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Here you'll find a growing collection of extra-narrative shorts and excerpts from the novels, as well as deleted scenes and the occasional free-range short story.

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 36 – Pt 1

By Kathleen McClure | January 18, 2021

So much is happening in this week’s episode The Libra Gambit,  we’re posting the chapter into two parts.To catch up on previous chapters of The Libra Gambit, click HERE. Chapter 36 – Pt 1 “Well?” Mollin…

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 35

By Kathleen McClure | January 11, 2021

In today’s The Libra Gambit, it’s time for the All Skate.To catch up on previous chapters of The Libra Gambit, click HERE. Chapter 35   “Are we there yet?” Koz asked, appearing in the cockpit, holding…

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 34

By Kathleen McClure | January 4, 2021

In today’s The Libra Gambit, Ray stalls, Rikert sweats, and Callie Bader has an idea. To catch up on previous chapters of The Libra Gambit, click HERE. Chapter 34 Slumped on his knees on Rikert’s carpet,…

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 33

By Kathleen McClure | December 28, 2020

In today’s The Libra Gambit, Jessyn and Mo learn it’s only fun until someone throws the painting. To catch up on previous chapters of The Libra Gambit, click HERE. Chapter 33 Jessyn might not have been…

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 32

By Kathleen McClure | December 21, 2020

In today’s The Libra Gambit, Harry continues to seek a higher level of order. To catch up on previous chapters of The Libra Gambit, click HERE. Chapter 32 At the same time Rikert was covertly slipping…

A Socially Distant Holiday Gift

By Kathleen McClure | December 16, 2020

Free Download! This holiday season, the best gifts are not only free, they are free of germs. Luckily, I’m in the ebook trade, and so have made The Longest Shard FREE on several retailers for…

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 31

By Kathleen McClure | December 14, 2020

The Libra Gambit continues in a whirligig of moves and counter-moves. To catch up on previous chapters of The Libra Gambit, click HERE. Chapter 31  While outside the office, Agents Bader and Otto-and Mo, Jessyn, and…

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 30

By Kathleen McClure | December 7, 2020

This week, in The Libra Gambit, it’s time to get to know the NPCs.To catch up on previous chapters of The Libra Gambit, click HERE. Chapter 30 With a grimace, she trailed after Otto, who was…

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 29

By Kathleen McClure | November 23, 2020

Rikert gets chatty over drinks. *To catch up on previous chapters of The Libra Gambit, click HERE. Chapter 29 “Wallace Blue?” Rikert’s brows winged up at the request.  “What?” Ray’s shoulder hitched up in a shrug…

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 28

By Kathleen McClure | November 16, 2020

The game’s afoot!* To catch up on previous chapters of The Libra Gambit, click HERE. *Apologies for the late post.  Combo of pandemic-brain, software updates,  and high school from home led to delays. Hopefully the chapter…