Anya’s Quest – Chapter 4

Anya’s Confession “I suppose I could spend time looking around this vast country if there were some other reasons to do so now that my genealogy research has reached a dead-end.” Anya searched his face for a reaction. He brightened immediately. “My long service leave is due from government employment, but I’ve been putting it off for some time wanting to accumulate more time thinking … Continue reading Anya’s Quest – Chapter 4

Anya’s Quest – Chapter 3

Ancestry Research Ends Sunday morning the effects of Anya’s travel time lag were beginning to catch up on her. She was wide awake at 3am but without her usual zest for life. She dozed off at 5am and woke with a start when the telephone beside her bed woke her. She glanced at the clock. It was now 9am and she had a hangover from … Continue reading Anya’s Quest – Chapter 3

Anya’s Quest

Chapter 1 – Tracing Family History Anya Dennis retrieved travel documents from her purse and handed them to the immigration officer. She was tired after several hours air travel but had been looking forward to this visit and saving her salary for a few years so she could have this extended holiday. She glanced at the long line of immigration check in counters with equally … Continue reading Anya’s Quest

Amber’s Rediscovery Chapter 2

Impulsive Reconnection The Jackson home in their cul-de-sac had been sold soon after Amber went to boarding college. Tad Jackson on his release from the army was recruited as a consultant to one of the government departments so was now located in the capital where his current work was. It was natural then that through his influence Amber was offered a government job in social … Continue reading Amber’s Rediscovery Chapter 2

Amber’s Rediscovery – Chapter 1

Marcus the Roman god Amber sat on the floor cross legged with her laptop open. She and Marcus were supposed to be studying their homework for the next day at the Huber home and Marcus’ mother Alishia would frequently appear around the corner to check her son and the neighbor’s daughter were acting properly. She’d felt uncomfortable when her neighbor Brenda Jackson had asked if … Continue reading Amber’s Rediscovery – Chapter 1

The Client – Chapter 8

The Contest Resolved Tony, Hugh, and Claude made their way upstairs to the unused top floor of the office building. Tony had made inquiries some time ago with his golfing partner Claude who was the planning officer for the Brownsville Regional Government office about converting it into a large home with balcony looking over the street but found out that would be impossible because of … Continue reading The Client – Chapter 8

The Client – Chapter 7

Corporate Planning in a Crisis Two days after his cell phone alerted, he had a new message and he glanced at it. Anita? How had she managed to acquire his cell phone number he couldn’t recall giving that out as he routed all business through the office phones and only gave the private number out to big clients and professional friends. He smiled. This woman … Continue reading The Client – Chapter 7

The Client – Chapters 5-6

Trouble in the Camp – Chapter 5 Tony was just settling in for the daily routine when his mother phoned. He greeted his mother warmly and waited to hear what she had to say. “Tony your father has been having chest pains but was foolish enough to start dressing for the office. I phoned the ambulance while he was dressing, and they are here at … Continue reading The Client – Chapters 5-6

The Client – Chapters 3-4

Stella’s Indiscretion – Chapter 3 Most of the people in town had known each other since childhood and their families went back a long way into the history of the town. It had started as a gold rush town and as the easy gold was picked up from river and creeks around the district miners began to burrow into the earth and soon the developing … Continue reading The Client – Chapters 3-4

The Client – Chapters 1-2

The Colthorp’s Tony Edwards glanced at the flashing light on his desk phone and frowned at the annoying buzz that always accompanied that light when the intercom was being used. He removed the handset and spoke. “Yes Stella?” Stella In her receptionist cubicle outside his office spoke. “The Colthorp’s are here for their appointment Tony. I can bring an extra chair, or do you want … Continue reading The Client – Chapters 1-2