Daily Archives: August 14, 2017

London March 1833 Lady Emily Black liked presents. It wasn’t that she always expected to receive presents nor did she expect everyone to bring her presents when calling on her.  It was just comforting to think about presents and what might be forthcoming. Like the anticipation on a rainy day.  There were so many possibilities… more

April 1826 London “You are not at all concerned your wife will find out?” Alec stood in the bedchamber of one of London’s most refined and most adventurous widows and casually replaced the stopper in the decanter of brandy.  He set it carefully down on the gold-plated tray that seemed rather ostentatious even to him. … more