After I Married Mr Rochester – Part Sixteen

Chapter 16 – One obstacle after another     Charles Mason crossed the distance between him and Edward in three longs strides. In one smooth gesture, he hit my baffled husband in the face, so hard that the latter staggered backwards and ended on the floor with a muffled cry of pain. Something snapped in … Read moreAfter I Married Mr Rochester – Part Sixteen

After I Married Mr Rochester – Part Fifteen

Chapter 15 – An organized programme of everyday life     After all this disturbance teasing our tender marriage, Edward and I firmly banished all diversion from the truly important matters concerning our life together. We had work on our hands; we needed to get started on the restoration of Thornfield Hall, Edward’s ancestral home. … Read moreAfter I Married Mr Rochester – Part Fifteen

After I Married Mr Rochester – Part Fourteen

Chapter 14 – Rochester takes the matter at hand While we hurried towards the stables Edward asked the head groom who had come to meet us, “Ah, Norton, did you tie him up like I asked?” “Yes, sir!” the man answered, “an’ a good thing ‘t was too! He’s been trying to get away all … Read moreAfter I Married Mr Rochester – Part Fourteen

After I Married Mr Rochester – Part Thirteen

Chapter 13 – The reckoning I was, of course, not frightened at all! Edward, for all his brooding and hot temper, would never frighten me; he was all bark and no bite. Even so, standing tall and ramrod straight, his unseeing grey-green eyes blazing with … something which was not fury.  He was an impressing … Read moreAfter I Married Mr Rochester – Part Thirteen