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Excerpt from Dangerous Paradise (The Protectors Series) by Margaret Daley

»Posted on Nov 22, 2013 in Book Excerpts | 0 comments

Suddenly he was running toward the half-consumed hut. He stumbled and fell to the ground, the hard impact knocking his breath away. The smell of the smoke-saturated air made him scramble to his feet. Instantly he was moving forward again, his cry of agony rising above the sounds of the raging flames. He had to reach his parents. Michael Rutledge bolted upright in bed. His eyes flew open as sweat streamed down his face, drenching his body. Shudder after shudder racked him as he focused on his safe surroundings—thousands of miles away from the African jungle, decades later. But the stench of charred wood and burned vegetation seemed to hang in the air like a shroud, and images filled his mind that reminded him of that day thirty years ago. It was as though it had...

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