|You two again? It's like you literally never stop doing that.|
Violet’s head was a confusion of different emotions. While she was elated that she still had a job, she was truly terrified at the prospect of being physically punished by Lord Hardcastle. She knew she didn’t have a choice. She could not afford to lose a day’s wages; her family were relying on her.
“I will take the spanking, my Lord.”
“Very well,” Lord Hardcastle replied. He walked to the corner of the room and to Violet’s wide-eyed horror removed a long thin cane from the umbrella stand.
“Bend over the desk,” he instructed.
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And while we're talking about His Lordship's Apprentice, there was a very nice review of it on Charlie J Forrest's blog this week. I think it was nice. It's possible he's taking the piss. Either way, I'm happy. I will take all the reviews I can get. "The kind of book I could see myself recommending to my gran." probably deserves to be a book jacket quote. You know, if my books had jackets.
As always, check out the rest of the Satspankers. They're all marvellous. Almost certainly.