“Ash fell from the sky. Lord Tresting frowned, glancing up at the ruddy, mid-day sky as his servants scuttled forward, opening a parasol…”
“The servants called them malenchki, little ghosts, because they were the smallest and the youngest, and because they haunted the Duke’s…”
“My English teacher Mr Davies rubs a hand over his military buzz cut. There’s sweat beading at his hairline, and he puffs out his ruddy…”
“There are moments of great luxury in the life of a secret agent. There are assignments on which he is required to act the part of a very…”
“She came to him towards morning. She entered very carefully, moving silently, floating through the chamber like a phantom; the only…”
“Emily’s gone to take a shower. The room’s half-dark and I’m getting dressed, looking for a shirt with no blood on it, not having any luck.”
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