Tag Archives: historical romance

Interlude: Isaac and Rebecca

    June 2, 1913 was a beautiful Monday.  It had been a late spring in West Virginia and the trees on the mountains and hillsides all around the town of Walhonde were not yet in full foliage and the … Continue reading

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A Look At The Creative Process

Readers; I have the great good fortune to be a member of the Shelton College Review.  That may be a little less glorious than the name might suggest.  This “organization” consists of three local writers: myself, Andrew Spradling, and Joseph … Continue reading

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Light Through a Window

  When she awoke her windows were bright with the morning sunlight. It had been cloudy for so long that she had almost forgotten what a clear day looked like and she was surprised at the lift she felt as … Continue reading

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Rachel Buys a Dress

  Readers; If you’ve been reading along as I have posted sections from the book, you’ll recognize most of what follows.  This passage has been re-worked and expanded to make it a little more vivid and believable and to reveal … Continue reading

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Celebrating the End

  Readers;  Here is today’s installment on the novel in progress.  Thanks for reading.  Ed.     It was not finished.  Though she had dismissed Brad Dawson and all the work that would be done had been done, three of … Continue reading

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Celebrating The End

Readers;  He is this afternoon’s installment from the book. Thanks for reading.  Ed     It was not finished.  Though she had dismissed Brad Dawson and all the work that would be done had been done, three of the upstairs … Continue reading

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An Evening of Beginnings

  Hey, Readers;  Here’s another snippet from the book.  In this scene our protagonist, Rachel Thompson, has recalled an old flame back to the little town where they grew up to help her evaluate some paintings she has found in … Continue reading

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Fabulous Wealth

Well, I am back to my old tricks again.  Here is another segment from the book, this one new as of just a few hours ago.  Here is the context:  Rachel Thompson, who bought the old house and has been … Continue reading

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Another Bit

Well, here we go again.  Yesterday or the day before I posted a segment of the book having to do with the untimely deaths of Hill Grove’s original owners/inhabitants and reciting a short history of the house and its various … Continue reading

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Another Bit

  Well, here we go again.  Yesterday or the day before I posted a segment of the book having to do with the untimely deaths of Hill Grove’s original owners/inhabitants and reciting a short history of the house and its … Continue reading

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