Important Research

WARNING: Sexual references. Lot keeps an eye on Veronica and tries to play referee. Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad. London – 1843  I was sitting in the library reading and listening to Veronica give the children their lessons a few rooms away. The children were very quiet, except for answering questions, which meant they … Continue reading Important Research

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Toast and Marmalade

Breakfast in the O'Connor household isn't what Veronica expected. Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad. London – 1843  ‘Spread, spread, spread,’ Mary sang. She was sitting on my lap as I helped her spread marmalade on her toast, she hadn’t mastered spreading without stabbing holes in her toast. Bran was beside me at the … Continue reading Toast and Marmalade

Ever So Sweet

WARNING: Rude references. Freyja returns and is unusually helpful, or is she? Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad. London – 1843 It was nice sitting on a bench looking at The Serpentine while holding Bran’s hand. Until Freyja appeared striding through the meanderers towards us, the tails of her black military jacket snapping behind her. … Continue reading Ever So Sweet

Only Thinking

WARNING: Little bit of sex. Bran draws a blank while Lot and Josef find more reasons to argue. Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad. London – 1843 As soon as we got home Josef went upstairs to check on the girls. Nothing was going to happen to them with Bran in the house but I … Continue reading Only Thinking

Broken Threads

WARNING: Murder mystery elements. Josef tries to teach Lot to use her new abilities as they investigate what happened to Sarah. Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad. London – 1843 Goodington’s house was empty. According to the papers Mrs Goodington and her children had retreated to their house in the country in their time of … Continue reading Broken Threads

A Watching Case

WARNING: Contains Lot's rude humour. Lot gets a grip on things and points Bran in the right direction. Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad. London – 1843 Bran was sitting on a bench opposite the Windermere Hotel smoking his pipe while appearing to read a newspaper. No-one ever questioned how long a man with a … Continue reading A Watching Case

Crumpled Paper

Lot and Josef find more reasons to argue. Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad. London – 1843 ‘The terrifying… um… terror,’ the newspaper boy on the corner shouted. ‘Frightful… frights. The epidemic of death!’ I stopped beside him, he couldn’t have been more than ten but he was already as tall as me. ‘You’re … Continue reading Crumpled Paper

Stirring Embers

WARNING: Features sexual references. Lot tells Bran what she really thinks. Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad. London – 1843 It was gloomy in Bran’s study. The fire had burned low and there was only one lit candle but he didn’t seem to have noticed, sitting at his desk and staring into the distance while … Continue reading Stirring Embers

Off To The Station

Lot and Josef set out to rescue Bran from the police station. Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad. London – 1843 The advantage of getting Josef to escort me to the police station, aside from him being able to stop me tearing the police to pieces for laying a hand on Bran, was that … Continue reading Off To The Station

Better Than You Know

WARNING: It's Lot, there's rudeness. Bran confesses a secret to Lot. Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad. London – 1843 Before I met Bran I’d been so busy surviving I hadn’t considered the notion of ‘simple pleasures’. As much as I enjoyed sex with Bran, when we had it, there was a different sort of … Continue reading Better Than You Know