King-Born: The life of Olaf the Viking, King of the Danes

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Fujiwara no Sanemori was a high-born courtier who met a ghostly woman in 1045 who turned him into a vampire. Once I'd written that paragraph, next thing I knew I had the Prides, Harry and Zena, who made a bare-bones living following the marathon dance contests that were part of the general 20's nuttiness. Characters have dimension, day-to-day life is presented, and settings are easily seen in the mind's eye. No Church Father or Council or any other early Church record indicates that he finished his days anywhere but in Rome.

Pages: 172

Publisher: Sifi Publishing (December 6, 2013)


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