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“Strange things done” by Elle Wild

There are strange things done in the midnight sun By the men who moil for gold; The Arctic trails have their secret tales That would make your blood run cold… – Robert W. Service poem, “The Cremation of Sam McGee” … Continue reading

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“The white shepherd” by Annie Dalton

Anna Hopkins is in her early thirties and lives alone in an imposing house in Oxford that was once owned by her grandparents.   During her teenage years she suffered from an unspeakable family tragedy, and her entire life is irrevocably changed … Continue reading

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“Daughter of ashes” by Marcia Talley

We all have secrets.  We all have things in our family histories that we would rather not acknowledge.  It is only the wealthy and powerful – those with more to lose – who will take drastic and desperate measures to … Continue reading

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