“You waited years for this, Aditi! Just answer the damn phone,” she growled at me. So I did. Ravi sounded warm. His voice still made me weak in the knees. Ugh. We exchanged a few lines like any two acquaintances would. It was polite conversation. He asked me how my family was doing. I asked… Continue reading A Snippet from my New Release
Loud laughter and music filled the sky. The smell of six course meals touched every neighbour's nose. Children inside stared hungrily at the gifts waiting under the tree. The grown-ups sipped wine and said things that could only be said under the influence of alcohol. Even Santa Claus felt drunk and decided to visit the… Continue reading Christmas Night
His curious eyes were looking for her. He saw the stockings and the tree. But where was she? "Let's have some fruit cake," ordered his big sister. She pulled him to the dining table. "Where is Mommy?" She answered him with a piece of cake. He chewed and wondered. Excitement struck when the lights turned… Continue reading Where is Mommy?