The People’s Friend Magazine
D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd
A Race, a Rescue and Retribution
A short story by author Katie Ashmore.
This page contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my link.
Illustration by Gerard Fay.
……She turned her attention back to her sewing and felt a surge of excitement. There was to be a rowing competition. A very grand affair by all accounts. It had been in the newspapers for days and everyone was talking about it…….
THE ILLUSTRATION BRIEF
Oxford, 1869, and a boat race between Oxford and Harvard. Seamstress Nancy
hopes to win a day off and promotion with her skillful sewing, but then her work is
mysteriously ruined. Who is the saboteur?