Families at odds

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic

Lady Iria Afton Live with her Uncle and Guardian In a grand Manor house she is cared for and she is loved dearly but sje is a strong willed woman in a time where she was supposed to be seen and not
heard and her choices would be made for her. How will being almost killed turn her life upside down and who will walk into her life

Table of Contents

Mistaken Identity... Maybe

I pulled the hood of my heavy wool cloak over my head as the hem of it billowed behind me. The salty spray stung my face as the steel gre... Read Chapter

TIme flies

Pain was a constant as fever also gripped me. Time passed by the chime of the clock on the mantle in my room. People came and went and an... Read Chapter

Meeting my savior

I walked outside and couldn't help but smile as the heat of the noon sun warmed my face. I could feel Mrs. Blighs eyes on me from the doo... Read Chapter

Meeting on the cliff

For the next week Mrs. Bligh was distant and curt with me. I had grown stronger each passing day. I had walked more and more and I became... Read Chapter


I stepped away from him and pushed up on my toes to reach the key that was kept on the lintel over the door. I unlocked the door and push... Read Chapter


Mrs. Bligh was waiting at the front door as we rode up. One of the grooms dismounted and helped me down  "Where have you been? E... Read Chapter

Dinner conversation and a request

We sat eating, my Uncle was talking business with Mr. Kempton about a ship that was  due to arrive in Penzance from Jamaica the midd... Read Chapter


 I pushed off the door and rang for Annie. I reached in to the bodice of my dress and fetched out the earrings and placed them on my... Read Chapter

Welcome guest

"So you have to have known the Colonel for some time I presume Mr. McIntosh?' I asked "Aye, I was valet to James older brother Willia... Read Chapter

Unhappy end

We both walked back into the party. Colonel Trelawny led me through the people to join in with the dance. I joined his hands as we ducked... Read Chapter

dark place

I stayed in my room only unlocking the door to allow Annie in. I sat by the window and watched my Uncle and Mr. Kempton ride out to hunt.... Read Chapter

Last chance

I uncurled the letter from where it was still clutched in my hand and re read it. I chewed my lip and glanced at the clock on my mantle i... Read Chapter

Fear is real

I quickly sat down by the window and composed myself as much as I could, my stomach was in knots and my pulse was still racing from the k... Read Chapter


I took off my ring and folded the letter and sealed them both wrapping a blue ribbon around them and tying the ring to it. Annie was staa... Read Chapter

Worst nightmare

I jolted awake as I could feel hot breath on my face. Mr Kempton was on the bed his hand scrablbing to lift my skirts and petticoats. The... Read Chapter

King George's court

I bearly remembered the carriage ride, or walking into Buckingham House. M Kempton would not leave my side as we waited in line to be ann... Read Chapter

A Royal plan

I had to admit that it felt good to be free from the watch of my Uncle and Mr Kempton while I danced with the Princess. Someone caught my... Read Chapter

Nervous Journey

My heart was in my throat for the next few days. We stayed at inns and coach houses whilest the horses rested, for all intent and purpose... Read Chapter

Long awaited

The rest of the day was a blur as fires were lit in every fireplace in the house, to fend of the damp chill of the still heavy rain as ev... Read Chapter

Where I Belong

"This past week has seemed like a lifetime, I was unsure that you would wait for me" James took my hand and lead me over to the chaise an... Read Chapter

My own choice

"Marry me" I stammered "Yes" James sighed with a smile "I did wish to ask you in a better way and I wish that I could ask for your Un... Read Chapter


I headed back down stairs to find Mrs Baggins and we both went out and spoke with the head gardener, the rest of the afternoon was like a... Read Chapter

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