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Lawrence Harpham Murder Mysteries

Wragliths Hailing from the town of Spittlocke, Wragliths are practical jokers with no appreciation of boundaries.  Beer is brewed with giggle juice and Dormouse surprise, a staple on the menu at Donovyn’s Inn.  Don’t be tempted to try the confused honey cakes and never shake hands with a Wraglith. “Good evening,” said Donovyn shaking Beau’s …

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In Calorean, the main mode of transport is hare back riding. Not only does Beau get about the realm by hare, but he is also an accomplished jockey and regular competitor in the annual Calorean hare hurdles. Calorean hares Septima and Bluebell are similar to Lepus Europaeus, the native brown hare of England. This species was …

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Mushmers

The behaviour of fungi in Calorean varies from village to village.  In the dwarf realm and in Skyle’s village, fungi grows in the ground.  But the fungi in Beau’s village of Lochnar Common moves around freely.

“Skyle felt something move against her leg & looked down to see a collection of tawny coloured mushmers milling around near an old log”

Mushrooms

 

April 28, 2014

In the magical world of Calorean, hare racing is the favoured sport. The Calorean hare hurdles run annually with Gold Chalice day the highlight of the racing year. Beau Garnie is a skilled rider and competes regularly. But he is a member of the Argan tribe where hares are housed in communal stables, given numbers …

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Two years ago, on a rare week off in the summer holidays my son Alex & I were walking the dog across a local common.  We passed our time imagining a world  full of little people and hares, warmongering dwarves and impossibly vain moth men.  Before we knew it, Calorean became lodged in our minds and wouldn’t let go.  …

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