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Chapter 30 of Martha’s Children, and Mayor Richard J. Daley

Blood has been shed in the sorcerers’ war, and Ned’s vampire cops are caught in the middle. “Mother” Fokker isn’t happy about that, and she’s not exactly known for her good temper. But you don’t get to be a centuries-old … Continue reading

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Chapter 29 of Martha’s Children

Politics isn’t the only thing that makes strange bedfellows. For the sake of her vampire cop brother, Nora O’Donnell has agreed to carry out two assignments from the very same vampire who “turned” her brother. In doing so, she finds … Continue reading

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Chapter 28 of Martha’s Children, and dreams

Detective Kammen warned Nora O’Donnell that something bad might happen to him or to her brother. So when Kammen appears to be missing, Nora goes searching for help. And in chapter 28 of Martha’s Children, she find it . . . … Continue reading

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Chapter 27 of Martha’s Children, and Rick Springfield’s Nick Knight

Martha’s had a bad day. A dead sorceress has hauled her out of her coffin, one of her offspring left behind a dismembered corpse, and she passed out unexpectedly. But it’s now nighttime, and nighttime is the right time when … Continue reading

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Chapter 26 of Martha’s Children, and ghosts

In all her life, both before and after she was killed, Ivy McIlwraith has prided herself on her extensive knowledge of sorcery and arcane lore, her keen mind, and her ability to handle herself in any situation. But she never … Continue reading

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Chapter 25 of Martha’s Children a bit ahead of schedule

I’m going to be out of touch for a while, unable to get to the Internet. This is not quite the same as oxygen deprivation, at least not until I step up the voltage of my WiFi connection to electrolyze … Continue reading

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Chapter 24 of Martha’s Children and sorcerers therein

This week begins Part III of Martha’s Children, entitled “Sorcerers.” The ghostly sorceress Ivy McIlwraith has prided herself on being one of the most knowledgeable sorcerers in the world. But in chapter 24, Ivy finds the root of her problems is a … Continue reading

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