Justice For All

Jesse was a journalist who had been covering a much publicized rape case. That night, when he and his wife, Jodie were relaxing on the sofa, he said to her, "Today was a day of pandemonium and persuasions." She stared at him. "What do you mean?" "Pandemonium erupted in the courtroom when the verdict was announced." …

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Another Afternoon with Shiloh

It was a Saturday afternoon and he had just returned from the playground with Emily. Emily, exhausted fell asleep as soon as her head touched the pillow. He left her and went downstairs. He was about to go into the living-room to read when the doorbell rang. He went to answer it and was pleased …

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Marilyn’s Pick Me Up

"Do you notice anything different?" Marilyn asked her friend, Joyce. Joyce studied her friend who looked like she was in her early thirties rather than in her mid-forties. There wasn't a touch of grey in her dark tresses, she noticed enviously. She had a few grey strands. "What moisturizer are you using on your face? …

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Her Lover

She was a student at the University of London. He was a successful, entrepreneur who traveled between London and Seoul. He had homes in both cities. He was an older man and he was her lover. They met two years ago at a coffee shop over the summer break. He saw her, approached her and …

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The Prodigal Daughter

Gerhardt was in the study poring over papers he had brought home from the office when there was a knock on the door. "Yes?" The door opened and Benson stood in the doorway. "What is it, Benson?" "Sir, you have a visitor." "Who is it?" "It's Miss Frances Dormer, the late Mrs. Müller's sister." Helena's …

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Coco

We met at a mutual friend's party. As soon as I walked into the room, I spotted her. She was easily the most beautiful girl in the entire room. She was flirting with a man who looked old enough to be her father but when she saw me, she ditched the poor sod and made …

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Melania Approaches Matt

Melania went into Home Depot and saw Matt in the section with the lamps. Taking a deep breath, she walked up to him. "Hello, Matt," she said quietly. He turned and his expression became guarded. "Hello, Mel." "What are you doing here?" "Looking for shady lamps." "Oh. Is Gina with you?" "No. The lamps are …

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Derrick Visits Gladys

Gladys stood at the window, staring out. She wasn't seeing what was there. In her mind, she was seeing Edward and reliving memories of their night at his flat. It took them half-hour to get there from the banquet. As soon as he opened and locked the door, he pulled her against him and kissed …

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The Family Dinner

Clive was very amiable to Charlotte. After a tour of the grounds, they went joined their parents in the drawing-room until dinner was ready. He escorted her and held the chair out for her to sit before sitting beside her. He could sense his mother watching them and ignored her. After dinner, while their parents …

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Ashleigh

The first time he saw Ashleigh, he couldn't take his eyes off her. It was during their third year at York University. They were in the same English Literature class. It was the first day of class and when he walked into the classroom and saw her sitting there beside the window, he did a …

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