Category Archives: Fiction

The Headmistress

Mrs. Belton is worried. And she has a lot to worry about. With three children serving in England’s wartime forces, plus a move from their country estate to the village (due to financial strictures), Mrs. Belton has a lot of … Continue reading

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Nine Coaches Waiting

Linda Martin’s life changed dramatically when she lost her parents at a young age and landed in an orphanage in England. Her English father and mostly-French mother had taught her well; she spoke both languages fluently and supported herself taking … Continue reading

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Silver Darlings

Finn is so excited. He is on his first voyage out with a crew of older seasoned fishermen. “The boat was open from stem to stern, without shelter or Berth, but when they had eaten, they did what they could … Continue reading

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Good Daughters

“Stanley said to Judith how blessed they were in their daughters. Only Judith wondered whether this might be the last holiday they would have together as a family. The children had no thought of last things, confident that everything lay … Continue reading

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The Christmas Quilt

  Joe hasn’t been home to Smoky Hollow in a long time. But one day Granny gets a letter with (another) promise from Joe, that he will be home for Christmas. “The Christmas Quilt” is not as much a story … Continue reading

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The Time Is Noon

Joan comes home to Middlethorpe, Pennsylvania in 1920, a young college graduate full of hope and optimism. “The Time is Noon” follows her life as she begins to care for her ill and aging mother, faithfully attends the local church … Continue reading

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The Northern Light

Henry Page is the editor of a small town newspaper. Henry’s own father, grandfather, and great-grandfather also managed this local newspaper; it is his heritage and he feels strongly the need to preserve the traditions of the past. “This was … Continue reading

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