The Black Forest 7: The Lady Hevereaux, I

Hello everyone and welcome back to another chapter of The Black Forest. If you’ve found this post and are interested in reading the story, I would suggest you start with the first chapter “Other” or read the synopsis here. The next chapter is here! “The Lady Hevereaux, I“. Here’s an excerpt: He heard his own voice ring through the air with a confidence even he had to respect, "Could I see your import records?" The woman in Venetian lace carrying her parasol in the late spring sun turned and, as usual for someone of her height, tilted her head up slowly until she (more…)

The Black Forest 6: Esquire Henry De Leon

Hello everyone and welcome back to another chapter of The Black Forest. If you’ve found this post and are interested in reading the story, I would suggest you start with the first chapter “Other” or read the synopsis here. The sixth chapter is here! “Esquire Henry De Leon“. Here’s an excerpt: It is possible that he will not need your legal services, but I hope that you can extend a kind hand. Monsieur de Sauveterre had never made such a vague request, but the man was never one to request something that wasn’t necessary. Henry had assured the man that he would at (more…)

The Black Forest 5: Safety

Hello everyone and welcome back to another chapter of The Black Forest. If you’ve found this post and are interested in reading the story, I would suggest you start with the first chapter “Other” or read the synopsis here. The chapter is called “Safety“. Here’s an excerpt: He remembered her telling him that he would have it hard and to not worry about her. Sick or not, she wasn’t unhireable. They’d argued about it until she finally caved seeing exactly how distraught Adolf was over her sickness and over potentially losing her when they’d already lost so much. Juliette nodded, “You're a (more…)