By Isak Dinesen
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A baker’s dozen of brief stories absolute to tickle anyone’s fancy. every one tale comprises an advent written in particular for this quantity. In early 2014 i began writing brief tales and publishing them at no cost on my web site. I wrote technology fiction and myth, tales either quirky and old fashioned. after which I wrote a narrative set within the army romantic suspense international of my well known novel sequence “The evening Stalkers.
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