Monthly Archives: November 2015

Across the Great Divide – Chapter Sixteen

MR STRONG TOLD them next morning that he was leaving sooner than he’d thought. He’d merely come for his things, he said, when they found him in the schoolroom packing his books. ‘My time here was coming to an end, … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Fifteen

OLU – IT WAS WHAT she would call her after all – held her hand again but it wasn’t as it had been: Nell felt like a child beside her.  She was the weaker one now, the vulnerable one – … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Fourteen

‘YOU LOOKED LIKE you needed rescuing,’ said Mora when Nell had joined her outside. The moon was bright tonight, ringed by a halo of mist. ‘One dog buried. The other live.’ ‘Lives,’ Nell corrected.  Mora’s diction by now was an … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Thirteen

SHE HEARD HIM call Enter! when she’d knocked. ‘Ah Nell, come in,’ said the baronet, as she peered round the door, struck by the charged atmosphere. The air was thick, pulsing with all that had been said; all that was … Continue reading

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