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Love and Loss, Sex and Skullduggery . . .

. . . conquests, failures, foibles – these are the elements of calypso, the stories in song that personify the islands of the West Indies. Calypso: Stories of the Caribbean … Continue reading

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Voodoo Love Song, Chapter 15(ii)

“I imagine you’re surprised to see someone other than Marceau leading a voodoo ceremony,” said Claude. “The gentleman taking Marceau’s place is the Reverend Andrew Williams. He’s actually a Methodist … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Voodoo Love Song, Chapter 15(i)

For those who have been following along, here’s Chapter 15.  If you’ve just stumbled in, a lot has already happened.  But more will be happening, so take a look.  And … Continue reading

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Voodoo Love Song, Chapter 14(v)

Claude could not conceal his surprise when Paul stormed back into the library. Was it just Paul’s appearance – his shirt was in tatters and his white pants were caked … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Voodoo Love Song, Chapter 14(iv)

“Zombie pirates,” said Huey. “I see,” said Winfield, chuckling. “Think maybe somethin’ just scared ya on account it was dark.” “Whatever he or it is, that big son of a … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Voodoo Love Song, Chapter 14(iii)

Huey would have sworn that she and the panther had been staring at each other for hours, neither moving. That the panther wasn’t moving was a relief, or more precisely … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Voodoo Love Song, Chapter 14(ii)

“I fled Haiti with Claude Chevalier’s help and settled here on his island. The natives here, having left their traditional homes, had no society to unify them, to give expression … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Voodoo Love Song, Chapter 14(i)

For those who have been following along, here’s Chapter 14.  If you’ve just stumbled in, a lot has already happened.  But more will be happening, so take a look.  And … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

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