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Eliza Smith Barrington…

Picture from:  Pinterest Eliza was a beautiful woman.  She was well educated, wealthy, an accomplished musician, a trained ballet dancer and her paintings hung in some of the finest museums in the world.   Artists, across the globe, begged her … 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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Edith O’Connor and the Book Lovers Emporium…17

“I just saw Merlin,” said Tilly, looking over her shoulder.  “He’s still wearing that blue robe.” “I think it’s his favorite,” said Edith quickly.  “Have you noticed the change in the statue?” “I did.  The angel’s wing is growing back,” … Continue reading

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Edith O’Connor and The Book Lovers Emporium…15

The dragons entered the Dining Room just as the clock struck nine.  They crept in, all five of them, low to the ground, their wings folded against their bodies, their eyes alert. “Good Evening Teal,” said Edith politely.  “Would you … Continue reading

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