Monthly Archives: March 2016

Across the Great Divide – Chapter Thirty

NELL’S HEART WAS heavy and their route back was long and circuitous, as it needed to be. They travelled by way of Bloomsbury and Tottenham Court Road on a morning breaking colder than the night that preceded it.  By the … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Twenty-Nine

THE GAUNT FACE that met them was black, capped by a slouch-hat. ‘Come,’ said its owner gruffly, and soon they were following at a brisk pace. ‘Where are you taking us?’ Nell asked but got no answer. Beyond the door, … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Twenty-Eight

‘ONE O’CLOCK on a fine frosty night!’ the bellman called as she stole out into the street. She was wearing a fur-trimmed cape against the cold, and saw that Hector was cloaked too as she spied his figure up ahead. … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Twenty-Seven

    OCTOBER PASSED QUIETLY, and with it, Nell hoped, her wounded pride. It wasn’t easy being alone again, with no one to call friend except Betty, whose kitchen duties, at Sir George’s insistence, kept them apart more than ever. … Continue reading

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