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    Winterkill – Kate A Boorman

    “Out here, I can feel the dead in the trees. The Lost People rustle the leaves, muddy the shafts of light, through the branches, whisper in my ear. They creep dusty fingers along my neck, tug at my braid, pull strands from my plait to tickle my face. Or mayhap its the wind” Emmeline lives in a settlement within a woods. The fortification keeps her and the other townsfolk safe from the dangers that lurk outside. For five generations the people have lived there, hoping that they can make a life for themselves and keep their families safe from the malmaci. The townsfolk are expected to stay within the settlement…

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    The Disgrace of Kitty Grey – Mary Hooper

    “Suddenly nervous about why the two young ladies had asked to meet me in secret, I hurried through the kitchen, went up the servant’s stairs and stood waiting in the hallway between the drawing room and the front parlour, just as Miss Sophia and Miss Alice had requested.” Kitty was a milkmaid, perfectly happily working in the dairy of Bridgeford Hall. She was carefree and loved her job, and had her eye on Will, the river crossing man. The sweethearts seemed to be made for each other so when Will’s older sister falls on hard times and Will asks Kitty to watch out for his younger sister Betsy, Kitty has…