She nodded again. "Yes, my lady."
"Good. You did well last night. Your sister is lucky to have you. Now, go find some food for the both of you."
"Thank you, my lady."
I watched the girl disappear around the corner, and then I started for my home.
Excerpted from The Midwife's Tale by Sam Thomas. Copyright © 2013 by Sam Thomas. Excerpted by permission of St. Martin's Minotaur. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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