At the time of this writing we are in the midst of a freezing rain warning. Blech. Top Gun gets home from Santiago, Chili tonight where the weather is 37C, which for you non-Celsius users is 98.6F. This translates in any formula as HOT, HOT, HOT.
Go figure. I've got a skating rink down my driveway and he had to stay inside so he wouldn't burn. You know where I'd rather be.
“That brings me to the purpose of my visit.” He set down his drink and braced his hands on his thighs and said, “George heard rumors of Sir Reginald Slade making inquiries about Miss Darcy.”
“What type of inquiries?”
“Of her dowry and value of any inheritance.”
“He must know she gets none of Pemberley, not with Elizabeth giving Darcy two fine sons,” the Colonel blurted out before he stood and began to pace.
“This by itself is not earth shattering, Richard. Adborough must have good reason to bring this to our attention.”
“George told me Slade is in over his head, with his estate mortgaged to the rafters and all his holdings are nothing but vowels in the hands of those he has wagered against and lost. You’d do well to direct your sister to avoid him at all costs.”To test drive other authors and read posts from their Works In Progress, please click HERE