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Chapter 40. (Fin)

Read Chapter 39 here with Cupcakemummy In sign language you spell your name out letter for letter. You do this until someone gives you a sign that is specific to you.  Normally something physical or a short sign for the meaning of your name.  I R I S, I R I S. I practice it […]

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Chapter 38.

Read Chapter 37 here with cupcakemummy Phillip squeezes my hand as I lean down to give him a kiss on his forehead.  His dark hazel eyes give away that he was a handsome man when he was…whole. There is a striking resemblance between the two brothers. Both tall, lean and olive skin. His sparkled when […]

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Chapter 36.

Read chapter 35 here with Cupcakemummy  Winter outside and Winter inside my heart. I read her mail late last night and shouldn’t have. I should have known it would lead to a night of tossing and turning.  Somewhere around 3am I grabbed my ipod and put it on shuffle. Music, much like bread, tends to […]

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Chapter 34.

Read 33 here with Cupcakemummy   Standing in my bathroom scratching for a clean towel for Mark. Why did he have to come over? I don’t feel like seeing him or hearing what he has to say. Even if his actions are justified and I was just being a bitch. Not now. I don’t care. […]

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Chapter 32.

Read Chapter 31 here with Cupcakemummy   32 missed calls. 4 voices messages Message 1 – Received  7:24 am Iris, it’s not what you think. It never was. I would never…please pick up and let me explain. I will not do this over voicemail. I am not 14 years old. Message 2 – Received 12:03 […]

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Chapter 30.

Read Chapter 29 here with Cupcakmummy  The last bit of afternoon sun is seeping in past the gap in the curtains. Its lights nothing in particular but from my bed I can see dust dancing in a straight line in the lit little streak.  I pour another glass of wine. I stopped counting at 5. […]

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Chapter 28.

Read Chapter 27 here with Cupcakemummy I snuck a chocolate into the package for Winter. I had to buy Michael lunch to get him to tell me what Winters favourite sweet is. I figured her life needs some sweetness. God knows she must have her hands full with Michael. Although I can see what she […]

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Chapter 26.

Read Chapter 25 here with Cupcakemummy  It has become apparent that Winter is more than just my illustrator.  It seems funny to thing you can connect with someone whom you have never met. But it happened. The thought of not being able to talk, or mail rather, to her everyday scares me. When did this […]

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Chapter 24.

Read Chapter 23 here with Cupcakemummy   To: Winter From: Iris Subject: Hey, You are quite. Hey Honey, It’s been two days. Did I scare you off with the news of the cover? J Getting a bit worried. Please let me know we are still good to go. Speak soon, Iris. ***     To: […]

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Chapter 22.

Read chapter 21 here with Cupcakemummy   Work has been busy today. Nonstop phone calls from clients. So many reviews written. After that message from Mark I didn’t know how I would be able to work today. Every couple of minutes I pretend to be working on my phone just to read it again. Iris, […]

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