Tag Archives: paranormal

A MOST DUBIOUS COLLECTION

Alice Wetherby Pimms had a penchant for collecting governesses. Of her many peculiarities, this was perhaps the most curious, for in the first seven and three-quarter years of her young life, shipping magnate Roderick Pimms’ only child had procured precisely eleven of them. Rounding up, this would … Continue reading

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THE CLASH OF TWO CHALLENGES

Liesl wielded the cumbersome wand over the ancient cauldron with the agility of a lumberjack felling a sapling. Dwarfed by the knotted rod’s size, it was obvious why the young girl’s name had been first shortened to little Elisabeth, then … Continue reading

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A HALLOWEEN TREAT

‘Tis All Hallows’ Eve and in true scary fashion, the wind is a’ howlin’ with fury and passion. The moon’s begun waning, but still lights the way, for our loved ones who’re now on the ‘other side’ of the bay. … Continue reading

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