Some thoughts from Sophie de Courcy’s point of view: ‘Ah, here comes Agnes, to take my mind off these foolish terrors……’

Brisk footsteps sound in the corridor, and here is my lady's maid, Agnes (I still cannot get the better of my astonishment that a poor relative should be given one). I love her already, though I to conceal it; I could not resist giving her a large present I could ill afford on St Nicholas' … Continue reading Some thoughts from Sophie de Courcy’s point of view: ‘Ah, here comes Agnes, to take my mind off these foolish terrors……’

That Dreadful Chewing My Hand , Surely I have Never Heard Such Discussed…

Oh, dear, it was so disgusting when Kenrick seized my hand so, and saliva gushed from between those unfortunately long teeth; he breathed heavily, and innocent although I know myself to be, I suspect he was aroused, for he breathed heavily, and a strange light glowed in those glassy eyes such as must have glowed … Continue reading That Dreadful Chewing My Hand , Surely I have Never Heard Such Discussed…