Swan Lake, Dinner & the Past

I couldn't wait to see Maxime although I was still cut up about what happened last night in his flat. We were so close to making love when he suddenly broke off the kiss and pulled back, telling me that he was going to take me home. I couldn't believe it. I was extremely turned …

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Sarifina and Maxime Reunite

Sarifina couldn't believe that she was in Maxime's London flat. It seemed like ages since that awful day last summer when they said goodbye at Kennedy Airport. It had been the worse day of her entire life, watching the man she loved walk away, not knowing when she would see him again. Weeks went by …

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Laird Visits Antonia

Antonia was sitting by the window in her bedroom, looking out. Weeks had gone by and still no visit from Laird. Why hadn't he come? Didn't he want to see her? She refused to believe what their father had told her. Laird didn't hate her. He couldn't. No, he simply couldn't. When they were children …

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Laird Learns About Antonia

Laird was on his way home when he ran into his Aunt Margery. She was so happy to see him that she broke into a big smile and gave him a big hug. "It's so good to see my favorite nephew," she exclaimed. He smiled. "It's good to see you too, Aunt Margery. How are …

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Mr. Pendlebury’s Tough Decision

Mr. Pendlebury left the hospital after spending a while with Antonia. She seemed to be improving although her face was thinner and pale. They wanted to keep her in for a little while longer for observation. He avoided any talk about Laird and Martina. He would never forget how scared he was when she had …

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Dinner and a Carriage Ride

I'm on the subway on my way to meet Maxime. He's taking me to lunch at Tribeca Grill, a restaurant co-owned by Robert De Niro. I so excited that I'm going to be seeing Maxime again. Too excited to concentrate on mystic mall cops and maroon feather dusters, a book I'm currently reading. It's about …

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In A New York Minute

It was his first time in New York. He was there on business but today, he was doing a bit of sightseeing. It was a nice break from his otherwise quiet and uneventful life in Cornwall. He sighed as he thought about his life before...yes, those soothing sounds of sunshine and long forgotten days. He …

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