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Cobbles

Ellen’s shoes drummed on the damp cobblestones as she walked along the street, her black eyes sunk into her pale face. William’s small hand was in hers, the other clutched a piece of bread. “Well, look here, ‘tis yerself, Ellen, … Continue reading

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Murder at Meredith

A shot split the night, and William Purcell buckled at the knees and fell forward to the ground. He groaned momentarily, the charge from the gun shattering his heart. William Patrick Purcell, an Irish baby thirty-four years before, baptised in … Continue reading

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