By Kathleen Kirkwood
A HIGHLAND CHIEFTAIN
Recently free of captivity in London Tower, Rae Mackinnon returns to the turbulent Highlands and claims his position as laird of Dunraven citadel. As he grapples with extended family rivalries and divisiveness inside his circle of relatives, he's faced with a startling discovery — a gorgeous girl from destiny, introduced throughout the portals of Time and into his mattress . . .
A VICTORIAN LADY
Swept up in the summertime social rounds, Julia Hargrove accompanies her aunt and cousins on an day trip to Scotland, to an historic citadel which has hosted no viewers for 2 a long time — earlier. Rumors abound of bizarre occurrences at Dunraven citadel — occurrences which are based within the bedchamber Julia now occupies, the place a rugged Highland warrior materializes from the earlier . . .
DRAWN IRRESTIBLY during the PORTALS OF TIME
What mysteries does Dunraven carry? What mystery opens the temporal door, permitting Julia and Rae to arrive around the centuries to say a number of stolen moments and nurture a blossoming love? yet how lengthy can the principles of Time be damaged prior to the door shuts forevermore
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14), the differences are very variable. In general, sabertooths tend to have long necks with enlarged What Is a Sabertooth? 13. Full body reconstruction of the marsupial sabertooth Thylacosmilus in four views. Note the short legs. 14. Full body reconstruction of the gorgonopsian sabertooth Rubidgea in four views. Note the flexed limbs and outwardly oriented elbows. 24 muscle insertions; robust backs that are often shortened and laterally stiffened; and very strong, robust forelimbs, capable of considerable lateral rotation.
These cinders would be originally spread by the wind over enormous distances; they would then simply accumulate on the ground or be transported and rearranged by water currents, which lay them again in a stratified pattern. The chemical composition of the cinders makes the sediments less acidic and thus more suitable for bone preservation. In some cases the eruptions responsible for the production of the cinders actually killed the animals that later were entombed in the pyroclastic sediments. Senèze One place where the consequences of volcanic activity resulted in the exceptional preservation of sabertooth fossils is the early Pleistocene site of Senèze, in central France.
Sabertooth enthusiasts keep hoping that one day the frozen body of an Ice Age Homotherium may be found in Arctic latitudes, but so far none has appeared. Nor has any sabertooth skeleton been found with traces of the animal’s soft tissues around it; and we have had comparatively little luck with sabertooth footprints. So for the time being, most of the information we have about these animals comes from their bones. The preservation and discovery of vertebrate fossils is fraught with improbabilities, especially in the case of carnivores.
A Slip in Time by Kathleen Kirkwood