Castle Hunting ~ Geoff Le Pard #writephoto

The estate agent looked at the clipboard and sighed. “You’re going to love this one, Mr Dracula.”

“You said that last time. And please. Count Dracula.”

“One Dracula, two Dracula…” The agent offered a cheesy grin to his bloodless passenger. The grin saw the expression on the anemic countenance and hurried to find somewhere to hide. “I suppose you’ve heard that before?”

“No one has ever thought it worthy of articulating.”

“I guess the name and all. Must make you want to grind your teeth.”

“That’s never an option for me. Please, enough of this redundant ribaldry. Tell me about the castle.”

“Right ho.” The agent coughed and straightened his shoulders. “Castle Penelope is…”
Dracula held up a hand, noticing a nail had cracked and wondering why these things had to happen to him. Spending too much time in the light, he supposed. Mother always warned him about the deleterious effects off too much vitamin D. If he’d been meant to be diurnal he’d have been born with pigmentation. “Did you say ‘Penelope’?”

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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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4 Responses to Castle Hunting ~ Geoff Le Pard #writephoto

  1. Sadje says:

    This is hilarious!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. This was such a good one, Sue.

    Liked by 1 person

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