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Whether written centuries ago or just last year, literary couples show that love is timeless.

Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 27
Catharine finished up a letter in reply to one she had received from Agnès, who had sent it from Cairo, where they had arrived last week. They had taken the long way to Egypt, traveling through Italy ...
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Emily Gallerno2 years ago
The Unwanted Ones
Prologue I never thought I'd be the one out of my friends to do self-harm, I never thought I'd do drugs either... I couldn't bring myself to believe that I had turned out this way, from an innocent te...
Sofia Duarte2 years ago
Stardust
Can you even imagine what is like to fall from the sky and see the stars right in front of you? It was like an adventure, feeling your eyes fixed on mine. I was hoping that you had the same feeling, b...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 26
"January 29th 1915 My dearest Jamie, Papa and Mimi are well and send their love. Maman and Catharine are well. Little Marianne is unable to write, considering she is only three months old. It seems an...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 25
January into February 1934 had given the people who came into La Première Etoile plenty to talk about. There had been Stavinsky's supposed suicide (or assassination as many were calling it). They were...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 24
Charles attended mass one Sunday afternoon in the middle of January. During that mass, a boy and girl were to be married. He noticed Catharine and Mimi sitting in a pew towards the front of the church...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 23
Sarah Brady dropped by the Prideaux home for cocktails during the afternoon before New Year's Eve. Adèle was out, visiting a friend of hers who had just had a baby, but had Charles wish Sarah a Happy ...
Lara Alice2 years ago
Second Love
Then, one rainy afternoon, I met him by chance on the street near my house, and he got himself under my umbrella to say hello to me. "You live around here?" he asked me. "I live over there, in Carlos da Maia street," I pointed. "What are you doing here?" "I went by Joanna's place, but she's not home." "Is Joanna your girlfriend?" I asked. "More or less," he replied. "Are you going home?" "Yes, what about you?" "I'm gonna get soaked all the way to my home!" he laughed. "You wanna wait a while in ...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 22
The reason why Augustin had not written was because he had not written was that he had fallen seriously ill with something that was going around the cell block. Delirious, his thoughts had been haunte...
Michael C.2 years ago
90 Miles an Hour
He could feel the cool evening breeze in his hair, 90 miles per hour, windows half rolled down in his late model pickup. It was a cool brisk evening for the middle of summer in upstate New York, he re...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 21
At the Beginning of December, Manon was well enough to come back to work. "I have to admit," she told Marianne and Anna, "It was nice to be home but after a while, I got bored." The day was busy one a...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 20
Augustin retreated into his cell at the end of the day with a newspaper he had managed to get ahold of. Nights were simultaneously the best and worst time of the day. They were somewhat more quiet and...
H.L. Dowless2 years ago
The Mountain Cat Who Sought To Become Queen
There once was a tigress from Aberdeen who moved along the creeks way, when along flew a raven from a place unseen, who planned to steal her day. He landed upon a pole when flying became old, not know...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 19
It was a rainy afternoon and Charles saw nothing better than to take a nap. The air in the bedroom was warm, dry, and heavy. Adèle was taking a bath in the bathroom off of the bedroom and chattering o...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 18
The chill of autumn came unexpectedly at the beginning of October after the unseasonably summery weather they had received that September. It was only then that people noticed the leaves changing colo...
Danni Greer2 years ago
They Will Know
Glancing around my office, I was shocked I had come so far. A man with my background rarely got this high on the world social ladder. Of, course if anyone found out about my real life, I'd be out of t...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 17
Marianne had been told to go to Tante Catharine's instead when she made her Sunday visits that week. Tante Catharine was having a dinner party to welcome back Edmond and Mathilde, who had decided to r...
Ona Issuyate2 years ago
Kamp Fire
Kael Nacallio of Ney De Jaar was the youngest of four brothers and two sisters. She grew up in a more relaxed way than her siblings, with much less strict rules and schedules. Her brothers awakened at...