By Jan Burke
From ny occasions bestselling suspense writer Jan Burke comes the fourth of six e-short tale collections.
Convicted is a mini-anthology containing a brand-new brief tale, "The Anchorwoman" that includes a tender Irene Kelly, plus 3 tales from the hugely acclaimed Eighteen print anthology: "Revised Endings, "Devotion," and "The Muse." Jeffery Deaver, no 1 manhattan instances bestselling writer of The Kill Room, praised Eighteen as "Astonishing...wry...these tales are absolute to delight." And big apple occasions bestselling writer Jonathan Kellerman says, "A pleasant selection of page-turners. At turns chilling, humorous, poignant - and regularly insightful. With those tales, Jan Burke's on the most sensible of her game."
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The men are spread around the arc of the ridge, hidden from the Royalists below as each takes advantage of the slightest dip or cranny in the heath. Obediently, I pull my head down. I’ve seen what I want: John Lambert’s standard over to the right, below us, emerging from the wood. With Lambert leading, and the element of surprise, and the pincer movement, we may prevail against the more numerous enemy in the mead across the stream. I wish I could say “God willing” but my faith went the way of my loyalty to the King.
Since I’d talked with her in the pub, the nightmares had become less frequent, The Dread easier to dispel. Knowing that Thomas Newbolt was on the historical record did not explain my waking dreams, but it appeared to reassure Alison, and now she seemed more disposed to help me. I stopped my treadling, and the whirl of the spindle slowed to silence. Among all the details Healey and his crew had provided about the wrecking of The Blessing of Burntisland, there had been no information about the survivors.
There was a thick silence, and for half a heartbeat I knew I could reach out and grab those quaking hands, and if one of us dragged the other upstairs it might as easily be her as me. But then it passed. “I must get dressed,” she said. “Nigel wanted me to do some errands this morning. Have you got the wood treatment? ” 26 That night I really did switch on to the learning channel, something about trilobites. I love fossils, so that was a good start. Usually I could follow, whatever the topic, without too much difficulty— they go out of their way to make it all accessible and interesting.
Convicted by Jan Burke