The Wedding Guest

The day she received the invitation in the mail left her footsteps rooted at the curb Social media broke the news of the engagement She knew the nuptials were sure to come But to be invited to the ceremony wasn’t even in the realm of possibility Not the with sordid history she had with the…

This Is Goodbye

He was her weakness Brown skinned kryptonite The one person whose lips could make her throw caution to the wind Whose touch had her acting out of character He knew the power he held Wielded his affection as a weapon Used his love as an anchor Keeping her close even though he had no ambition…

Old Flame

The sip of robust coffee coated her taste buds Giving her tongue the hug her body ached for. Yearning for the embrace of his arms around her. Fulfilling those promises he texted her. It was suppose to be a romantic getaway just for the two of them A chance to meet again And rekindle that…

Stranded with Mr. Snow

Part 5 They started with Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer snuggled under a thick corded blanket sitting on opposite sides of the couch with Clover resting in her bed near the tree and the fireplace ablaze sipping on a fresh batch of hot cocoa. The bowl of buttery popcorn that claimed the spot between Savoy and…

Stranded with Mr. Snow

Part 3 Savoy didn’t burn the chili but she did burn the tip of her tongue trying to sneak a taste while Hudson was rummaging around in the basement storage. Sue her. She was hungry. There was only so much hunger that could be abated with snickerdoodles and two mocha lattes. Her taste buds yearned…

A Cereal Dater

The grumbling of her stomach woke her from her sleep She went to the cabinent for a midnight treat Cinnamon Toast Crunch Drizzled with honey Would do the trick She searched the shelves And stood on her tip toes to see if she missed some space in the back But her box of the sugar,…

Love’s Residue

The flowers had welted The vase was bone dry Although her eyes weren’t Empty tissue boxes filled her trash can Her appetite had vanished The pain was too strong She was evaporating in despair Wasn’t she enough She gave her all Tried her best To be the partner he’d truly admire Even though her friends…

Taking the Bait

“This is stupid.” Tasha protested, standing in the foyer of a Victorian mansion that was tucked away on a hill behind weeping willows and an iron fence. “They need help,” Ainsley waved a folded piece of notebook paper towards her. “We need to help them and they might have my suitcase.” She paused to marvel…

Ink & Lust

Teaser Amila knew she had his undivided attention. She ignored the rapid beating of her heartbeats and the slight weakness in her legs as she stood in the middle of the foyer in the six-inch gold stilettos. She was nervous being the main attraction for the man that stood mere feet from her waiting to…

Host

Five minutes later her tears dried the crack in her heart  swelled He was a leech Its was true but she loved him even though she was his host