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E.M. Powell, UK author of The Blood of the Fifth Knight, Stops By for Tea, Scones, and Interesting Discussion!

Hi Elaine, I’m so happy to have you stop by my friend! Quite the plane ride from the UK, but thanks so much for coming in to our snow covered little town and plopping down on my big comfy couch in my cozy library. I’ll put on the tea, what kind of tea would you drink in America…same as at home, or something new? That’s your toughest question of the day. Kidding. I’m having English Breakfast Tea with honey, but what is your pleasure? Would you like sugar and milk?

Elaine: Erin, it’s so lovely to be here! English Breakfast with milk would hit the spot. Or even a Mojito.  But probably a bit early for that. Sigh.

Erin yells from the kitchen: Oh, stay for afternoon lunch too then, I’ll make mojitos too (blueberry, mango, original…), you know they are also my fave!! Now, I’m also bringing in a plate of homemade cranberry scones, warm from the oven! I’ll be right in. (I’ll answer here to your tea comment) Make yourself at home, just don’t get any ideas about stealing my Paddington Bear sitting by you in the corner. I have an obsession.

Elaine: Scones?! Hold the cocktail- I’m going to need all the room I can get. And don’t worry about the bear. He’s already giving me one of his Hard Stares. I wouldn’t dare go near him.

Erin: Ah, here we are then. Tea, scones, and comfy socks and splendid conversation. Shall we begin?

Elaine: Yes, please! I’ve been so looking forward to this since we had our last lovely chat.

Q: The Fifth Knight, published by Thomas and Mercer, had extreme success reaching high on the Amazon charts and receiving acclaimed reviews. How has that made you feel going into the publishing of its sequel? More excited? More nervous? More confident and secure?

A: Abso-blooming-lutely petrified! I had heard of Second Novel Syndrome, in all its definitions. That a very successful debut will lead to disappointment with Book #2. That you’ll have spent years on Book #1, so you’ll have to rush Book #2. That you’ll find it so hard to write another book when faced with not just a blank screen but the weight of expectations from Book #1. Oh, and don’t even THINK about writing a sequel! They’re really hard at the best of times, let alone as Book #2. That, my dear, adds up to what I think we can call a challenge.

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Q: When you first had your idea to write a historical mystery set in the time period of Henry II, where your “detective” searches for the killer of Archbishop Thomas Becket, did you imagine a series featuring your sleuth, Palmer?

A: Not at all. I can let you and Paddington in on a secret: The Fifth Knight was meant as a stand-alone novel. My agent, the peerless Josh Getzler, suggested that I add a few short pieces that left the door open for more stories featuring Palmer. I’m so glad I followed his smart editorial advice.

Erin comments: We are also glad!! You are a good listener!

Q: How does The Blood of the Fifth Knight differ from its predecessor? What tactics did you employ to try to “outdo” the first? I have my own ideas and opinions, but I’d love to hear what you’ll say.

A:In The Fifth Knight, I used Becket’s horrific murder in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170 as the spring board for the plot. It is one of the most infamous events in British history. It also provided a hugely dramatic event on which to base my novel. What followed was a pursuit of the hero and heroine by the murderers. My agent was very fond of describing it as car chases with chain mail. As I was writing a sequel, I then had to look around for material to support a novel that also fitted the time frame. And I happened on the legends surrounding Rosamund Clifford, also known as the Fair Rosamund.  She was the beautiful mistress of Henry II and she died at a young age. The legends have it that she was murdered by Henry’s jealous Queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine. Not true, as Eleanor was imprisoned by Henry at the time. But it gave me another terrific ‘what if?’ to work with, although I couldn’t just produce another murder/chase-the-witnesses book. So Palmer, on Henry’s orders, becomes investigator-in-chief when someone attempts to murder Rosamund.

Q: You obviously do an enormous amount of research for your books. What is the best part about the research for you and on the flip side, what is the part that frustrates you, if any? What is something you came across in your research that surprised you?

A: I think most historical novelists work really, really hard on their research. We have to, if we are to credibly build our worlds. What I love about the research is the sheer fascination of it and yes, it can be frustrating when a timeline doesn’t fit your carefully crafted plot. Yet history is wonderful in that it can throw up the most bizarre events that you couldn’t make up. Such a gift to a novelist! As for surprises, finding that leopard in twelfth century England is up there.

Erin comments: That was so cool!

Q: Your portrayal of the reign and time of Henry II and his dealings with his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, was historically accurate overall. In writing your mystery, did you keep it this way due to wanting it to be historically accurate first and foremost, or was it what fit better in setting up your mystery?

A: As with all recounting of history, people’s characters, their relationships and their actions are open to interpretation. Some people are very pro-Henry, others paint him as a villain and are of the view that Eleanor was badly wronged. So my version, where she is most definitely out to get him and his throne, is simply one of many. She did take part in the rebellion against him, though! Fellow historical fiction writer Deborah Swift has described our trade as ‘Storians, not Historians.’ I think that sums it up perfectly.

Q: Where did you come up with the ingenious idea of using the menagerie that became the zoo at the Tower of London?! I loved that you utilized that, infused with your great imagination. What other tidbits can you share that didn’t make it into the book?

A: One of those research gifts! Many people who have visited the Tower of London will know that a menagerie of exotic animals was kept there, and that the collection formed the basis of what was to become London Zoo. But the first menagerie was housed at Woodstock, the hunting lodge built by Henry’s father. The historical record puts Henry at Woodstock with Rosamund. So I have the King’s mistress in the company of lions, lynxes and a leopard. (no bears: sorry, Paddington). I really wanted to make more of the winter of 1175/76, where the country was buried in snow and ice up to the roofs of the houses and many people perished. Some of that was in an earlier version. But it slowed the story too much so it had to go.

Erin comments: That might part might make a cool free short story e-book!

Q: Your characters are superb, full of depth. How do you create your characters? Outline? People you know? Long walks?

A: I’m a magpie. I pick up bits from everywhere. That covers bits I like and bits I’m less happy with. Bottom line is my characters are pure fiction, but helped out by real people I’ve encountered.

Q: What is the best part for you about writing a historical mystery? Will there be a third Palmer mystery?

A: Just the fun and sheer hard work of putting it all together. It’s so satisfying when it works. And yes, Palmer book #3 is in the pipeline. The working title is The Fifth Knight: Lord of Ireland. It’s based on John’s (youngest son of Henry II who will one day become the despised King John) disastrous campaign in (yes, you guessed it!) Ireland in 1185. Palmer is sent by Henry to keep watch on the impetuous John. But Palmer uncovers a plot by John to make his mark on the Lordship of Ireland by appalling means. John has to be stopped at all costs, with only Palmer standing in his way.

Erin comments: I knew it! I look forward to reading it.

Q: Who are some of your favorite mystery writers of old and new? What are some of the best mystery books you’ve read? Do you believe that a good writer must read often?

A: I think C.J. Sansom’s Shardlake series set in Tudor times is second to none. I’ve had a few reviews comparing me to him. (Hang on: did that bear just roll his eyes?) That’s a wonderful comparison but probably a tad generous! I started to read Agatha Christie novels in my teens and never, ever guessed who the murderer was. For writers who write contemporary thrillers/mystery/crime, I love Tess Gerritsen and Michael Connelly. And as for reading? How on earth can anybody not do it! But seriously, when I was about to read my final, edited draft of The Blood of the Fifth Knight, I read my favorite Rizzoli and Isles novel first. That, for me, is a pacing masterclass. Going back to my own work, I ask myself: ‘What would Tess do?’ It really works!

Erin comments: I didn’t mention it, but truly you are on the same level as Sansom. Don’t sell yourself short. His books are very good and his readers would love your books.

Q: Why do you think people love mystery books so much? What gives them lasting value?

A:I think people love a puzzle and they love trying to figure it out. That’s what I do when I read a mystery. And that’s what makes them so challenging to write. You’ve got to juggle your knowns, your unknowns and lay your red herrings. You must never cheat your reader. It’s amazing what you can actually get away with. I have one of my characters say something that (reading the words in hindsight) completely reveals the truth. But people don’t see it, which pleases me very much.

Q: What draws you to the medieval ages for your books and/or overall as a passion?

A: Because it is such a wild time in history. I believe it to be one of the most exciting, extraordinary and at times downright bizarre periods there is. What other period has Magna Carta, Becket’s murder, Richard the Lionheart, the Wars of the Roses, the Great Plague, the building of the greatest cathedrals, stunning manuscripts, a belief in the Devil? I could go on. And on.

Q: What other types of historical literature do you see yourself writing in the future? Will you try other genres or other time periods?

A: As well as writing Palmer’s next adventure, I’m working on a Steampunk series set in the Coroner’s office in Victorian Manchester. A Coroner’s duty is to investigate unnatural, sudden or violent death. Watch this space!

Erin comments: I will watch my inbox for news and share with readers. I’m excited for this one too!

Q: I know you are from Ireland, but live in England. Favorite place to visit in the UK? Favorite place in Ireland? Favorite place in England? Favorite place in the world? Why?

A: I love visiting Harrogate as I have friends there who are very talented on both the food and history front. Ireland? It has to be the beaches in Cork where I learned to swim. Jackson NH is pretty special, with the fabulous White Mountains nearby and crystal clear falls you can swim in. It’s even got an Irish pub. London and Washington DC are neck and neck on museums. And I love them all because of having had the best time there with my wonderful husband and daughter.

Q: As you know, we are both dessert foodies. Favorite English treat? I’ll be looking for it when I come to visit. 🙂

A: Chicken Madras, tarka dhal and nan bread. Yes, curry is the most popular dish in the UK! And there’s great marmalade for the bear. Promise.

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Paddington says, “mmmm, marmalade!”

Erin comments: Well being born and living in England when I was little, my mom says my fave was blueberry buckle. I still love it, but in fact, I love curry too. Maybe this is where I get it from? And Paddington is very pleased about the marmalade.

Q: Favorite TV show at the moment, when you watch? What is a guilty pleasure? Mine is Vikings!

A: Sleepy Hollow is so, so good. They even get the Middle English in the flashbacks and spells right! Guilty pleasure is the Great British Bake Off. People bake stuff. Someone wins. That’s it.

Erin comments: I also LOVE Sleep Hollow! And ironically, Great British Bake Off. Last year or so there was an American version (though at the time I thought an American thing). Then I saw on BBC here recently, the British version. Oh, my! Cherry cake and they had me sold. I am a faithful watcher now!

Q: Where can readers connect with you best? What types of questions do you hope they’ll ask?

A: My website is www.empowell.com, where all those details are. I have a Facebook page at E.M. Powell Author. I tweet as @empowellauthor. Questions I would like are: ‘Where can I buy your book?’ and  ‘Would you like an award?’

Excuse me, why is that bear sighing, Erin? I’m joking! Seriously, I get all sorts of questions and love answering them. It’s so great to hear from readers. Without them, us writers couldn’t do what we do.

Erin: You make me laugh!!! Thank you so much for coming over and chatting with me, Elaine. It’s always a pleasure to see you and as well, to read your novels. You’re a gifted writer and a lovely person. Best of luck with your newest novel!

Elaine: Thanks so much, Erin! I had a wonderful time, as I knew I would. And P.B.: I’ve got my eye on you. Okay?

Erin: Aw, Paddington, put his little hand to his heart.

Powell_Knight_Cover_Template_UK.inddThe Blood of the Fifth Knight, Synopsis~

Publication Date: January 1, 2015
Thomas & Mercer
Formats: eBook, Paperback
Pages: 368p

Genre: Historical Thriller

A triumphant sequel to Powell’s acclaimed historical thriller The Fifth Knight. A desperate king trusts a lone knight to unravel a web of murder.

England, 1176. King Henry II has imprisoned his rebellious Queen for her failed attempt to overthrow him. But with her conspirators still at large and a failed assassination attempt on his beautiful mistress, Rosamund Clifford, the King must take action to preserve his reign.

Desperate, Henry turns to the only man he trusts: a man whose skills have saved him once before. Sir Benedict Palmer answers the call, mistakenly believing that his family will remain safe while he attends to his King.

As Palmer races to secure his King’s throne, neither man senses the hand of a brilliant schemer, a mystery figure loyal to Henry’s traitorous Queen who will stop at nothing to see the King defeated.

The Blood of the Fifth Knight is an intricate medieval murder mystery and worthy sequel to E.M. Powell’s acclaimed historical thriller The Fifth Knight.

Review Praise for The Fifth Knight

“Powell does a masterful job. Highly recommended.” Historical Novels Review

About the Author, E.M. Powell~

????????????????????????????E.M. Powell is the author of medieval thriller THE FIFTH KNIGHT which was a #1 Amazon Bestseller. Born and raised in the Republic of Ireland into the family of Michael Collins (the legendary revolutionary and founder of the Irish Free State) she now lives in the north west of England with her husband and daughter and a Facebook-friendly dog.

She is a member of the Historical Novel Society, International Thriller Writers and Romance Writers of America.

She is a reviewer of fiction and non-fiction for the HNS. Find out more by visiting www.empowell.com.

You can also connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.

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The Blood of the Fifth Knight is Destined to be One of Top Historical Mysteries/Thrillers of 2015

Powell_Knight_Cover_Template_UK.inddI’ve recently read The Blood of the Fifth Knight, which is the sequel to The Fifth Knight, a historical mystery thriller set in the times of Henry II and written by E.M. Powell. If you missed my review last year of The Fifth Knight, you can check it out by clicking on the title. Though the sleuth is the same in both books, you can be assured that you can read the sequel as a stand alone as well, though the first book was quite excellent and would provide further background information you might enjoy.

As for The Blood of the Fifth Knight, I absolutely loved reading this novel. I do love a good mystery, but in all fairness I must disclose that sometimes it takes me a few times to get “into” some mysteries, even if I liked them by the end. With Powell’s sequel, this wasn’t so at all. I was grabbed by the first few pages and read fervently as she entertained and thrilled me page by page. I didn’t want to put it down and I didn’t have distracted syndrome.

Why? I think it’s her sentence structure, her formation, her details….but beyond that, I think it’s her characters. They are so dimensional and crafted with an exquisite hand. I love Powell’s touches of humor, which always come lightly and just at the right time, and she’s one of few that makes action sequences exciting. She uses a whole cast of characters with different attributes that come to life off the page, making them easy to visualize within my head.

She did an extreme amount of research for this novel and it shows, as well as her vivid imagination for the time period. I love her glorious descriptive details, rich and full of life and zest. Her writing is never brooding, but fun and uplifting even in some situations that would be given a heavy air by others. Her historical basis was authentic and plausible and she wound her plot intricately and with care, weaving her characters and their motivations together like she had seen it all right before her eyes.

I love her choice of Sir Benedict Palmer as her sleuth, even if most everyone does not know that Henry II has called him in as an investigator, not a gardener. He seems very observant, but does get himself into some precarious situations which are quite humorous for many reasons. That added a flair to the story. Also, with her juxtaposing back to Palmer’s own wife, Theodosia, and his children, who were left behind in the home, it really gave the story depth and showed us societal levels and nuances of the time period which added to the plot. In regards to this, I especially enjoyed the character she introduced in Joan, Palmer’s long-lost sister. I liked her attitude and her strength, and her ingenuity, which set up an alternate mirror in regards to Theodosia’s moral compass.

I really liked Powell’s portrayal of Henry’s mistress, Rosamund Clifford, for whom Palmer was secretly called in to snuff out the assassin who tried to kill her. She didn’t regurgitate any historical story here just for legend sake, but instead she played upon their known affair in order to create a suspenseful mystery that was full of intrigue and drama. Talk about a damsel in distress! Surrounding this entanglement was, of course, Henry II’s wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, of whom he wished to divorce, and her lover, who had his eyes on the crown. Where Rosamund seems ignorant and in need of attention, Eleanor seems to know what she wants and won’t give up her place easily.

My FAVORITE part though was how Powell integrated the “zoo” into the novel, the grouping of animals that were secured or given as gifts to the crown which were kept at the Tower (later to be the London Zoo). The description of the animals, from the lion to the leopard, were amazing. The sequences with the animals made me wonder if Powell had ever been a zookeeper! I was enthralled by their use in the plot and felt that it was very original in comparison to almost anything else I’ve read in the historical medieval thriller genre.

I’ll be hard pressed to find many other mystery novels that I’ll love as much this year as The Blood of the Fifth Knight. Whether you have a flair for the medieval period or not, this mystery is for any reader who loves a thriller that sends them on a visual chase, as it treated me to an evening of escape and entertainment, and had me turning pages faster than I truly wanted to….I didn’t want to leave the characters behind!

Highly recommend as one of the top mysteries of 2015!

EXCERPT!!!!

Chapter 1

Canterbury, Kent, England, 12 July 1174

A king’s flesh tore like any man’s. Sir Benedict Palmer knew it would, but still it shocked him to see it.

He stood among the many hundreds of pilgrims and gawkers that crammed the winding streets of Canterbury, watching the penitent King Henry make his tortured way towards the cathedral. The shouting crowds stood ten deep, twenty in places, pushing for a better view.

‘Can you see him?’ came the close whisper from Palmer’s wife, Theodosia.

He met her fear-filled grey eyes. ‘He’s nearly here.’ Though Palmer could see with ease over the crowd, his small-boned Theodosia could not. Not yet, but very soon. And the sight would horrify her.

The broiling sun overhead lit the red that remained in Henry’s greying hair, and he wore the blackened ash mask of the sinner. The sweat on his face carried dark streaks of ash and a different red down his naked upper body. Blood stained the royal flesh, flesh white and soft as a turnip root. A line of sweating, black-robed monks followed him, scourges in hand, delivering this brutal public penance for the murder of the cathedral’s Archbishop, Thomas Becket.

Theodosia’s hand tightened on Palmer’s arm. He knew she had longed desperately for this day. Longed for it as much as she dreaded it.

Another crack echoed above the noisy mob, and the black coils of a scourge striped Henry’s bare chest and shoulders again. Folk gasped, women screamed. A group of white-robed monks raised their voices in a noisy hymn.

Theodosia gripped harder.

‘Confiteor Deoomnipotenti, istisSanctis et omnibus Sanctis.’ Henry continued to recite his penance, his thin voice cutting through the horde’s buzz.

‘Beg for forgiveness!’ yelled an unseen man. ‘Saint Thomas Becket is all forgiving!’

A new din of yells, whistles, and cries broke out.

‘By the glorious Queen of Heaven and the angels, repent!’ A hatchet-faced man flung up his hands.

‘Beg for the mercy of the Almighty!’ wailed a pockmarked priest.

‘Repent!’ A woman held tight to the cloak of her witless, drooling son, a cross shorn into his hair. ‘Repent now!’

All in this mob blamed Henry—blamed him as surely as if he had held the sword that had smashed Archbishop Thomas Becket’s skull on that freezing December night three and a half years ago. The night that Palmer and Theodosia had both witnessed, that had near cost them their lives too. The night that the cathedral had become Becket’s tomb, where his lifeblood had been splashed across its stone floor.

But today, the huge grey cathedral towers stood against a searing sun in a blue sky, marking Becket’s triumph from Henry’s martyr to a holy saint. Today, Henry the sinner stumbled low on the hot, brutal streets of Canterbury, begging for forgiveness from the man he’d had cut down, his own flesh shredded and torn. Already he looked as if he might fall.

‘A godly dead man is worth more than a living knave!’

Another rage-filled scream.

Palmer licked the salt of sweat from his top lip and held his reactions in check. The King was no knave, yet the world had to think so.

Palmer glanced down at his silent wife, fearing her collapse more than the King’s. The high buildings trapped the stink from the near-solid run-offs from the privies, as well as the noise and heat. He hadn’t wanted to come to witness this ugly spectacle, but she’d insisted.

They’d travelled for weeks from their distant village of Cloughbrook in Staffordshire. Weeks without much food, as they walked in a praying, singing throng of every kind of pilgrim, which grew with each day they neared Canterbury. Now they stood here as the sun climbed, fiercer by the hour, without the relief of shade or water. Fiercer still, the mood of those watching Henry’s agony. The fierceness of the righteous. Palmer knew it well.

And Theodosia stood beside him, with her stomach big, the baby she carried expected by autumn. But he needn’t worry about her fainting. Despite her heat-cracked lips and freckled skin, he saw the clamp of her jaw, the firm set of her gaze. She wouldn’t yield: she waited for her King. Yet her gaze flicked to their small red-haired son, edging forward through the knot of legs and skirts, curious to gape too.

‘Tom.’ Her quick order brought him back to Palmer’s side.

Palmer laid a hand on the lad’s slender shoulder. ‘Stay with us, eh? Can’t have you getting lost.’ Not much chance of that. Becket himself could come down from the clouds, and Theodosia would still have an eye on the boy.

There was a crack as another scourge met the royal flesh. The crowd let out a fresh roar, drowning Henry’s cry of anguish.

Hands, fists and staves pressed at Palmer’s back, tried to force past him to gape closer. He swung his son off his feet and plunked him on his shoulders as he held Theodosia to him with his other arm.

He turned to those behind him. ‘Stop your shoving, you hear me?’

A fat pilgrim with an even fatter wife glared at him. ‘You ignorant farmer.’ With his breath a blast of tooth rot, the man’s face shone with rage and heat. ‘I can’t see past you and your—’ He caught the full force of Palmer’s look.

And shut his noise.

‘Benedict.’ Theodosia pulled at his arm. ‘Not here. We are on a holy pilgrimage.’

Palmer gave the silenced man a final glare and turned back to see the King’s approach along the street. ‘You ignorant farmer.’ Yes, he resembled one in his worn, patched clothes. He had to. If the pilgrim knew—knew who he really was, what he, Sir Benedict Palmer, had done: half those here would run screaming from him; the other half would tear him to pieces. No matter that King Henry knew the truth, that Henry would say Palmer’s actions had been justified. Henry himself was so close to losing his kingdom, losing his crown. Many said the King did this penance to make amends with God, before he lost power to Queen Eleanor and her ferocious sons, rising in rebellion against him. And all Palmer and Theodosia had been through would have been for nothing.

‘Make way for his Grace. Make way!’ Canterbury’s guards forced the watchers back with drawn swords.

Shoved aside too, Palmer took a half step to steady his stance.

Tom’s small hands clutched tightly at Palmer’s hair.

‘Alright, son?’

‘Yeh.’

His son’s high voice hardened his resolve. Forget knighthood, kingdoms, battles. The murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral, the murder that Henry now did penance for. The murder that he, Sir Benedict Palmer, had been present at. What mattered now was to keep his family safe.

But if a king could fall, if a king could be swept aside, then where did that leave him?

The Blood of the Fifth Knight, Synopsis~

Powell_Knight_Cover_Template_UK.inddPublication Date: January 1, 2015
Thomas & Mercer
Formats: eBook, Paperback
Pages: 368p

Genre: Historical Thriller

A triumphant sequel to Powell’s acclaimed historical thriller The Fifth Knight. A desperate king trusts a lone knight to unravel a web of murder.

England, 1176. King Henry II has imprisoned his rebellious Queen for her failed attempt to overthrow him. But with her conspirators still at large and a failed assassination attempt on his beautiful mistress, Rosamund Clifford, the King must take action to preserve his reign.

Desperate, Henry turns to the only man he trusts: a man whose skills have saved him once before. Sir Benedict Palmer answers the call, mistakenly believing that his family will remain safe while he attends to his King.

As Palmer races to secure his King’s throne, neither man senses the hand of a brilliant schemer, a mystery figure loyal to Henry’s traitorous Queen who will stop at nothing to see the King defeated.

The Blood of the Fifth Knight is an intricate medieval murder mystery and worthy sequel to E.M. Powell’s acclaimed historical thriller The Fifth Knight.

Review Praise for The Fifth Knight

“Powell does a masterful job. Highly recommended.” Historical Novels Review

Author E.M. Powell, Biography~

????????????????????????????E.M. Powell is the author of medieval thriller THE FIFTH KNIGHT which was a #1 Amazon Bestseller.

Born and raised in the Republic of Ireland into the family of Michael Collins (the legendary revolutionary and founder of the Irish Free State) she now lives in the north-west of England with her husband and daughter and a Facebook-friendly dog.

She is a member of the Historical Novel Society, International Thriller Writers and Romance Writers of America. She is a reviewer of fiction and non-fiction for the HNS.

Find out more by visiting www.empowell.com. You can also connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and GoodReads.

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