Old Tanya Gillock (A Short Story)

      C.M. Blackwood / Horror
Old Tanya Gillock (A Short Story)

The story of an impoverished old woman who is paid a nighttime visit by the devil himself, who offers her a life of luxury in exchange for her soul.Old Tanya Gillock is a seventy-year-old woman from a small town. When her father died, he left her his farm, but shortly afterwards it became barren. So Tanya and her partner, Betty, turned to tailoring as a way to make a living. But still, they’re very poor.Then, one night – a mysterious man arrives with the promise to provide Tanya with a wealthy, easy life. There’s just one catch. He wants her soul in return.
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    Madam Tellier's Lover (Part One of Three)

      C.M. Blackwood / Romance & Love
Madam Tellier's Lover (Part One of Three)

A fictional continuation of "Madame Tellier's Excursion" by Guy de Maupassant, recounting the eleven-year affair of a whorehouse madam with her brother's wife.Adrienne Tellier is the owner of a brothel in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Her brother Alphonse is a wealthy lawyer who’s married to a beautiful woman named Dora. Little does he know, however, that Dora and Adrienne have been in love since the first night they met – the eve of his and Dora’s wedding.“Madam Tellier’s Lover” is a serialized story divided into three novella-length installments. Part One focuses on Adrienne’s inheritance of the brothel, as well as on her estranged brother’s wedding, where she meets Dora Wakefield for the first time – and falls madly in love.This is a fictional continuation of the short story “Madame Tellier’s Excursion” by Guy de Maupassant.
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