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 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

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

Cultural Adaption

Ahmed gazed with astonishment at the children of the family next door playing in their front yard. He was aware the name of the game in English was basketball. Since his family had moved into the neighbourhood from the detention centre where refugees had been processed over countless months he’d lost track of time, and troubles in his homeland were beginning to fade from his … Continue reading Cultural Adaption

Stewart Grant

Gwendoline Coventry had been stewing over the report from her son David all night and hadn’t had much sleep. She’d snapped at the maid and shouted at the gardener this morning and they were tiptoeing around her cautiously as they did their work trying to stay out of her way. This was the day the women in this street customarily enjoyed a card afternoon at … Continue reading Stewart Grant

The Singapore Connection – Chapter 10

Family Reunion Stanley didn’t sleep well that night as he was careful not to touch his sister in law. He turned it all over in his mind and looked forward to his return to Singapore with a mixture of happiness and apprehension. He now had knowledge how disappointed the family was with him, but he’d take up his load with enthusiasm and win their respect … Continue reading The Singapore Connection – Chapter 10

The Singapore Connection – Chapter 3

Jade’s Indiscretion Jade fled to her room and cried. What image of a Chinese woman would this have developed in the foreigner’s mind? She was not a plaything and the incident was unfortunate in that she’d begun to have an unexpected happy time with him. She was horrified at the electricity that had passed between them as she tripped and fell on top of him. … Continue reading The Singapore Connection – Chapter 3

Shalini’s Escape-Chapter 7

 Justice Served Judge Gaikwad stood to his feet. He may have been grey haired, but he was an imposing tall warrior who knew the tricks of the law. He looked over the men seated around the table. “Am I wrong in what I’ve said gentlemen?” “You’re absolutely right Judge and we’re upset at this unnecessary intrusion. We were shocked to see that DVD you managed … Continue reading Shalini’s Escape-Chapter 7

Shalini’s Escape – Chapter 4

Looking for Answers Plain clothes policemen waited until linesman Aditya hailed an auto rickshaw then followed as he headed for work in another rickshaw keeping in touch with some of their undercover counterparts by cell phone. They hadn’t wanted to detain him at home or at work so waited for a strategic location along the route to work and cut in front of Aditya’s rickshaw. … Continue reading Shalini’s Escape – Chapter 4

Shalini’s Escape – Chapter 2

Reality Check Lost in the horror of it all Shalini gasped in surprise as a voice behind her park seat spoke. She spun around to confront the intruder. “So, you’re Shalini, welcome to the club.” “Who are you and how do you know my name. What club are you talking about?” The girl took a seat beside her and stared at her for a while. … Continue reading Shalini’s Escape – Chapter 2