Entries by LovelyLonelyLady

Business Marriage

The place: London.  The time: 1942.  In his Specials Operations office, Colonel Welles gazed seriously at the man and woman standing before his desk.  He’d just given them their mission.  They had to pose as a married couple, go into Nazi-occupied France, infiltrate a German spy ring, and bring back a top agent whose tactics […]

Love’s Mask, Part 2

Here’s part one, if you missed it: Love’s Mask by LovelyLonelyLady Something else about Max quickly caught Linda’s notice the very day after the honeymoon.  As if he were capable of juggling two personalities, he resumed the cold, sardonic manner of an SS officer.  At least, while he worked, that was the mien everyone saw.  […]

Wartime Bliss

It was November 1944.  Rip couldn’t believe he was really and truly on furlough, going home to Jerri.  He’d been gone for almost eight months.  After D-DAy in June, life had been one bloody nightmare after another.  It was wartime, and he was a captain leading men against the Nazis in France.  But two things […]

Last Spark Flying

“We don’t have much time, Cathy,” Link whispered. “I know.  But we want each other.  It could be the last –” She couldn’t finish. Distress and tenderness warred with each other on Link Marshall’s face.  He was weathered and exhausted and the war had etched deep creases and shadows into his cheeks and forehead and […]

Love That Saves

Ted led the way to the fourth story, set down his and Elaine’s suitcases, unlocked his apartment door, and showed her in. She looked around with interest, though she wore, as usual, her nonchalant façade.  Ted saw through it like a piece of glass but pitied her meanwhile.  The girl had lived a rotten life […]

There’s a Small Motel (F)

Ed Killian was a lonely, wandering ex-Army lieutenant, looking for something but never able to identify it. Until now. When he saw Angie singing in the restaurant, he was drawn.  No woman had really interested him for some time.  Memories from Korea were always poisoning his thoughts and making any sort of beautiful daydreams turn […]

In the Sight of God

It had been five months since the plane crash, and still no rescuers had showed up.  Things had settled into almost a normal routine for Lance and Aurora.  They fished a lot, since the sea must needs be the source of most of their food; they gathered and stored wood and dry palm fronds for […]

Making Peace

It was about half past nine.  Gil and Mara had gone to bed, but they were fighting; words flew, harsh and cutting, between them.  The issue, which concerned the appropriation of some unexpected money, seemed pretty major to both of them.  Mara felt they should save it; Gil thought it could purchase a new car, […]