Home  |  Hot Books!  |  Sign in  |        



Like it?
Share it!







More...
from Return to Sandy Shores by Shirley Holder Platt

Copyright © 2019 Shirley Holder Platt

Chapter 4 - Trent

Killer growled at me from the starboard window as I walked down the dock. I waved to Mr. Winkler, who polished the teak on his boat with a loving hand I was sure his wife envied. He raised his head in acknowledgement and Mrs. Winkler raised her ever-present margarita glass to me. Maybe if she’d put down the tequila, Mr. Winkler would put down the polishing rag. But who was I to judge? Janine had laughed at me when I told her I quit drinking. We’d been fighting like cats and dogs, and I was sure our alcohol intake was partly to blame. After I quit drinking, Janine wasn’t much fun anymore. She got sloppy drunk and fell into the water more than once. I was afraid she’d drown one day and said so. She put her hackles up and the fight that ensued was not pretty. I remember her unsteady walk as she made her way down the dock that last time. I’d called a cab for her, but never knew if she took it. Her car was gone the next day when I got up for work.

I unlocked the cabin and Killer meowed at me. He liked his food delivered on time, and I...






Shirley Holder Platt is accepting feedback on this chapter.

Would you like to be a part of it?

Sign in or join to offer your feedback and constructive criticism.

FAQ: I don't feel "qualified" to give feedback. Can I still provide it?





Read books      FAQ      Contact me      Terms of Use      Privacy Policy

© 2019 Dream, Play, Write! All rights reserved.