14 Jul 2021
James Fraser is an imaginative storyteller. This is a collection of the tales he's shared with his wife Claire on their quiet nights alone together on the Ridge. Dive into these unique stories with an open mind and a playful eye.
30 Dec 2020
“Tell me a story, Jamie,” said Claire. Her voice was content and lazy as her head rested on Jamie’s lap. He was running his fingers through her curls, combing them out just to watch them spring back into wild disarray.
“Alright then, Sassenach. I’ve got a story for ye...though ye may regret asking by the time we’re through.”
Having told his wife every story he could possibly remember throughout all their decades together, Jamie decides to craft a novel tale in hopes of capturing his wife's imagination. Claire will be getting far more than she ever bargained for...
- Part 1 of The Tales of James Fraser
“How’s the thesis coming?”
He makes a noise at the back of his throat and scratches one cheek, leaning down to tug the ancient laptop back into his lap. She catches a hint of his aftershave but none of her own floral hair products, which means he didn’t shower at her apartment. Something about the break in pattern makes the lump in her throat grow tighter. “No’ bad. Bulldozed my way through a couple’ve paragraphs.”
“To the tried and true tunes of the Jamie Fraser Capercaillie angst playlist?” she asks solemnly, croaking a bit around that lump.
She thinks Jamie must notice, because he meets her gaze.
"Better'n Taylor Swift," he says. Claire pouts.
Jamie longs to return to Claire, home at Fraser's Ridge, after an unexpected delay stretches his day-long hunting excursion into two.
29 Jan 2021
"He looked up at me, worrying his bottom lips between his teeth. “Everywhere?” he asked, his voice low and rough.
Jamie and Claire shares an intimate experience together. Enjoy!