Monthly Archives: December 2015

Across the Great Divide – Chapter Nineteen

CHANGE IS FRIGHTENING, and we’ll resist it if we can. Nell told herself that everything was normal, that all would be well, as the Reverend said.  The ball was indeed coming, and that in itself had a homely logic.  Or … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Eighteen

THAT THEY’D CURSED him to death, if only in play, had a power all of its own.  It wreaked havoc with her sense of modesty, reduced her usual quota and replaced what was lost by lust. Modesty beaten, lust triumphant: … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Seventeen

‘WHAT IS THE MEANING of this?’ he said, breathless from climbing the stairs. ‘The worst meaning you can imagine and it will still be short of the mark,’ said Olu.  ‘Not even hot irons could get the truth out of … Continue reading

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