“Why are you sorry Victoria? It is not your fault that your father is a normal man. No man ever stays faithful to his wife and you have been clever to stay unmarried for so long.”
Victoria’s eyebrows shot up. Her mother thought that her not marrying was a good thing? Although she had never been pushed into marrying any of the men who had offered for her, she had always felt that she was letting her mother down in some way. Obviously she had been wrong.
“Colin is faithful to Annabelle,” Victoria said quietly, dipping her head to avoid her mother’s eyes.Her mother made a very unladylike noise.