The Crooked House ~ Bladud Fleas #writephoto

Of course, it wasn’t a fact how Shadie came into possession of the house at Warping Leer, and it was only rumoured he had loaned the previous owner a sum, knowing it couldn’t be paid, and raised the interest by precipitous degrees until the poor man either faced debtors’ prison or relinquish ownership at a knockdown price. He chose the latter and Shadie moved in.

It was a strange house with neither a true right-angle nor a straight line. Its load bearing beams had been acquired from the docks and had once been integral parts of the fleet, and during extremes of weather, the timbers groaned, cracked and creaked, as if the ghosts of the ships they had been were recalling great voyages across the tropics, or a particularly bad storm.

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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 and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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4 Responses to The Crooked House ~ Bladud Fleas #writephoto

  1. msuzanneb says:

    I am not sure how to share my post for the prompt: Here is the link,


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