He shuffled his feet, the heels of a worn pair of Brogans scattering tiny pebbles of asphalt toward the curb where they lay amongst the remains of a half-dozen cigarettes; a crushed beer can, the tab pointed outward; a woman’s earring, pearlescent, out-of-place; and a used condom. He’d known such pleasures once, young, ripe flesh eager for his touch, and him, thinking of nothing but the hum in his head, the sting in his loins. Of soft, warm, moist places, hidden by lacy underthings and how very
In one movement, he pressed her hard against the wall, his hands slipping up her skirt. “I haven’t slept in two days,” he said, his voice husky. “I kept looking at your picture …"
Ad exec, Heath Olson, landed the perfect job at the Sentimental Card Company, an up-and-coming small business with great growth potential. But whereas his new position holds great possibilities for the future, troubles in his family still linger in his mind. He’s begun
She stared at him, then brought her mouth to his ear, the intimacy of the gesture, brushing them together. In that instant, she was a woman, who spent a great deal of time alone, and he was a man, hurting, searching for his way back, and their age and circumstances didn’t matter.
A sudden breakup with his girlfriend moved Kyle McAllen from one coast to the other. With a new job, new apartment, he’ll restart his life and try hard to no
Audrey stretched, her spine giving a crack, and though he heard her grunt, knew Audrey had made the sound, in his head, it was Beth. Her eyes met his, her forehead furrowing. Audrey, that was Audrey, he said. Beth was gone. Audrey took care of his children. Yet, he couldn’t quite convince himself and look away.
With his beloved wife’s death, Bennett Adam’s successful life fell apart. His son clings to him all the time, and his infant d
We. When had the two of them become more than a professor and his student? When had they become “we”? Because thinking of her made him reconsider himself, who he was as a son, a teacher, a man.
Child genius and former hockey player, Aarin Kai, has settled into his new, mundane existence. Sidelined from a promising career by a crippling hand injury, most days, arthritis keeps him from doing the simples