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Authors: Corinna Turner

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I Am Margaret

BOOK: I Am Margaret
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PRAISE FOR
I AM MARGARET

 

 

Great style – very good characters and pace. Definitely a book worth reading, like
The Hunger Games
.

EOIN COLFER (Author of
Artemis Fowl
)

 

An intelligent, well-written and enjoyable debut from a young writer with a bright future.

STEWART ROSS (Author of
The Soterion Mission
)

 

This book invaded my dreams.

SR MARY CATHERINE BLOOM OP

 

 

 

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I AM MARGARET

 

 

CORINNA TURNER

 

 

 

 

 

US
Edition

Copyright 2014 Corinna Turner

 

ISBN: 978-1-910806-07-4 (ebook)

Also available as a Paperback

(ISBN: 978-1-910806-06-7)

 

 

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US
Edition, License Notes

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Table of Contents

 

Map of Great Salperton EGD Facility

Chapter 1 – Sorting

Chapter 2 – The Facility

Chapter 3 – Inspection

Chapter 4 – ReAssigness

Chapter 5 – Math
Problems

Chapter 6 – Uncle Peter

Chapter 7 – The Latter Years of Peter Rabbit

Chapter 8 – The Boy

Chapter 9 – The Pursuit of the Male of the Species

Chapter 10 – The First Letter

Chapter 11 – The Competition

Chapter 12 – The Mortifying Business o
f the Night

Chapter 13 – The 1001 Lives of Annabel Salford

Chapter 14 – Easter

Chapter 15 – The Card

Chapter 16 – Operation Camera Info

Chapter 17 – The Typing Device

Chapter 18 – All or None

Chapter 19 – 100,000 Words of Truth

Chapter 20 – The PostSort Novel

Chapter 21 – Simple Truth

Chapter 22 – The Point of No Return

Chapter 23 – The Silent Crocodile

Chapter 24 – Wearmfell Factory

Chapter 25 – Waiting

Chapter 26 – Escape

Chapter 27 – I Am Margaret

Chapter 28 – Dismantlement

Chapter 29 – Rayle’s Pass

Other Books by Corinna Turner

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Connect with Corinna Turner

Book 2 – Sneak Peak!

Boring Legal Bit

 

 

 

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The sheriffs have told me that I shall die on Friday next; and now I feel the frailty of mine own flesh which trembleth at these news, although my spirit greatly rejoiceth. Therefore for God’s sake pray for me and desire all good folks to do the same.”

 

 

St Margaret Clitherow, York, 1586

 

 

 

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1

SORTING

 

 

The dragon roared, its jaws so close to Thane’s head that

 

I waggled the page gently in the air, waiting for my writing to dry. One final, blank double spread remained. Good. I’d made the little book myself.

The ink was dry. I turned to that last page and found the place on the computer printout I was copying from…

 

he felt his eardrums burst. But the sword had done its work and, eviscerated, the beast began to topple.

Thane rolled frantically to his feet and ran. The huge body obliterated where he’d been lying, but Thane wasn’t interested in that. He kept right on running to where Marigold was struggling to free herself.


That’s the last time I go riding without my spurs!” she told him. “I could’ve cut my way out of here by now…”

Thane ignored her grumbles. He couldn’t hear properly anyway. He whipped out a dagger and freed her.


Marigold?” He could hardly hear
himself
. “Are you all right?”


Oh, I’m fine. At least I had my rosary.”

Thane thought of all the things he wanted to say to her. The way he felt about her, he wanted to do everything just right. Could he get down on one knee without losing his balance and would he be able to hear what she said in reply…?

Then Marigold’s arms wrapped around him like vines around their supporting tree. And when she kissed him, he knew the answer to all his questions was a heartfelt,


Yes.’

 

I wrote the last word with great care and put the lid on the pen. All done. I smiled as I pictured Bane reading the tale.
Where are the slain dragons? Where are the rescued maidens?
he would complain after reading my stories. Just this once, in this tale just for him, there were all the dragons he could desire. But only one maiden.

A funny way to declare your love, but I couldn’t leave it unsaid. And if I
did
pass my Sorting… well, we were both eighteen, we’d be leaving school at the end of the year and would be free to register, so perhaps it was time we were finally honest with each other.

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