“Whatever’s the matter, Charlotte? You seem as though you have the weight of the world on your shoulders. Not still pining over Sam, I hope…”
“No, Mum. It was never serious – not really, anyway. It was fun while it lasted,” I added, smiling a little as thoughts of the good times came flooding back.
“Well, I’m pleased to hear you say that. I remember my first boyfriend – Derek was his name. I thought that there’d be no tomorrow, after he dumped me for a new girl on the block. How wrong I was…”
My smile widened. How nice it was that Mum and I were so close, so candid about almost everything.
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Thus begins my new release, ‘Charlotte’s Lance and the Round Fable’ –…