Anyway, I'm posting from a short story I wrote called Pig in a Poke, which was published in The
Chocolate House-All for Love-Anthology. This snippet picks up where the my last posted snippet stopped. Thanks for swinging by my blog and don't forget to check out the rest of the talented authors participating in this week's blog hop.
“Miss Malleson!” Brice drew himself to his full height and puffed out his chest, the movement reminded Letty of the small rooster she owned. “I’ve done no such thing. The butchers paid market value for your hogs. I took my commission. The amount listed on the banknote is your grandfather’s share.”
Letty took a deep breath, held it while she silently counted to three, and released it in one long whoosh. “I was assured that, provided they were in good shape after being driven here, the compensation I’d receive for my hogs would be substantial.”