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Grace Wallflower


Grace was delighted to be home. Although her father had been sending her new books regularly, along with letters about his publishing business, she had missed him terribly.

On her first morning back she was allowed to accompany her father to work. She paid close attention to his routine. Father’s assistant indicated it was the same every day.

Grace marveled at the modern printing press and was enraptured by the multi-storied bookshelves, which doubled as a lending library. Even the smell of paper and ink had her sighing. She wanted to work here.

Sadly, her mother had other ideas.

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    Lisa Williams almost 3 years ago

    "Even the smell of paper and ink had her sighing..." YES- love it X

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    Drew Martyn almost 3 years ago

    I want to work there too. This is an excellent start Callista, looking forward to reading more.

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    Callista Briars almost 3 years ago

    Thanks so much! I am having a blast writing this. I've always wanted to write historical romance novels.

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