#ExcerptWeek – Living in the Shadows by Judith Barrow
Have received so many wonderful excerpts on The Write Stuff, over the last two weeks. I hope to share more of them with you guys here in the days ahead! Enjoy!
Chapter 27: Victoria
Thursday 25th September
Victoria was lonely. It was a week since she’d arrived and she hadn’t made any friends yet. She sensed most of the women resented her. Probably because she was Seth’s favourite, she told herself, pushing away the memory of two days ago.
She hadn’t seen him to speak to since then.
She thought it would be so different being in a commune; that she’d belong; be accepted for herself. Not as Richard’s stroppy sister, or her parents’ difficult daughter, which she knew was how they thought of her, but as one of the community here; as Seth’s girlfriend. It wasn’t turning out like that; not yet anyway. Two of the girls in the dorm had already complained about the amount of time she spent on herself instead of her taking on a share of the work. Well, stuff them, they could get lost. She…
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