A Kind of Anna Karenina?

The Seducer Part II Chapter 24 She instantly recognized the handwriting on the envelope. She didn’t even have to look at the address to know whom it was from. Her hands trembled and her heart [...]

A Cloud of Darkness

The Seducer Part II Chapter 23 “Stop playing with fire. Stay away from him.” The therapist’s words still rang in Ana’s ears as she walked back to the subway station. “The man you loved never [...]

Stop Playing with Fire

The Seducer Part II Chapter 22 When she stepped into his office, Dr. Emmert could tell that Ana was unusually agitated. They had scheduled an emergency session the day before, following Michael’s [...]

As If They Had Never Met

The Seducer Part II Chapter 21 “I can’t talk to you anymore,” Ana said, without opening the door. She felt a tingling sensation, shortness of breath and a rush of adrenaline as her body kicked [...]

Don’t Worry, Baby!

The Seducer Part II Chapter 20 If anyone had listened in on the lovers’ quarrel that had just taken place between Ana and Michael, they wouldn’t have believed that they were witnessing the end of [...]

You’re Not the Person I Thought You Were

The Seducer Part II Chapter 19 “I love you! See you after school,” Ana kissed her son on his ruddy cheek. “Alright, Mom,” Allen mumbled. He turned away from his mother, to indicate to his peers [...]

Excuses? Hell no!

The Seducer Part II Chapter 18 The bedroom door was shut, but Karen could still hear her giggles, her half-hearted protests, his tender inducements and his grunts. They kept her up at night, like [...]

It Hurts

The Seducer Part II Chapter 17 “I got you a little something,” Ana announced with a coy smile, extending her husband a greeting card. Rob looked quizzingly into her eyes as he tore open the [...]

Loss, Nostalgia and Pain

The Seducer Part II Chapter 16 Michael felt something tickle his back. He brushed it off with a somnolent, half-conscious gesture, but the sensation persisted. He turned over and opened his eyes. [...]

Who Was that Man I Saw You with?

The Seducer Part II  Chapter 15 “What are you doing with Kitt?” Ana asked her daughter. They had purchased the 1930’s doll, complete with her art nouveau bedroom set, only last summer. “Nothing. [...]