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Simian's Lair

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This 'Tale From the Land of Verne' is a children's short story that takes place in the world of the Grim Doyle Adventures. Enjoy reading about some of the characters you know from Scourge!

Four orphans from the land of Verne are lured into Simian's Lair - a dark abode whose purpose has been lost to the ravages of time. In it dwells an evil that must be cleansed, and from it
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ebook, 50 pages
Published April 17th 2011 by Stonehenge Press (first published April 16th 2011)
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David Burton
Apr 17, 2011 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
I wrote it :)
Julie
Apr 18, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2011
It never fails, I read a David H. Burton story, and all I want to do is to read more!

I have read Scourge, but Simian's Liar has me once again intrigued. I want to thoroughly explore the world of Verne, but I must be patient and what for the next adventure (and I am not doing very well on the patient part- I trust that David will make it well worth the wait...)

Simeon's Lair is brief, but full of action and adventure, the way a story for children should be! It will be interesting to see how the st
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Heather
Jul 08, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2011
Only downside...too short! =)
Patrice Sartor
I read this short story aloud to my sons (14 and 12) about a month ago, and completely forgot that I hadn't reviewed it. I remember thinking it was just okay, another dungeony adventure book with four hapless youths, bonded together, blah blah blah. I wish I could remember more about why I didn't find it that great. The short story format isn't something that usually appeals to me anyway. I don't have enough time to get into the characters, and since this story featured so many different ones, i ...more
Cathy
Jul 31, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle-books
This 'Tale From the Land of Verne' is a children's short story that takes place in the world of the Grim Doyle Adventures.
Four orphans from the land of Verne are lured into Simian's Lair - a dark house whose purpose has been lost to the ravages of time. In it dwells an evil that must be cleansed.
Truthfully, it was so short I didn't really get a feel for the characters other than the children. They are from the land of the Unseen but are visible to everyone because they all have a mechanical impl
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Helen
Aug 30, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyable short story (20 minute read), had it on kindle and the last 32% is a sample of a different book.
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Kindle Freebie downloaded Aug 1, 2011.

It has a dragon on the cover. How could I resist?
Linda Hamilton
rated it it was ok
Jan 06, 2012
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