And so they see the light…
Will she tell him her secret?
Chapter 20 Marco lay awake, his body ramrod straight, his skin tight around each strained muscle. He was tired. Bone tired. Yet, although he pushed the limits physically, he could not shut her out. Leila stole into his thoughts. It didn’t matter what he tried to do. He’d laboured until the small hours of dawn […]
Prologue, Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Chapter 6, Chapter 7, Chapter 8, Chapter 9, Chapter 10, Chapter 11, Chapter 12, Chapter 13, Chapter 14, Chapter 15, Chapter 16, Chapter 17, Chapter 18 Marco watched the car drive through the avenue of cypresses away from him. He thought about flagging it […]
But just because it felt perfect, did not mean that it was.
“Disappointment follows us like a shadow sometimes, and though you put on a brave face, and try to keep the hurt inside, it is that pride that may prevent you from getting rid of it. Why don’t you call, mmm?”
It was foolish to deny his feelings, but would she betray him like Sophia did?
It came as a shock to her as well, her defence of the man she had earlier questioned.
So she discovers a little more about him… Too late!
“Well Leila, don’t you think you’re taking the part too far? A bit too over enthusiastic, aren’t you?”