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The Borrowed Life of Frederick Fife

The single drop of wee made a pitiful splash.

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We Used to Live Here

They’d rung the doorbell unannounced on a chilly Friday night.

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The Negotiator

The bullet enters Tia’s thigh close to where her brother will look for the star-shaped mole when asked to identify her body.

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Clive Cussler's The Heist

When Woodrow Wilson entered the lavish dining room aboard the presidential yacht . . .

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Think Twice

Myron Bolitar was on the phone with his eighty-year-old father when the two FBI agents arrived to question him about the murder.

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The Kindness Project

Each term we do a class project.

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Enlightenment

Monday: late winter, bad weather.

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To Gaze Upon Wicked Gods

The sky was crying again.

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Your Time Starts Now

I had one of my best and one of my worst days in the kitchen all in the same week.

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Funny Story

Some people are natural storytellers.

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The Studio Girls

I can’t get the sound of the camera shutter out of my mind.

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The Sweet Blue Distance

Carrie had just dropped off to sleep when the tuba woke her.

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The Art of Longevity

Like most people, I’ve had my fair share of health issues.

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My Favourite Mistake

There’s more to this story than the clickbait headlines, but yes, in simple terms, I had a dream life – then I took a flamethrower to it.

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Earth

I dreamed that I dreamed about the musty grey soil of the island and the sweet perfume it emits after rainfall, a double remove from a place I will never visit again

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The Familiar

If the bread hadn’t burned, this would be a very different story.

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Show Up

For most people, it’s not easy figuring out what to do with your life, let alone how to turn your passion into a lifestyle.

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Devil’s Kitchen

‘We know you’re a cop,’ Matt said.

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