‘You remember Sam,’ Kanal said. The brutish man stepped out of the shadows, and Sergio, in a cold panic, ran. He ran into the restaurant, pushing throu…
There were security guards at the door of Abramo’s. Angel, Holly and Aidan showed their invitations, and stepped inside, finding the restaurant transfo…
Katie laid the dress on her bed. She was in a towel, wet from the shower, about to get ready for her birthday party. Mateo had told her...
Katie was setting tables on the patio when Mateo pulled up outside the restaurant. As he got out of his car, he gestured to her. ‘I want a word,’ he ca…
Aidan whistled as he buttered his toast. He hadn’t had much sleep, but since moving out of John’s flat and into Holly’s, that hadn’t seemed to matter. …
Holly was woken in the early hours of Monday morning by banging and loud voices. She was alarmed, worried it might be another fire, until it dawned on …
It had been Maeve who’d insisted Katie deliver the invitations. She thought hand-delivering invitations beneath her, Katie knew, though it had been Mae…
‘It looks good.’ Sergio and Mateo stood at the edge of the new garden terrace, which was nearing completion. ‘It had better, the money your mother’s sp…
Katie was putting float in the till, a pile of twenty-pound notes in her hand, when she heard the door open. ‘Sorry, we don’t open until…’ she began, b…
Of course she couldn’t come home, Naila’s father had said, outraged. It was out of the question. If she was unhappy in her marriage, it was because she…
‘I’m sorry,’ Angel said, as Holly wiped her mouth. ‘No, it’s… you took me by surprise.’ ‘I shouldn’t have… I thought…’ ‘I’m sorry, Angel, if I made you…
‘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…