The Lives She Left Behind by James Long

By James Long

In a Somerset village, a teenage boy confronts a instructor with a narrative he should still comprehend not anything approximately. The boy's most unlikely wisdom uncovers stories Michael Martin has performed his utmost to disregard - and shortly propels him into threat. As Martin confronts his earlier once again, 3 ladies arrive within the village of Pen Selwood, one in all them drawn by way of an old intuition to discover a guy referred to as Ferney. Her activities reignite a love tale, an intuition that can not be damaged, without reference to the harm and chance it brings to these round them...

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Elizabeth was in the rose garden cutting some blooms for the house when they arrived. Mrs. Prosser and her sister walked over to talk to her while they all waited for Cecily to run upstairs for a bonnet and parasol. Elizabeth was very glad that the men went inside the house for some refreshment. She had felt a painful stab of the heart at the sight of Hetherington. Like the other gentlemen, he touched his hat in acknowledgment of her presence. Unlike them, he did not smile. Mrs. Prosser introduced her sister to Elizabeth as Miss Amelia Norris.

They seemed to expect him to be an idle man-about-town although the family had very little money. Living in a style that he considered appropriate to his rank, the marquess had put too much stress on the income from his estates. Love had taken her quite unawares. They had both been attending a ball, but were not together because they had already shared the regulation two dances. Elizabeth had been wearing new slippers, which pinched her toes so badly that she was convinced that she must have at least one blister.

But for all that, he did not speak with bitterness about his family or his childhood. Somehow a natural sunniness of nature had carried him through unscathed. But he was restless. Life did not have much in the way of challenge to offer a younger son. He wanted to enlist, but his father had steadfastly refused to buy him a commission. Elizabeth had parted from him at the end of supper to dance with other partners. She would not, she reflected now, have been heartbroken if she had never seen him again.

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