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The Viscount – Chapter Twelve

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First time here? Start at Chapter One! THE VISCOUNT OF MAISONS LAFFITTE CHAPTER TWELVE  Paltier absently rubbed a dusty bottle of champagne in the wine cellar. It was only six o’clock in the morning, but he had a train to

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Montmartre & Sacre Coeur


Montmartre is located in the 18th arrondissement, and you will (probably) recognise three of its landmarks. The Moulin Rouge the café where Amélie Poulain worked, and the Sacre Coeur. The first two sites are right next to each other as

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The Viscount – Chapter Eleven

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If you’re new here, welcome! You can begin at Chapter One, and each chapter will link to the next. For my regular crew, I’m not actually sure if I pulled this chapter off well or not because it switches points of

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Chapter Ten and Family Photos

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Okay, so this is only part of a chapter – and a filler one at that. I know what I want to happen next, but that scene requires its own chapter and can’t be shoved into this one. Because I didn’t

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When My Friend Dumped Me


Ooooh … friendship loss. I could tell you about my friend from college, who got all the boys I liked, binge-ate along with me (except that she threw it up and was skinny), and who “broke up with me” by saying

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The Viscount – Chapter Nine

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If you’re new here, you can start at Chapter One. And then each post will lead you to the next chapter at the end. THE VISCOUNT OF MAISONS LAFFITTE CHAPTER NINE  The Viscount was seated in the comfortable library in the Town

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Nourishing My Husband


Every year we have a church service in the forest of Fontainebleau followed by a picnic. It’s a chance to spent the day together in nature. Juliet: Mom. I have nature stains on my hands. Me: Nature stains … you

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The Viscount – Chapter Eight

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If this is your first time here, why not start with Chapter One? THE VISCOUNT OF MAISONS LAFFITTE CHAPTER EIGHT Camille was sitting in the kitchen, eating the steak and French fries that the cook had set out for him.

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