FREEDOM BOULEVARD L. WINFREY YOUNG CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX

Sunlight slipped through the red and white checked curtain at the kitchen window and crept along the hall.  LuJane stretched and pushed the cover off her legs. She reached for her pillow—the mushy soft feathery one she couldn’t sleep without—and pulled it over her head. It was Saturday morning, so she could sleep in if […]

FREEDOM BOULEVARD L. WINFREY YOUNG CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE

The night air was feeling good on her face. Callie loosened the collar of her shirtwaist to massage the back of her neck and walked slow, enjoying the dark.  Cheppie had been absent from the telegraph office and Callie didn’t feel like looking for her or getting involved in whatever was going on at the big […]

FREEDOM BOULEVARD L. WINFREY YOUNG CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR

Callie was tired now.  She hadn’t caught sight of LuJane, there wasn’t another peep from Jackson or his hoes, and she’d been listening to Simmer and Mrs. Tweet harp on about every wayward drifter who’d ever fallen off the train.  All she wanted now was for one of them to take a breath so she […]

FREEDOM BOULEVARD L. WINFREY YOUNG CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE

Araminta brushed pine needles and dead leaves from her skirt and off her legs. The sun was gone, so she couldn’t tell how far past ‘time-to-be-home’ she’d gone. She only knew Father and Mother would be angry, and since the sun was down, they might even be out looking for her. She stopped slapping at […]

FREEDOM BOULEVARD L. WINFREY YOUNG CHAPTER TWENTY

Charlotte drifted fretfully on CHAEAH’s tonic. Its potency had either been underestimated, or CHAEAH had forgotten to tell her something else, like, ‘you must eat something before you take it.’ The Shaman had always been able to ease her many discomforts, but this tonic made it difficult for her to focus, and she felt a […]