Letter Of Love by Virginia Henley
Approx. 11,430 words.
Published on July 20, 2011.
My short story is set in Elizabethan times.
The queen arranges a marriage for her ward Burgundy Bedford with Lord Nicholas Mountjoy, Earl of Devon. But Burgundy plans to thwart the queen by eloping with another. She finds an ancient book passed down the centuries from mother to daughter. In the book she finds a letter from her mother. The message of love touches her heart and changes her life.