An Unsavory Past

He heard his name and looked up from the newspaper he was reading. He removed his glasses, stiffening when he saw a familiar figure approaching him. What the hell did she want? "Hello, Lover," she said, when she reached him. A little smile tugged at her lips as her eyes traveled slowly and deliberately over …

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Changed

Photo by Miles Rost “What’s wrong with Daddy?” Sara asked her mother. “Nothing, Honey.  He just doesn’t want to be disturbed, that’s all.  Run along now.” “Are you sure he’s okay?” Jack asked.  “He’s not like himself.” “War does that to people.  Now, be careful going across the bridge.  Make sure you hold Sara’s hand …

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Invasion of Privacy

“Whatcha you doin’ up there?” Vonetta asked Carlo, her big brown eyes wide with curiosity as she looked up at him. “I’m trying to make a phone call,” he answered shortly.  “Now go and play or something.” “Is the call important?” Kids!  He sighed.  “Vonetta, I want to be alone.  I don’t want to be …

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The Ball

Monica was walking on the immaculate grounds of Whitmore Manor where her friend and co-worker Alex invited her to spend the afternoon.  It was the day before the annual charity ball and already there was a sense of excitement and anticipation in the air.  This was to be her first one since she only started …

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