surviving

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
Lady Catherine had lived her life struggling to survive. With neither father nor mother to see to her welfare, she was wed to the Lord of Brooksfield, who hardly hid his contempt of her. Now, she finds herself on her way to another place, by order of her lord and possibly to the scorn of society. Could her life become worse?

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Submitted: January 21, 2016

“You had best be ready to present yourself to his lordship. I trust you will not embarrass me in front of him. Despite your many failur... Read Chapter

Chapter 2

Submitted: January 23, 2016

  The journey to Burnswick was relatively uneventful. Catherine had been surprised that very few soldiers travelled with them. T... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

Submitted: January 24, 2016

  Sir Tristan had not expected his companion to say anything and was thus surprised when she halted at the door. She did not loo... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

Submitted: January 27, 2016

Catherine watched from the window of her room as Thomas rode off on his horse with his men. She was unsure if any of his men had been per... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

Submitted: January 27, 2016

“What has you so amused?” Tristan asked as he handed his friend a flute of wine.     Matthias’ smile became s... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

Submitted: January 27, 2016

Matthias and Tristan arrived at the dining hall to find Catherine already there, waiting for them. By then, both men had grown accustomed... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

Submitted: January 27, 2016

  Catherine sat at the foot of the bed in her room, her forehead resting on her knees. For the past two years, she had kept hers... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

Submitted: January 29, 2016

Matthias watched grimly as Mary helped to remove Catherine’s clothes and wiped her dry as she lay unconscious. It was a good thing that... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

Submitted: February 01, 2016

Matthias’ touch was gentle as he smoothed out the strands of hair from Catherine’s face. Her complexion had paled even more and her e... Read Chapter

Chapter 10

Submitted: February 03, 2016

Catherine entered the room to see Lord Matthias looking down at a small cot. Uncertain, she halted at the door. Sarah was in the cot. She... Read Chapter

Chapter 11

Submitted: February 05, 2016

 “Sssaaah,” Sara was mimicking her as Catherine rocked Sara on her legs, pretending to be a horse. Sara always loved it when she... Read Chapter