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New Year's Wake: A Terran Empire story
It was just past midnight when the woman in wet, torn forest green saw what had to be the light from windows of a small house. She stumbled toward it gratefully, hoping for warmth and some sort of communications. Dammit, equipment failure and a plane crash were no way to start New Year's Day! As she neared the house, she heard party sounds, and grinned. It seemed that someone, at least, was having fun here onif she remembered her charts rightthe Isle of Skye. The North Sea in winter yes, she was lucky to be alive. "Och, we have a soaked lass out here!" the young man exclaimed. He turned back into the house, called for blankets and a hot drink, then put his arm around the woman, led her inside, and saw her settled into a comfortable seat beside the fireplace. "Och, uncle, 'tis no fault of hers," the young man said. "It's cold and wet she is, in need of help." He held a glass of whiskey to the woman's lips, nodded as she sipped. "That's a good lass," he said approvingly. "I'm Geordie MacGregor, and who may you be?" ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 25746
Author: Wilson, Ann
Release Date: Jun 9, 2008
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