This week I am again posting six sentences from my current WIP. Today's offering carries on from last week.
Hardening her heart against the hurt she saw in his eyes, Debra focussed on the reason for her outrage. She’d battled the petty restrictions placed on a single woman, and the constant need for a chaperone since her early release from the schoolroom, until her marriage. But Harold always accepted her as his equal, and his recognition of her sharp mind and ability to work beside him soon assured her a place in the everyday working of his estate. They’d ridden the countryside together, visited tenants, and spent many hours discussing all aspects of the estate’s wellbeing and future together in the evenings. Everything she knew, she’d learned from Harold.
“And you’re nothing if you’re not a quick study,” he often told her with a laugh that usually ended with a cuddle.
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