Persephone's Song Anthology, A guest post with Janice Seagrave.
Help me welcome Janice Seagrave as she reveals an excerpt from her story featured in
Persephone's Song Anthology.
I’m thrilled to announce that Persephone’s Song Anthology has been released on Amazon. It includes my story,
Weather Witch: Regency
Nobleman Lord Godfrey is negotiating for a wife, until Meredith
literally storms into the Manor. Then all bets are off as he tries to
tempt the tempestuous nymph into marrying him.
Arianna jumped up, pushing her chair back with an ugly
scrape. “She’s here.”
“I know, daughter.” Lady Cawyn pressed her lips together into a thin line.
“She’ll be angry.” Arianna fisted her hands and turned toward her mother. “I told you not to do it, Mother.”
“Who will be angry?” Who or what has them so anxious? Lord Godfrey eyed the two frightened
women. William, his steward, shrugged.
at once there came a mighty bang, not unlike the sound of lightning
hitting a tree. Thunder rolled overhead. As the sound faded,
pounding feet rushed down the outside vestibule. The double doors were
flung wide. In a sudden gust of wind the candles blew out. The maids and
butler rushed to relight them. Lightning momentarily lit up the room.
woman in scant clothing stood at the foot of the table, dripping wet,
her hair plastered to her head and shoulders. Anger flashed in her
stormy expression. Her blonde hair was nearly white
as sea foam, and her eyes gray as a rainstorm.
“Old woman, where is my son?” The woman’s voice was husky.
He stood and stared at the apparition bathed in candlelight. Her breasts heaved as she took in great gulps of air.
“Now this woman has fire.” He didn’t realize he’d spoken aloud until every person in the room turned toward him.