Excerpt Thursdays continue with this clip from: A Gift of Ash and Frost
This short story kept wanting to be longer. The two main characters were fascinating, as were the rest of the men in the household. Perhaps someday I'll get a chance to go back and explore their story further.
Summary: When new residents come to the Grange, Mathias applies for a job at the house and is hired on at the housekeeper’s request for the Christmas season. He finds there a temptation of the body and heart in the form of the house’s master, one that he is ill-equipped to handle or resist … not that he has the desire to do so.
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