Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Nine

Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight Chapter Nine Bella sagged into her bed at the end of a long day. She had been home for a week and immediately cast into her old position of servant and housekeeper for her family. Her sisters seemed … Continue reading Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Nine

Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Eight

Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight Bella looked in the mirror in her dressing room and smoothed the gown. It had been a rush order for the dressmaker in the local village, but it was the most ornate gown she had ever worn. Butterflies … Continue reading Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Eight

Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Seven

Chapter Seven Bella, Mrs. Potter, and Maria gathered in the South Drawing Room. They sprinkled a mixture of salt and rose water around the windows and pianoforte but nowhere else. “Do you really think it will work, ma’am?” Maria asked Mrs. Potter. “It is worth a try, isn’t it?” Maria frowned. “Unless it stirs her … Continue reading Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Seven

Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter 6

Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six The next morning, Leo came down late to breakfast. Nor did he smile at Bella. He greeted her with civility, but that was all. “Leo, when had you wanted to investigate the cave? Lady Rosalyn seems to only handle lessons until noon.” … Continue reading Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter 6

Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter 3

Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three “I hope you can tell me more about the child,” Arabella said to the Duke’s housekeeper as she was led to the nursery. She preferred conversation to pull her thoughts of the Duke. He had been massive and hulking. A large scar ran across his cheek. She wouldn’t … Continue reading Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter 3

Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Two

Chapter Two While her father was away, Bella looked over the mail. It was unsurprised to have a letter from George saying again he would not be returning home and intended to leave the country. He thought Italy might be suitable. She never touched her father’s business mail and his male friends wrote infrequently. Other … Continue reading Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Two