Another scene about Serena’s scary reputation. It’s rather silly and I’m glad I cut it from the finished book, but it was fun to write and I’m still fond of some of the jokes. Continue reading “A Lily Among Thorns: Deleted Scene #2”
Serena’s reputation as a dangerous woman with underworld connections played a much larger role in my early drafts. Here are two small scenes in which Solomon eavesdrops on gossip and fails to learn anything of value. Continue reading “A Lily Among Thorns: Deleted Scene #1”
A follow-up to scene #3 from later in the book.
Ash sneaks through Lydia’s window in the dead of night. Rated NC-17. I am very fond of this scene, but it just took up too much space, and a friend convinced me that the country is much, much darker at night than I can imagine.
Originally, when Lydia asked Ash if he believed in God, he answered her. Continue reading “True Pretenses: Deleted Scene #2”
One of Mr. Gilchrist’s scenes belonged to Mr. Jessop in the first draft. Continue reading “True Pretenses: Deleted Scene #1”
The missing sex scene in Phoebe’s apartment. Continue reading “Sweet Disorder: Deleted Scene #2”
In the original version of a key scene, Nick mentioned that Lady Tassell once took away his puppy.