The Cambridge Connection Chapters 13-14

Return to Cambridge – Chapter 13 Charles was at the office early Monday morning realizing that if the police were doing a background check on him, he’d need to explain to the senior partner his mentor what the reason for that check was. As soon as his mentor arrived, he beckoned him into his office and greeted him warmly. “Were you able to sort out … Continue reading The Cambridge Connection Chapters 13-14

The Cambridge Connection Chapters 11-12

Family Intervention – Chapter 11 By 10am he was on his way to the hospital to report on Taniyah’s father’s visit the evening before. She was quite angry at the mention of his name, but Charles insisted she accept his apology and work with her father for the future of both her and her baby. They talked about that future as Charles checked emails and … Continue reading The Cambridge Connection Chapters 11-12

The Cambridge Connection – Chapters 9-10

New Responsibility – Chapter 9 Charles entered the room wondering how he should reveal the conversation of a half hour ago with Omario with his estranged wife. He’d have to soften the hurtful references, but she needed to know and make plans to get away from London as soon as possible. Perhaps she could return to see her parents in Jamaica for a while as … Continue reading The Cambridge Connection – Chapters 9-10

The Cambridge Connection Chapter 7 – 8

Emergency – Chapter 7 Charles swiped the green button to accept the call and greeted his superior respectfully waiting for the reason for this late call. “Charles I’ve just received some interesting news and thought you may wish to know even though its so late in the day. Ms Howlett and her team have been recalled to the US as her President has decided to … Continue reading The Cambridge Connection Chapter 7 – 8

The Cambridge Connection – Chapters 5 – 6

The Indelicate Approach – Chapter 5 Jane Howlett was the picture of decorum and professionalism as they met in Charles office next day. He’d understood from the brief meeting the previous day the American company was interested in making a takeover offer for a UK cutting edge tech company based outside of London and they wanted to be sure they were working within the UK … Continue reading The Cambridge Connection – Chapters 5 – 6

The Cambridge Connection Chapters 3 – 4

Charles Adapts to a New Life – Chapter 3 Settling into his new job in London proved to be a more difficult experience than Charles had anticipated. It had been an adjustment coming from his laid-back South Africa upbringing to Cambridge but now he had to admit that Cambridge with all its academic busyness was a far cry from the hustle and bustle of London … Continue reading The Cambridge Connection Chapters 3 – 4

The Cambridge Connection – Chapters 1 and 2

Charles Makes a Move – Chapter 1 Charles Stewart Nelson followed the real estate agent into the Stockwell London apartment complex. He’d seen it on the list supplied by the estate agent two days previous in Cambridge. The Chartered Accountants he worked for in Cambridge had transferred him to London to fill an important vacancy created by one of their employees who’d decided to take … Continue reading The Cambridge Connection – Chapters 1 and 2

Facing Reality – Chapter 4

Trouble at the Law Firm Catalina watched anxiously as the black van with darkened windows came to a stop outside her apartment building. She’d been waiting there for ten minutes under the curious gaze of Wes the watchman at the entrance to the apartment building. Ma Black had phoned to ask her if she was interested in seeing the real underbelly of New York and … Continue reading Facing Reality – Chapter 4

Facing Reality – Chapter 3

Mother Black Catalina looked around uncertainly as she entered the restaurant. It was not the kind of place she’d frequent but felt the need to follow through with her curiosity about this young man Figit. The woman had given her a description as to what she’d be wearing, and it was something that couldn’t possibly be missed. She spied her deep inside the crowded restaurant. … Continue reading Facing Reality – Chapter 3

Facing Reality – Chapter 2

Figit All this history had been going through her mind as the taxi negotiated crowded New York streets to her apartment. After paying the taxi and retrieving her packages she was startled by an unfamiliar voice by her side and turned in puzzlement. The voice repeated the question as she turned to face him. “Need help with the packages Miss?” Catalina glanced quickly at the … Continue reading Facing Reality – Chapter 2