Tag Archives: novel

Clarissa: Chapter Seventeen

At some point it became obvious that the siege was not going well. Before it was talked about, one could feel the volume of shells increasing, the activity of the defenders slackening, the repairs failing to keep up with the … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clarissa: Chapter Sixteen

For Clarissa, the trip to Hull was a bit of a blur. She changed horses at Market Weighton, which gave her just enough time to send her father a message about where she was going before going off again to … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clarissa: Chapter Fifteen

The uncertain pace of letters and her own worries led Clarissa to become very concerned about how Roland was doing, and so she went to Lord Lipton to talk. One evening, after supper was finished, she asked to speak to … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clarissa: Chapter Fourteen

After some time to prepare in Gibraltar, it was time for Roland and his regiment to move to Toulon. It is not my purpose here to describe the famous beauties of that well-known city in the south of France, or … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clarissa: Chapter Thirteen

In his first letter to Clarissa after arriving at Gibraltar, where much of his regiment was posted, he called it one of the most un-English cities to be a part of England, and the more he spent time there, the … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clarissa: Chapter Eleven

It was afternoon when Clarissa and Roland, accompanied by a trusted servant to keep watch on them and ensure that nothing untoward happened, rode around Lord Lipton’s estate. “Does this estate remind you at all of where you grew up?” … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clarissa: Chapter Ten

When Lord Lipton and his party returned home, Roland asked Lord Lipton if he wanted to talk in his library now, and Lord Lipton agreed. Lord Lipton replied, surprising Roland by asking if he wanted Clarissa there or not, and … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clarissa: Chapter Seven

It was just after noon when Roland de Villebois pulled into Market Weighton, to the __________ inn there. He tipped the driver of the chaise and then walked up to the innkeeper to get a room and also to ask … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clarissa: Chapter Six

Clarissa turned to her foster mother while they relaxed together in the sitting room. “Do you think that it is possible that Roland is attached to me?” “You already know his Christian name, so that is a good start.” “Did … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clarissa: Chapter Five

In their small room, the Marquis du Villebois and his son woke up a bit late, as they had expected after having stayed up so late to talk and party the night before. Neither of them was as energetic as … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment