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He didn’t realize what she could withstand. Her attenuated
Lachlan Manutane. Muh-nay-ta-neh -- the sound rang in her ears
She felt the heat in her face. The air was muggy. Her head at
She didn’t move. “I’m sorry. I don’t know you.”
Everything was moving just fine. You Kiwis really have no idea
I’ve only seen videos of your parks on television but they’re a
Ian’s best friends. I can see that you’re quite curious about
I’ve heard mother and son converse in Maori...their private
I’d take ya to some lovely places. Ya really can’t think of
And I’ll look forward to getting together. We’ll toast the
Lan...I’m...I’m sorry but I’m no good at casual relationships
Vulcan’s Fire come about as if in a pas de deux choreography and
I know you meant well. But I can’t do this. Maybe Cash said
I...I have the pendant in my purse. I’m going to hand it to
You’re rather untrusting. I understand. I’m going to bait a
Someone was after her. Her father? Some ominous form chasing
It means ‘the days of Tamatekapua’s bleeding.’ The chief of the
It’s two hundred and sixty meters high and it’ll take about an
Enzed. Always blooms at chrissy...Christmas time...still a few
Lan said as they walked the loop around the crater’s rim. They
The way you do things. I’ll always remember that. I’ll always
What is that? What is it? Whatever it is I can’t stand much
Cor blimey. I’m rooted. We’re flying out of here tomorrow
Lan spoke little of his earlier days. Except for Margaret’s
They can be like a family. When my grandmother died I was so
My grandfather loved that poem. He named my mother Mary from
Maori. Don’t worry if ya don’t understand something. It’s
Lan’s speech. That fetching burr must be a prevalent Scottish
Lan.” The burr of the r in her pronunciation of girl was as
Katharine’s Scottish ancestry which had so favored her in Mary’s
Lan’s shirt while he kissed the top of her head. She was
There was grainy bread hot from the oven. A Maori cook named
Braes. Katharine sat listening in silence until Mary apologized
These old boots are bloody essential to me. Let’s walk. Are ya
Katharine Gordon. You’re a very fetching girl...persuasive and
Cathedral Square on Colombo Street. He had promised to meet
Cambridge Terrace. Looking in her guidebook Katharine had a
An kissin my Katie when a’ was done!
An a’ the lang day I whistle and sing!
An a’ the lang night as happy’s a king!
I guess I had her. I don’t even remember how I accomplished
The sight of Rani made Katharine sick. She hastened to her
Mary and Lan speaking in Maori and English back and forth. She
Nelson to check on business at the winery. He’ll be back in a
Wharf called Shed 5. A journalist she knew had raved about the
Island. The place reeked of hot springs. Too much pungent
Perhaps you’re too...too much of an idealist. You’re bloody
Maybe I’ll be back some day...I hope...or if you come to
Palestinians and Israelis in a very dangerous place. In this
Standing on her veranda on the fourth floor of the King David
Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent built between 1536 and
Mount/Haram al-Sharif with its most sacred Wailing Wall dating
Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Places sacred to Christians and
Stein was a teacher at Hebrew University on Mount Scopus north
I don’t think of futility...or I wouldn’t be in this
March and nearing the end of Ramadan. This was the ninth month
Hasidim making his way to the Wailing Wall with his dripping
Do you give a damn if I’m suffering? Don’t do this to us. I
Hassidim neighborhood of Me’ah She’arim. Formerly a hotel and
We won’t get out of here tonight. They will be finishing off
Ramadan in two days. The women are baking bread and cakes. I
Karima’s help. Katharine learned that Amira actually spoke some
Omar’s employees all found themselves jobless. Omar had to
Ibrahim’s house...bulldozes his orchards. I do not think the
Scopus and meet her in the cafeteria of Hebrew University for a
He had told her there were sharks. Surely he would come. She
Judith’s help. A crumb to a starving bird was how she thought
I think I could make you famous with just my macro lens. Those
Margaret in New Zealand. It was only when she heard herself
I’m so well cared for. Where did you ever find such a
I suppose it’s one way of getting over the grief of the Middle
I have suspicions that those eye doctors were being kind. I’m
I’ve got to stay off it a while longer. Penny is taking me in
She’s angry enough. Just...just get your fly kit and go. I’ll
Paihia ferry. She knows the way home. I’ll come straight
She screamed it at me one night after ya left and I’d been
His head went back in laughter. “Cor blimey.”
Green Eyes...don’t want ya away from me...when I saw ya at my
Katharine’s hand as they winged through the clear sky. The gold
Ya can have mine. Would ya like to meet the other half? The
Katharine turned over and looked into Lan’s eyes
That’s why ya came back. Ya had a taste of something that
Reka Winery for Lan. They drove through fields of vines in a
Katharine had read a magazine and dozed against Lan’s shoulder
She loved to study him closely when he wasn’t noticing. Whether
When Lan got up to find Katharine a napkin for her spilled
Eyes. Ya can cart them back to Enzed as a strange reminder of
Katharine decided to help Mattie in the kitchen. Despite her
The killing went on. The hatred and vengeance went on. Her
There was nothing wrong with me. It was you. You. Why did you
I could be but I never believed in myself. I never believed
The phone had gone dead. That was unusual for Margaret
I’m glad ya got some rest. What a flash dress...and one of the
I’m sorry but I can’t...I know what I’ve told ya but I don’t
You’ve stayed away too long. How much time does it take to
Lachlan Manutane? How do you wish to be addressed if you find
That’s all she cares about. Any child of ours will be a chrissy
Margaret at her sunny home above the city. After flying Mary up
Lan had kissed her there beneath the Southern Cross. She hummed
Mea. That soft silvery color matches your gorgeous hair.” Her
Margaret was scheduled to make very soon. She saw Margaret arm
Katharine said to herself as she took Margaret’s hand and
Eyes...ya know I love ya. All I saw on the rivers were these
Eastern problem. A free unified state is the only answer. Now
The house I’ve kept just as it was...I can go back there any
-- it’s over two thousand feet taller than Mount Cook. It would
A vision flashed in her mind as she dismounted. Déjà vu
He laughed. “Well...I was giving myself a kind heart.”
Ya don’t know that expression? It means to complain. Let’s be
Braes...and ya get to have me. Once I denied ya that. Loving
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