Author: Cate Toward

Master of the Mill by Cate Toward

Master of the Mill by Cate TowardMaster of the Mill by Cate Toward
Published by Cate Toward on January 6th 2014
Pages: 119
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John Thornton, mill master, and a true son of north, a proud inheritor of its ethic of hard work and no nonsense. He is also a man of deep passions.
Margaret Hale, daughter of a parson, was brought up in the gently, idyllic seeming South, she has a naïve view of the world that the cynical mill master does not share.

It’s my love for Richard Armitage in North and South that brought me down a winding path down the road of fanfiction…and to this short, steamy version of N&S. Cate Toward’s Master of the Mill is a very different and almost modern take on John Thornton – a worldly man with appetites to be fulfilled – which I found intriguing and extremely different from all the versions I’ve come across but one that I can envision given the way Armitage plays Thornton.