Enemy Friend – Chapter 2

Kindness Repaid The senior Oliver’s fought back. He was their friend not an enemy and he’d held the farm together for them during the war doing his part to support the war effort on behalf of Australia which he now claimed as his country. The brothers were appalled, and they were beside themselves with anger when their sister unexpectedly supported her parents in the fight … Continue reading Enemy Friend – Chapter 2

Enemy Friend Chapter 1

Enemy Friend – Chapter 1 Armando Feelings in Australia were running high when war was declared on Germany by Britain September 1939 and immediate appeals made for help from the colonies as they prepared for Hitler’s invasion. Australian newspapers covered events overseas in shrill headlines and movie screens were deluged with black and white pictures of the progress of the war. Germans and their allies … Continue reading Enemy Friend Chapter 1

Godchild – Chapter 2

Soul Mate for June Ann June Ann’s brothers left after a week touring England and Scotland and while travelling looked for possibilities to expand their own business interests. June Ann cried as they left Cambridge in the rented van to return to their respective lives overseas. But she felt the love as she was welcomed as a family member. Charles’ children were in awe of … Continue reading Godchild – Chapter 2

Godchild – Chapter 1

For an introduction to this story read The Cambridge Connection 1-14 first. June Ann Discovers Her Roots June Ann Ewbank watched with intense interest from her window seat as the plane came out of holding pattern and began the descent to London airport. Beside her were two men who she considered to be elder brothers. They’d agreed to jet across from the US to Jamaica … Continue reading Godchild – Chapter 1

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

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