Bonding Over Fish & Chips

"Thanks for taking me to the Festival," Chelsey said to Gideon when they were sitting in the restaurant. "You're welcome." "This is a nice joint. Very warm and cozy." "Yes, and they serve the best fish and chips." She smiled. "It has been a long time since I've had that." "Believe me, you'll be happy …

The Charitable Heiress

Angela Burdett-Coutts was a nineteenth-century philanthropist. She became the wealthiest woman in 1837 when she inherited her grandfather's fortune of around £1.8 million following the death of her step-grandmother, Harriot Mellon. She collected paintings and among them was Robert Scott Lauder's Christ Walking on the Sea. She received many marriage proposals. She was a great …

Match-making Mother

"Clive, Dear, I have some wonderful news for you." "What news, Mother?" "Charlotte Ramsey and her parents are having dinner with us this evening." Charlotte Ramsey was a girl he knew since childhood. He remembered how his mother was always trying to make a match between them. She hadn't approved of Samantha, his ex-girlfriend from …

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