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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 31 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Maddie had been wondering for the past half hour what to do. She had lost track of time while getting her data analyzed. Now she had missed the last campus bus at ten thirty and had no idea how she would get to the Vet. Sci. parking lot to pick up her car….READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-30 in earlier Blogs ) Maddie had been wondering for the past half hour what to do. She had lost track of time while getting her data analyzed. Now she … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 30 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Maddie had finally sorted out the inheritance of the ozone resistance. It had been a painstaking process, to catalogue all the disease ratings…READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-29 in earlier Blogs )   Maddie had finally sorted out the inheritance of the ozone resistance. It had been a painstaking process, to catalogue all the disease ratings. It was a … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 29 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Maddie had come back, but her whole self was rebelling. She had spent Christmas break with her family in Chicago. There had been lots of love and lots of warmth. The family had done everything to heal the fright and she had said she was okay to come back. But it was proving to be pointless. …READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-28 in earlier Blogs ) Chapter 9  …and if we taste of this cup, we shall cast away the world.  The Seven Valleys Maddie had come back, but her whole self was … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 28 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Without warning an arm went around her throat like a vice. All at the same time, she was choking and struggling, and being dragged backwards towards the dumpsters at the back of the building…READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-27 in earlier Blogs ) Without warning an arm went around her throat like a vice. All at the same time, she was choking and struggling, and being dragged backwards towards the … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 27 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Maddie was standing over her lab bench, staring at her lab book, when Alex came in. She couldn’t quite fathom how it had happened, but it had totally escaped her. And now she was staring at the pictures of her gels and they confirmed it. “Oh God,” Maddie groaned…READ MORE

(if you’re here for the first time look at excerpts 1-26 in earlier Blogs ) Chapter 8 The true seeker hunteth naught but the object of his quest… The Seven Valleys Maddie was standing over her lab bench, staring at … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 26 from THE HARVEST of REASON) John Pitts sauntered in and seated himself strategically, in the third row off the left isle. He didn’t care if he sat with anyone else, he’d rather not be distracted. At his first look at Maddie his breath caught in his throat…READ MORE

(if you’re here for the first time look at excerpts 1-25 in earlier Blogs ) John Pitts sauntered in and seated himself strategically, in the third row off the left isle. He didn’t care if he sat with anyone else, … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 25 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Sipping a cup of tea, staring at the field notes on her desk, Maddie could hardly believe she was on the trail of another possible resistance gene… READ MORE

(if you’re here for the first time look at excerpts 1-24 in earlier Blogs ) Sipping a cup of tea, staring at the field notes on her desk, Maddie could hardly believe she was on the trail of another possible … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 24 from THE HARVEST of REASON) John saw the van approaching and wondered what they were after. When Maddie came towards him he put down the sack he was lugging to the car …READ MORE

(if you’re here for the first time look at excerpts 1-23 in earlier Blogs ) John saw the van approaching and wondered what they were after. When Maddie came towards him he put down the sack he was lugging to … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 23 from THE HARVEST of REASON) John had been in Puerto Rico for over two months. He had left at the beginning of the summer to supervise the harvest and had stayed for further processing and seed preparation…READ MORE

(if you’re here for the first time look at excerpts 1-22 in earlier Blogs ) Part II Whither can a lover go but to the land of his beloved? and what seeker findeth rest away from his heart’s desire? To … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 22 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Monday morning John was in early, to make up for having lost half of Sunday due to a hangover. He had been in the cubicle in the back of Dan Gates’ lab most of the morning…READ MORE

(if you’re here for the first time look at excerpts 1-21 in earlier Blogs ) Monday morning John was in early, to make up for having lost half of Sunday due to a hangover. He had been in the cubicle … Continue reading

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