Tales better not told.

A grisly tale from Tallis…

Tallis Steelyard


I have mentioned previously that our niece, Grisla, lived with us for a number of years. Her mother, Shalla, is Shena’s younger sister and in my humble opinion has the ability to fall pregnant should her husband comment favourably about her cooking. Shena and I paid for Grisla to attend Dame Ralash’s school for ‘young maidens of humble family up to the age of thirteen.’ Our hope being that it would give the girl a decent start in life.

One late autumn evening I went round to Shalla’s house to collect Grisla as the girl was going to call in to see her mother on her way home from school. Rather to my surprise, she wasn’t there and her mother was, as usual, unclear as to whether she’d even arrived home yet.

This was a little worrying, Grisla is a bright girl and methodical. She is not prone to wandering…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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14 Responses to Tales better not told.

  1. ellenbest24 says:

    Shivers sprinkle my head and a swoon comes to mind. Darkness will be soon and who is to say what horrors will lurk in the dark … this Hallows eve


  2. Pingback: Tales better not told. | Matthews' Blog

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