Being a toy-boy has its compensations, particularly in the finance department.
Donald Blacksedge had a lifelong devotion to the mother whom he held as a little boy, when she died in his arms. His taste in older women was the result. But there was the recurring problem of the unexpected deaths among so many of those he chose to marry. Of course, there were the financial compensations; albeit, never quite sufficient for Donald’s expensive habits.
Then there was wealthy Betty, and her upmarket antique shop which boasted an ornament resembling Donald and his mother. He had to have it. And Betty decided she had to have him. Her sad past was a little like Donald’s; including a series of husbands who’d sadly failed to survive to old age. Would this prove to be an obstacle to their continued happiness?
This story is one of ten tales contained in Beads of Blood. Buy it now from Amazon.