Monthly Archives: November 2016

Across the Great Divide – Chapter Sixty

NELL KNEW THE FACE in a second, its slouch hat too: it was the man who’d saved her (Hector also, much good it did) that night in the back streets of St Giles. ‘How did you get up here without … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Fifty-Nine

THAT NELL WAS PERVERSE by nature, spent too much time arguing black was white and white was black, was hard for Joe to understand. ‘Black is black, and white is white,’ he said more for Robert’s benefit than hers: he … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Fifty-Eight

JOE HAD NO SOONER sent word to Sir George telling him he’d found them and they were coming home than he had to write again to say they’d been delayed. Good news had been followed by bad in that second … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Fifty-Seven

WAITING FOR THEM patiently in the one good chair of the room was Joe. He looked at Nell, threw a quick glance at Olu and the sleeping Robert on the floor, and turned his gaze back. ‘Joe…’ was all Nell … Continue reading

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