John Roseman and Sarah Wilson

Rosamond Press

A Rose Among The Woodwose

by

John Presco

Chapter Three

John ‘The Highwayman’

When Sarah Wilson was told about John Rosamond, she heard he was a very bad man. But, he is a very good man, too, some say. Could he be both? For sure he was the best cobbler in the Colonies, and she had need for a special shoe for her special foot. This foot got Sarah in a lot of trouble. Indeed, she was cast out of Church because of it.

“Don’t go see him, Sarah. He’s trouble. He’s a robber. He’s killed men. They say he killed his lover, a black slave who was half Cherokee.”

“I hear he is very handsome, and a man of means due to his profession!”

“He was a slave! He was thrown in Reading Gaol for stealing the shoes of a Baroness. She went barefoot for a week! He put…

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