‘What about this?’ Robbie pulled a dress from a rail, and held it up to show Katie. She looked at the label. ‘It’s a hundred and twenty pounds.’ Robbie…
Katie flicked through the dresses hanging in her wardrobe. Her birthday was going to be an event, according to Maeve. What did you wear to an event? Sh…
‘You could ask him for me,’ Katie risked saying. Robbie was getting dressed, while she lay in bed. She’d told him how she wanted to hold her birthday p…
‘What’s your star sign, Robbie?’ Tamsin was one of the new waitresses Mateo had hired for the summer. She was a foot taller than Katie, blonde and beau…
‘Come,’ Maeve said, ‘come and see.’ She beckoned Mateo, and he got up from his desk and followed her. Her heels click-clacked on the restaurant’s tile …
‘What?’ Andy sprung to his feet. ‘I had sex with Colin.’ ‘Are you kidding?’ ‘No, I’m not kidding,’ Erin said, shaking her head. ‘I had sex with Colin.’…
The bed was rumpled, sheets loose at the corners. Katie’s pillow was on the floor. Robbie had come home with her after work, and they’d barely slept. T…
It was five o’clock on a Friday, and Aidan was drunk. He’d left work early to go for a drink with some colleagues, and he’d drunk faster than was sensi…
‘I’m sorry,’ Maeve purred. ‘I was unkind. Has Daniella forgiven you?’ ‘No,’ Mateo said into the phone. He could feel Maeve smile. ‘Please tell her agai…
Erin watched at the window. She couldn’t stop fidgeting. Andy had taken the twins for the weekend, and was due to bring them back any minute. It was th…
‘So you’re the new assistant manager, I hear,’ Robbie said. Katie had come in to the kitchen to find out what the day’s specials were. They were alone …
Andy was gone. Alistair’s interruption had taken the heat out of the fight, and he’d left, with a hastily packed bag, soon after. Erin had checked on t…