Sophie, Much more Open to the Reader Than The Scoundrel Emile

Sophie I felt I soon came to know easily. She is motivated by the normal desires of a middle class girl of the late eighteenth century (her branch of the family having lost most of their status). As I said earlier, her career options are dismally limited; she must either marry, become a governess or … Continue reading Sophie, Much more Open to the Reader Than The Scoundrel Emile

Sophie Develops As the Story Goes On…

by Lucinda Elliot Rate This To continue then, with Sophie; I always see her as being, like Lucie Manette in ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ the embodiment of loving kindness. Unlike Lucie Manette, though, she is a female character whom the author wanted to show developing in independence as the story goes on. She starts … Continue reading Sophie Develops As the Story Goes On…

Free on Kindle on 15 and 16 February – ‘That Scoundrel Emile Dubois’

I'm having a giveaway of my ebook on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 February on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk. Here's the links: Amazon.com - That Scoundrel, Emile Dubois Amazon.co.uk - That Scoundrel, Emile Dubois It's got comedy and  Gothic adventure and it's got highwaymen and special breed of vampire, time travel and and two love stories, … Continue reading Free on Kindle on 15 and 16 February – ‘That Scoundrel Emile Dubois’

Emile and Georges in hiding at Brentford, at one Mr Kit’s…

For a while after their fellow highwyaman Tom's shooting by a patrol of soldiers, Emile (known as Monsieur Gilles) and Georges lie low.  They have been dividing life between Emile's town house, where Georges is Emile's valet  and life in Brentford, where they are equals and stay with  the jovial rascal Mr Kit and his … Continue reading Emile and Georges in hiding at Brentford, at one Mr Kit’s…