Chapter 21: Clouded Judgments [Slapshot!]

Sean was sitting at lunch with Murdoch and Q when his phone started ringing. He smiled tersely at his colleagues.

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Chapter 22: A Hard Rain Falling [Slapshot!]

  It was still raining when Sebby got back to the hotel. The onslaught hadn’t even slowed; in fact, it was probably raining harder than it had been when he’d left his father’s.

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Of Curtain Rods

“Well, shit,” Danny said, and Matt nodded emphatically as they surveyed the scene of destruction. They had tried to put the curtain rod back up, but it fell down again and smashed through one of the potted plants somebody—Danny didn’t remember who, but suspected it might have been his mother—had given him as a “house […]

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Profile: Mike Robinson

  Michael (Mike) Robinson is a professional ice hockey player with the Washington Stars of the IHA. Robinson was born in Toronto, Ontario, and lived there with his family until he was seven. The family then moved to nearby Oshawa.

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Halloween Party Playlist

In Going Under, Reese, Gabriel, and the rest of the crew make a pretty big fuss about Halloween. It’s not unusual. Halloween celebrations have become more elaborate in the west over time.

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What Makes a Villain?

I was talking with a reader and she asked me, point-blank, if one of the characters in Slapshot! was going to become a villain. She said she felt like he just wasn’t a good guy. Oddly enough, this wasn’t the character I had singled out as being my primary antagonist through this story arc, but […]

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Hips Don’t Lie [Something in the Water]

“Hey, Kit-Kat?” Kat lifts her head slowly, meets the warm, blue gaze of one Reese Lockwood. He stares at her, shifts a little awkwardly, before finally looking away, toward the other end of the library.

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Hopes, Dreams, and Those Who Prey Upon Them

The internet is infested with scam artists. We’ve all heard of the chain email from a Nigerian prince who needs help. He’ll give you part of his fortune if you just send him your banking information. We all laugh at that one, because it’s so obvious, but it does still trick people.

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What Makes a Hero? [Infographic]

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Words, They Mean Things: Halloween

Halloween is an interesting celebration, an almost uniquely Western phenomenon. Other cultures do celebrate some pretty macabre things. The Mexican Dia de los Muertos is one example. At this point, it’s a bit difficult to separate which traditions belonged to the Indigenous peoples of the area and which ones originated with the Spanish conquistadors.

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