Chapter 13

The woman was telling Mrs. Springfield about the stuck up noble bitch as they came out the door. Both woman descended the steps to stand in front of her. The nameless woman looking smug, like something big was going to happen.

“You requested to speak to me because you want the child’s things returned to her?” Mrs. Springfield asked. Continue reading


Chapter 12

Jessica helped Evelyn into a grey traveling outfit for her fitting at Lisette’s shop. She was running behind thanks to Pierce’s injury.

Evelyn walked into the side yard with Evan and John at her back. Waiting by the carriage were Robert, Peter, and Pierce. Continue reading

Chapter 11

“I look like a prostitute, Jessica,” Evelyn flatly stated as she looked in the mirror. “Could you please find me another gown?”

“Her Majesty pulled me aside on my way up and insisted you wear the silver linen morning gown. She’ll have my neck if you’re not wearing it,” Jessica fretted. Continue reading

Chapter 10

“Where is Lily? She was looking forward to this event,” Evelyn inquired to Ian.

“No one knows, Your Highness. Her governess and all her things are gone,” Ian replied.

“That’s extremely odd. Can you please,” Evelyn was cut off by a disturbance to the side of her box. One man was trying to push his way into the box, while John and Evan pushed him back. Continue reading

Chapter 9

Evelyn slowly woke. She had the strangest dream. Pierce had climbed into bed with her and she had been deliciously warm all night long.

Evelyn let out a small sigh, and stretched. Or rather she would have if not for the solid form next to her. Evelyn slowly opened her eyes to find Pierce watching her. Continue reading