• Charlotte a short story of friendship, book cover, free short story
    Love And Romance,  Short Story

    Charlotte

      Billy laughed, as he cycled about her on his bike, ‘You look nice.’ She smiled weakly from behind the collar of her coat. ‘You – gonna’ town?’ Emily just shook her head and gazed across the small village square where the sudden rush of excited school children had now evaporated into a sullen, still time of day. ‘Where yer goin’ then?’ She remained silent, not wanting to encourage the boy. ‘Me Da’s takin’ me,’ the boy started, then did a complete circle on his bike before stopping right in front of her, ‘On, Monday.’ ‘Is he?’ ‘Yes— Monday,’ he replied, looking a little confused. Emily, could not help feeling…