Last excerpt?

Ghost Julian paused, on the threshold of recognition. Then, as he sat still, his mind suddenly saw her, the girl at the school gate, waiting for him, tall and smiling. A wave of memories submerged him: the old town, the medieval streets, the library where he worked and studied, the provincial railway station, the ugly buildings from the post war period, the school, the calm waters of the canal, and Melissa: his forgotten friend, his adolescence sweetheart. What happened to her? And why all that secrecy? Why could not she just approach him, write to him, say who she was? Reading his mind Sarah said: “Maybe she has a grudge?”

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  1. A beautifully worded post and at first I thought how lovely the picture of the moon was & then as I was reading my vision was drawn back to it & made the hairs stand on end. There was a woman in it! 🙂 love it!

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