Having just broken up with my boyfriend of three years, I was in agony all night. My plan was to hide out in my office. As manager, however, I had to handle the Concierge desk when my regular called in
One of the drawbacks of Ian’s plan to study in the U.S. was that he couldn’t afford to return home to London for Christmas. Fortunately, his advisor invited him to spend the holiday with her family. When he arrived on
“That’s the last thing I’d expect you to be OK with, Becky. Are you sure?” Stephanie stared close at the screen to make sure she could read every nuance of her friend’s expression. “Absolutely!” “This is so ‘not you,’”she laughed.
Matthew opened the door. “Great to see you. Come on in.” Yvonne smiled as she stepped inside and handed him a box of wine. “I hope you like this. The salesman said while the cabernet’s been aged for only two
The rich smell of turkey, ham, and other delicious delights wafting through the condo nudged Stan awake. Carol would have been up at the crack of dawn—literally—because their annual holiday dinner was her favorite meal of the year to prepare.
Phylicia, Manuel, and Portia walked out of the stadium arm in arm after graduation practice. “Our last time together,” Phylicia sighed. “Our parents all arrive tomorrow. As soon as graduation’s over, we take off to different parts of the country.
Taking Linzey by the hand, Matt led her into the shower. When he turned the faucet, hot water shot out from every direction. It was the most luxurious shower she’d ever been in. The handsome lifeguard gazed at her adoringly.
As Shakti was in the middle of a lunge, she felt a sharp pain in her right quad. It was so bad, she almost lost her balance, and her face tightened in response to the burning. “Sit!” Ellen, her trainer,
“Finally! Five years later! I’m so happy!” Marie admired herself in the mirror, delighting in the fact that after months of dieting and exercise, she fit into her wedding dress again. She looked gorgeous in the white, backless number with
“So, whose idea was it for your book club’s Valentine’s ball to have a historic theme. And why Scotland?” “It’s a really sweet story, Honey, about a new member in the group. On Valentine’s Day two years ago, Fiona was