Series: From the Dark Past
Book: Lost in this Masquerade
Number in series: 1
Publication date: 5 June 2021
Number of pages: 39
Renowned husband and wife archaeologists Lachlan Schaeffer and Zaidy Ruggieri and their team have discovered a pair of corpses entangled in an eternal embrace in an Irish bog. Speculations about how the pair got there run rampant. It is up to Zaidy and her clairvoyant abilities to learn the truth about the star-crossed pair.
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Preliminary examinations of the skeletons found
clinging to each other in the Irish bog were revealed to be an adolescent male
and female, both in their late teens. Fanciful stories about the macabre pair flew
even from the tongues of seasoned academics.
Some postulated that the boy was slain by the
girl’s jealous lover and pushed into the bog. Unable to fathom life without her
love, the bereaved miss jumped in and died with him.
Others speculated that the pair had a forbidden
love like Romeo and Juliet, drank poison, and clung to each other as they sank
into eternity as one.
Still others believed that the girl had died of an
opportunistic illness. Driven mad with grief, the boy took her body in his arms
and jumped into the bog. Over time, the bodies were repositioned clinging to
each other in an eternal embrace.
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When not penning sanity-destroying works of dystopian fiction, Lovecraftian fantasy, or old-school horror with the occasional sweet romance thrown in to upset the cosmic apple cart, Ms. Hart enjoys creating baked goods she hopes will be considered palatable.
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