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The Lady in White

Britain erotic victorian story


During a stormy night, on his way from Birmingham to Swansea, Mr Ewan Morris’ horse carriage appears to have run over a young woman dressed in white on the road. Ewan decides to make sure that she is unhurt and follows after her, however rash actions may sometimes have unforeseen consequences.

Product details:

Format: ebook
Category: Victorian romance and erotica
Written: 2012
Length: 11 pages, 6400 words
File size: 300KB
Publisher: Independently published by
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First 100 words:

“Wood! Mr Wood! Stop the carriage!” Ewan Morris cried out to the driver through the carriage window, but in vain. “I think we ran someone over! Stop, damn you!” he added in Welsh.

If the driver refused to acknowledge him or simply could not hear him over the thunderstorm was unknown. The four horses pulling the carriage were close to panic and ran like the devil was after them and had to be whipped to be kept in control. It was doubtful that they could be brought to halt, regardless of what the driver ordered.

However Ewan was quite positive that they indeed had hit someone in the darkness. A woman...

Tags: Ghost story, chivalrousness, seduction, storm, Wales.

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About this story

In February last year I went to Swansea for two days. I spent most of my time there walking along the beach when the tide was out or by the cliffs, or if the weather was bad, I sat at various cafés with a cup of coffee and watched the rain outside.

The general atmosphere in Swansea stuck with me and on the train trip back to Oxford I started to write the first draft of what later became “The Lady in White”.

The story was also inspired by a ghost story that I heard when I was a child and the novel “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins.

I did some research for this story, including the development of railways (and train accidents including “boiler explosions”) in Wales as well as Swansea’s industrialization.