Ruth Learns of Dushan’s Engagement

Chelsey walked into the drawing room and stood by the fireplace. Her mother was sitting on the sofa. "Where's Gideon?" she asked. "He's gone to the store. He said he needed another pair of shoes. I can't imagine why he would need another pair when he already has so many pairs." "So, what are you …

The Night Before the Wedding

Laird was on his way over to Martina's place when she called him on his cell. "Hi, Honey" "Hello, my love. Where are you?" "I had to pop by the office for a bit but I'm leaving now and heading over to your flat." "I'm not there. Come over to La Bonne Touche." "What on …

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.

The Barbecue

"You're not his type." If that smile were meant to take the sting out of her words it didn’t work.  Kay was smarting from it.  “I don’t mean to upset you, Kay, but I thought I would warn you because I have seen the way you look at Quinn every time you see him.  I …

Love at the Library

The moment he walked into the library, he had her attention.  She had seen him a couple of times before.  He would sit at a particular table and spend the next couple of hours reading the same book.  One evening when he left the table for a brief moment, she walked by on the pretense …

Keep the Spark Alive

Remember those times when you and he were dating how you used to be on the phone for hours?  You never seemed to run out of conversation.  There were no awkward moments.   The conversation just flowed.  And when you were together, the time just seemed to fly because you were having so much fun? …

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