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Edith O’Connor and The Book Lovers Emporium…28

Edith ran her hand down the front of her T-shirt.  “What a night,” she whispered to herself. “Is Merlin up?” asked Pansy.  “I’d like to talk to him.” “I haven’t seen him,” muttered Edith, wishing that her head would stop … Continue reading

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Edith O’Connor and The Book Lovers Emporium…27

“Why didn’t you tell me?” asked Tilly, a shocked and sad look on her face. “There are some things one needs to find out for herself,” said Edith. “I just never thought…” “Thought that they were the ultimate predator?  Vicious … Continue reading

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Edith O’Connor and The Book Lovers Emporium…26

“Merlin?” yawned Tilly, rubbing her eyes.  “Where’s Edith?” Merlin looked at Tilly, a sheepish grin on his face.  “I’m letting her sleep in,” he whispered. “You don’t have to whisper.  She can’t hear you from here,” said Tilly, putting her … Continue reading

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Edith O’Connor and The Book Lovers Emporium…25

The dragons screamed and flew lower, alerting Merlin that something was amiss. Pansy held up her hands.  “It’s just the others,” she said in a panic. “The others?” asked Edith.  “What others?” “I told the faeries, who disagreed with the … Continue reading

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Edith O’Connor and The Book Lovers Emporium 24

“Look at this,” said Chicago, dropping a pile of ash onto the counter. “What is it?” asked Edith. “My FAVORITE TAROT CARDS,” said Chicago LOUDLY.  “I was asking about the…wait, who is she?” asked Chicago staring at Pansy. Introductions were … Continue reading

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Edith O’Connor and The Book Lovers Emporium…23

Merlin shoved a crisp peanut butter cookie into his mouth, raised his left hand, mumbled two or three words, crumbs falling down the front of his robe, and made the domed ceiling of his room disappear.  The dragons flew toward … Continue reading

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Edith Olive O’Connor and the Book Lovers Emporium…21

“I told you not to drink Blue Moon,” sighed Edith, watching Tilly stagger into the room. “What gave it away?” whispered Tilly, squinting, trying to hold her head on with her hands. “Your lips are blue.” “Oh.  Oh, yeah.” “Did … Continue reading

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Edith O’Connor and The Book Lovers Emporium…20

“Tilly…your arm,” said Chicago, reaching for her.  “The mark where your dragon used to be is filling in.” “It started a few days ago, but I can’t make out what it is,” said Tilly, staring at the beginning of her … Continue reading

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Edith O’Connor and The Book Lovers Emporium…19

“Tilly this is…” “Yeah, I know who it is,” she said.  “How’s it hangin’ Sid?” “I haven’t used the name Siddhartha in a very long time,” said the smiling man.  “But I’m fine, thank you.” “Whatever,” snapped Tilly, taking in … Continue reading

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Edith O’Connor and The Book Lovers Emporium…18

“Everyone,” said Merlin, “this is Lance.” “Who ARE you people?” asked Lance, pulling on the doorknob in an effort to escape. “Lance, this is Edith, that’s Tilly and the cat is Snowball.” “The door won’t open,” cried Lance hysterically. “No, … Continue reading

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