They were having brunch at their favorite cafe, Arabella sipping a latte while Jonathan cracked the shell of his second boiled egg.
Their meal had passed in companionable silence while Arabella perused the listings of estate sales in The Times and Jonathan read his battered, paperback copy of Lanchester.
“Does Norrell have need of you today?” Arabella asked at length, closing the pages of the paper and returning to her rolls and marmalade. “Or am I to have the rare pleasure of my husband’s company?”
Title: Team Peninsula Spy (WIP)
Characters: William De Lancey, Colquhoun Grant, Arabella Strange, Jonathan Strange & Arthur Wellesley (Wellington)
Summary: Jonathan Strange is seconded into the secret service in modern-day London.