The Viscount – Chapter Six

THE VISCOUNT OF MAISONS LAFFITTE

CHAPTER SIX

Paltier walked down the smooth stone steps that led to, what was the ground floor on one half of the property set on a hill, and what was the cellar in the other. The stairway was lined with dim light fixtures, which were ineffective when set against the large windows located at the landing. The stone walls held centuries-old deer heads, mounted on felt-covered wooden bases. The air was chilly.

His shoes echoed on the stone as he walked towards the old kitchen with its brick fireplace that took up one entire wall, and the wine room that was just off to the side.

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3 comments on “The Viscount – Chapter Six
  1. Wow indeed.
    You will tell the story of Annie later right….
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    • ladyjennie says:

      What do you take me for? 😀

      No, seriously. You will know about Annie – she’s a small part, but she’s not random. Thank you so much for following along. I really wouldn’t keep going if it weren’t for the encouragement because plot is SO HARD! :-) I really appreciate it Tinne!

  2. Alison says:

    Now I can’t wait for the next chapter!
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