Softly, Softly

Old photographs lay scattered across the empty lament floor. Everything else – bed, chairs, table, bookcase, television – all five pieces of furniture to his name were gone, he’d sold them on EBay the week before. He’d passed the last seven nights on the floor in a sleeping bag that kept him as warm asContinue reading “Softly, Softly”

Review: The Wood’s Edge by Lori Benton

I recently made the mistake of watching both The Last of the Mohicans and The Patriot in the vicinity of a few days. Then I started Lori Benton’s wonderful book The Wood’s Edge, also set in colonial America, and now my mind is firmly entrenched in 18th century America. Living life in the 21st century is aContinue reading “Review: The Wood’s Edge by Lori Benton”