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The Girl from the Sea – Chapter Thirty-one
The bigger boat had dropped anchor when the darkness had become impenetrable. They had left one of the crew on deck to keep watch and two had gone below. There was no sign of Jonas or the children.
“They must be shut up down below I suppose,” whispered Lucas. “At least there’s only one to deal with up top.”Continue reading
The Girl from the Sea – Chapter Thirty
A race was developing between the two boats along the rocky coastline. The cliffs and hills created dead spots of wind where the smaller boat caught up until it found itself becalmed and the larger boat headed past the hill and into a fresh gust of wind. They went in fits and starts until they were beyond the headland and out in open sea. Then the real race began. The brothers tightened up the sheets to pick up speed.Continue reading
The Girl from the Sea – Chapter Twenty-nine
“Kids,” Jonas whispered. “Kids…right sorry I am about this. I hadn’t any intention of you getting caught. Honest. Right sorry.”
The two children didn’t say anything – they still weren’t too sure whether they should trust him or not. They stared wordlessly back at him.Continue reading