilities … Continue reading

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I actually like Thanksgiving. It’s a reminder of what is good about people and bad about people. It’s about surviving a tough year in the wilderness with the help of some friends . .…

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Chapter 41 of Prophecies and Penalties

Everything is connected. The secret paths linked all the most important places in the lands of the Children of the New Revelation. And now they aren’t working well. They almost killed Emily Fisher. And the problem doesn’t end there . … Continue reading

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THAT walking stick will be in an art show

Some of you remember the dragon-head walking stick that played such a significant role in The Dragon Lady of Stockbridge: A Tale of Magic in the Gilded Age. Well, the original art for one version of the walking stick is going … Continue reading

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Review: Violet Hunt, (More) Tales of the Uneasy (1911, 1925)

Every year at Halloween, I dig up a “moldy oldy,” a generally forgotten book of supernatural fiction to read. This year, for a change, I tackled a pair of short stories collections: Tales of the Uneasy (1911) and More Tales … Continue reading

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Prophecies and Penalties Chapter 40

It was all over but the healing. So Emily Fisher thought once Stephen Nash’s murderers were identified and killed. Nick and Nora Charles could have told her otherwise: “What do you think will happen to Mimi and Dorothy and Gilbert … Continue reading

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Chapter 39 of Prophecies and Penalties

The killers have been caught (and killed). Emily Fisher’s job is over. Oh, there’s the little problem that her servant Tanya thinks she’s subconsciously a demon worshiper. And her half-sister Stacia has regressed to childhood, most of the time, something … Continue reading

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