Escape to the Country

The cottage, surrounded by rolling hills, was a welcome oasis from the hustle and bustle of London.  It was his weekend escape. He stood at the window, musing when he heard approaching footsteps.  “What are you doing here?” he demanded. 40 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.

Moving On

She was relaxing on the sofa, watching Diamond Girl, a Harlequin Romance movie on YouTube when the phone rang. After pausing the movie, she got up and answered the phone. It was Deborah. "Hi, Deb." "What are you doing?" "Nothing, really. Just relaxing." "I thought I would ring you up and tell you that the …

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In A Jam/Beneath #writephoto

  Where was the brooch?  She hadn't seen it since...her face turned pale when it hit her that she hadn't seen it since the night she was at the cottage with...Ron.  She got up from the desk and began to pace the room, trying to figure out what to do.  She couldn't go back there …

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Flight

She had to get out of there before someone showed up.  It would be disastrous for her reelection bid.  After making sure nothing was there to implicate her in any way, she ran out of the cottage and to her car.  After fumbling in her handbag for the keys, she started the engine and sped …

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Gordon’s Weekend/Onward #writephoto

It was a long, winding road that seemed to stretch endlessly before him, surrounded by mountains and fields.  It was a drive he normally enjoyed, especially after a hectic week at the office but today, he was too tensed up.  Relax, he urged himself.  You're doing the right thing.  You're ending a relationship you had …

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The Cottage

As she stood there, looking around at the countryside, she wondered if Ryan would be happy to see her.  It had been ten years since they last saw each other.  Ten years was a long time--too long.  She gazed wistfully at the hills they used to run up and down when they were children, wallowing …

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The Studio

"You don't have to be a genius to see that this relationship will not last," commented Marie as she and Caitlin sat in the corner of a trendy restaurant in the fashionable district of Chelsea.  It was celebratory dinner party for the opening of Ava's boutique in the area.  She had invited Marie, her sister-in-law …

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Grimwood Mansion

It was as if she were in a trance.  Everything around her faded into nothingness.  Her eyes were riveted on Grimwood Manor.  She walked towards the imposing, Gothic facade of the house.  It loomed like a foreboding giant watching her come closer like a spider watching a fly lured to its web. She paused and …

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The Attention

Rose could feel the townspeople watching her and Victor Ashdown as they left the local church.  It was raining and Victor was holding the umbrella over her. The tongues had been wagging since they showed up for the Sunday morning service.   No doubt they were wondering why Victor Ashdown was there with Rose instead …

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