Thornton Thursday– Hottest scene ever

I'm not going to lie. I don't only read 19th century literature. I read a lot of fiction penned in the present day (but nearly always set in the past). And a lot of it is not sex-free. However, I honestly think nothing I have read is hotter than this scene by Elizabeth Gaskell from … Continue reading Thornton Thursday– Hottest scene ever

Thornton Thursday– The Riot

I've recently fell down the North and South fan fiction rabbit hole. I lost many hours of sleep due to Trudy Brasure's A Heart for Milton and In Consequence last weekend. This week, I started Nicole Clarkston's Nowhere but North, but am pacing myself more. I've also reread North and South this week. This time, … Continue reading Thornton Thursday– The Riot

Thornton Thursday–

Let's hear how Margaret first describes Mr. Thornton, shall we? ‘And what is your correspondent, Mr. Thornton, like?’ ‘Ask Margaret,’ said her husband. ‘She and he had a long attempt at conversation, while I was away speaking to the landlord.’ ‘Oh! I hardly know what he is like,’ said Margaret, lazily; too tired to tax … Continue reading Thornton Thursday–