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The Funeral

The Funeral

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The Funeral

Longueur:
27 pages
21 minutes
Sortie:
Sep 5, 2019
ISBN:
9780463222904
Format:
Livre

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Janice Althorpe is mourning the death of her employer, and fiance, publishing magnate Charles Fallmont. Today she is at Charles’ funeral, sitting alone, watching the proceedings from afar in the church. While Charles’ daughter Maureen welcomes Janice’s presence at the funeral, son Jackson resents Janice, seeing her as a gold digging opportunist who used his father. Janice faithfully attends the funeral until the casket is placed in the hearse, but an unexpected interruption urges Janice to leave the ceremony, in the process possibly placing her life in peril...

Sortie:
Sep 5, 2019
ISBN:
9780463222904
Format:
Livre

À propos de l'auteur

Marcia Carrington writes about the human condition, exploring what makes people tick, but in an upbeat and optimistic tone. She writes in a variety of genres, mainly romance but also, comedy, suspense, crime, paranormal, mystery, YA and NA. Her collection of thirty-four books vary in length from full-length works to novellas, novelettes to short stories.Marcia's latest book is short story romance THE FUNERAL, released in September 2019, and venturing again into science fiction/paranormal territory with DREAM STATE, a novelette slated for release in December 2019.Apart from writing and reading, Marcia also has a great love for coffee. The morning coffee has always been a staple for Marcia, and something which she cannot do without. There is just something about the fresh aroma of coffee early in the morning, and anytime for that fact, which proves irresistible to her.Marcia can be contacted on Twitter, and you can also visit her on her Blog at http://marciasbooktalk.wordpress.com/ and on Pinterest.

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The Funeral - Marcia Carrington

The Funeral

Marcia Carrington

Published by Marcia Carrington at Smashwords

Copyright 2019 Marcia Carrington

https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/MarciaCarrington

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All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or deceased, is purely coincidental.

Credit for the cover image:

(C) - Nelson Ng: Dreamstime.com

The Funeral

Janice Althorpe was seated on a funeral pew, at the back of the church. Holding a handkerchief to her eyes, the tears tumbling repeatedly, Janice tried to compose herself as best she could, breathing in and out. She could not believe Charles Fallmont was dead; his private plane disappeared into the ocean that fateful day two weeks ago, and her life changed forever after this event. This past week had been nothing but a nightmare, one she felt could not change, with Charles absent from her life.

Charles, for Janice, was everything that life had abstained from giving her all these years. His undivided support of her, from the day she began as a secretary in Fallmont Corporation, to their eventual love affair, meant everything to Janice. Janice had never met anyone quite like Charles; tall, brown hair with shiny brown eyes, and in fabulous shape. It appeared that his private gym at the Fallmont complex had paid off well for him, Janice admiring his trim physique on many an occasion. It was difficult to believe Charles was in his mid-fifties; he seemed to be more in his early forties. While looks and charisma were not lacking in Charles, his

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