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I had my first dream about breaking the Mill since starting my new position. It was very short and happened just after drifting off to sleep which is highly unusual for me. Dreams tend to come to me near the morning. I was in a room that isn’t actually a real room in the mill, … Continue reading Dream Diary: I broke the Mill
Micky O. stepped off the train and was met by a blast of cold wind that swirled the dry leaves on the ground. He pulled his coat collar up and hurried inside the depot. He climbed the stairs to the street level lobby. Expectant passengers milled around waiting for their trains. Micky stopped at the … Continue reading Micky O. takes a train
Bridget Jones’s Baby was almost everything I could hope for. The story adapted itself well to current pop culture and made itself relevant after a 12-year hiatus. Once again, the Bridget saga refuses to follow the storybook ending. Bridget has always landed her man and yet by the next installment finds herself on her own … Continue reading Bridget Jones’s Baby: review
It is officially DAY 3 of working on the night shift. On first impression, the transition was easy. Staying awake was not an issue, even with the constant hum of machinery to lull one to sleep. I didn’t break out the laptop until DAY 2 and I managed to get a little editing done on … Continue reading Night work: Day 3
Caroline awoke out of a fitful sleep. The moon was streaming through the curtains. She tried to pinpoint what had woken her up this time. There was a scraping of a chair from below and footsteps. Frank must be home. She got out of bed, pulled on her silk robe and tiptoed to her door. … Continue reading Caroline finds a broken man
Delphia stepped out of the doctor’s office and breathed in the salty air that drifted over the buildings. She had finally paid off the last of her debts. Some weight had lifted off her shoulders, but now she felt guilty that she hadn’t exactly earned the money that she had used to pay the debts. … Continue reading Delphia and the Law…again
“Is that a new dress? It’s very nice,” Micky said as he pulled out Delphia’s chair. “Yes, it is, well sort of,” Delphia replied as she sat down, “It’s a hand-me-down from a friend. Do you like it?” “Yeah, I like it, but I’m no connoisseur.” He took his seat. “I think you’d still look … Continue reading Lunch with Micky O.
Moira and Delphia lounged on the beach. A blanket laid out beneath them kept the sand at bay. Clouds scudded across the sky and a cool breeze tugged on their hair. A storm would roll in that night. Delphia pulled at the hem of the swimming costume Moira had handed down to her. It felt … Continue reading Moira and Delphia at the Beach
Maggie Hope returns in top form for Susan Elia MacNeal’s The Queen’s Accomplice and she’s more confident than ever. The sixth book of the Maggie Hope series is set to hit shelves on October 4th. Since Mr. Churchill’s Secretary, we stuck by Maggie’s side as she struggled to find her place in wartime London, signed … Continue reading Book Review: The Queen’s Accomplice