Legacy

    Norman paused to read the engraved desk sign and held it up so he could study flashing gold lettering as he turned it to pick up light reflections. It had been a habit of his since his son had presented it to him several years ago when Norman made him partner in the…

Mother’s Day Surprise

Clara sat up in bed with difficulty. Reaching behind she adjusted pillows, so they gave her back more support. Her back ached and she winced as the effort adjusting those pillows disturbed back vertebrae that now ground together. She gave a little cry of surprise and shook her head sadly. Slipping back into memory lane…

LOVE’S TEST = Chapter 4

The Return Slowly Colleen recovered from the shock of Robbie’s capture and loss of her child. She returned to helping the old lady and took over field work Robbie had been doing. The hard work helped cleanse her soul of her losses. Each day she’d look hopefully toward the trail leading to the mountains and…

LOVE’S TEST = Chapter 3

Separation. It had been three months since their arrival and a hint their first child could be on the way Robbie on the beach below the cliff noticed a fisher boat approaching from around some giant rocks close to shore. He rushed to hide. If he’d been aware of this side of the island on…

LOVE’S TEST = Chapter 2

The Escape Robbie chuckled quietly. “No, not now. I’ll hide some warm clothing in the hedge this evening and some food to take with us in a cloth bag. Are you able to sneak out at night? I’ll do that when everybody is asleep and wait here, it’s going to be a full moon and…

LOVE’S TEST

Love’s Awakening – Chapter 1 Colleen paused to look out her window toward the sea. She never got tired of that scene as she swished water around pots and pans in the kitchen sink. Gulls floated lazily in the air against a background of pure white clouds. She paused from scrubbing to consider how it…

Wildlife Rescue

Into the town in fear they arrived Desperate for something to drink. These were the few that had somehow survived, All barely able to think.   Tried their luck where sheep slated their thirst And ranchers had shot those who dared, Water so scarce that their sheep would come first Thus, leaving the wildlife uncared….

Masked Pleasure

We felt her presence as she stepped inside Jasmine called attention as she came. Silken garment rustled at her side Catching light in brilliant flame.   Every eye transfixed attention gave For her beauty caused such strong desire, Who’d be first to issue welcome brave? Wistful hearts joined cupid’s choir.   Each in turn resolved…

HAJAR (abandoned)

Hajar peeped out through a door crack in the hut she was being held in. She was beginning to respond to that name now though was aware it hadn’t been the name her mother called her. She didn’t know how old she was or the circumstances in which she’d been herded into a truck with…

ASHA (आशा) – Conclusion

CHAPTER 7 – WAR IN THE CAMP The corporation was a conglomerate with tentacles reaching into different countries industries and services. Tad worked at the holding company level but to further their overall interests and those of their clients much of the work done at his level was government lobbying and overall problem solving including…