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Samantha Arrowsmith is a freelance writer who lives in the UK. She writes about anything that intrigues her but can’t resist stories involving history, sharks or the golden age of cinema. When not writing, she is reading historical fiction and collecting old telephones. Find her at www.greenhare.co.uk.
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