Margaret

Excerpt from High Ground, copyright 2017 by Richard Authier Lee The door knocker at the carriage entrance cracked twice against its strike plate. A young woman’s voice called from the other side of the heavy wooden door. “Hello? Is anybody home?” The knock sent Esther’s heart into her throat. She sat motionless, daring not to breathe. … More Margaret

Goya Is Dead

Excerpt from High Ground, copyright 2017 by Richard Authier Lee Esther spent her day wandering rooms populated by her past. She walked through the sitting rooms and foyer, up the staircase to the library, past Father’s den and the scandalous marble bust of Mother carved by the handsome young Italian hired to sculpt Lion’s Gate. Mother … More Goya Is Dead