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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic

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Alone Again

Submitted: March 17, 2019


Listening to the smooth tones and relevant lyrics of the Indigo Girls through my iHeart radio app makes me feel a little less lonely. The person who wrote the lyrics basically put to music a lot of
what I feel right now, what I have felt in most of my free time since my husband cheated with a woman with crooked teeth and huge. cottage cheese-pocked thighs, who was a decade my senior in age.
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Chapter 2

Submitted: August 30, 2019

The rest of the evening was a blur.  Maggie went to the kitchen, made some sort of chicken dish, loaded the dishwasher, and sunk int... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

Submitted: August 30, 2019

The sound of her husband exiting the living room to the garage woke her a few minutes before the alarm was set to sound.  Maggie ope... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

Submitted: August 30, 2019

Maggie felt her left knee pop as she lowered herself into the driver’s seat of her Miata. There wasn’t any pain with the sound, just ... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

Submitted: September 09, 2019

Flash Forward 7 years   Maggie was headed to a real date. She was nervous because though she had gone out with men from dati... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

Submitted: November 02, 2019

“I’m going to make you my wife.”  Michael uttered breathlessly collapsing down beside Maggie onto his mattress.  The weig... Read Chapter

7

Submitted: November 08, 2019

Michael strode into the kitchen, stopping in front of the refrigerator in only his knee length, black basketball shorts.  He felt mo... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

Submitted: November 12, 2019

Maggie picked up the construction-orange t-shirt with a “Friends of Coal” logo on the left breast and stripped it over her head. ... Read Chapter

9

Submitted: November 13, 2019


This will be finished and published for sale on Amazon. Stay tuned.
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Bokeh

Submitted: January 19, 2020


skipping into the remaining chapters
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Now

Submitted: January 25, 2020

The memories of Michael that Maggie chose to cling to were all sweet.  She remembered the love and incredible sessions in bed and on... Read Chapter

POF.. maybe

Submitted: January 27, 2020

Maggie turned the tub’s water lever to the point where she knew she could just tolerate the heat of the water and sprinkled a handful o... Read Chapter

Early POF experience

Submitted: February 03, 2020

Maggie started naming the dating site inspired encounters with fun, descriptive titles.  The most memorable and exciting was called,... Read Chapter

Today

Submitted: February 06, 2020

Maggie stood holding herself and rocking back and forth, tears burning her cheeks as they traveled to her chin and fell to the floor. She... Read Chapter

Copper

Submitted: February 15, 2020

Maggie’s first encounter with Coffin Mike at Hacienda lasted several hours.  They dated and frequently spoke on the phone for the ... Read Chapter

Mojito

Submitted: February 15, 2020

Maggie placed the corkscrew on the sea glass tiled bar and peeled the foil from the top of the bottle of Riesling.  “Where is your... Read Chapter

Cats

Submitted: February 16, 2020

As Maggie exited the bathroom, Mike called to her from the kitchen, “You didn’t flush did you?” I’m trying to save money for my v... Read Chapter

Jamaica

Submitted: February 19, 2020

Maggie followed Mike back into his home.  She looked carefully around the bedroom as they passed through it for anything that made... Read Chapter

stairs

Submitted: February 20, 2020

“Your medium-rare T-bone is done.”  He grabbed it with the tongs and placed it on a plate. “How about freshening up our Mojito... Read Chapter

Tequila

Submitted: February 21, 2020

Maggie continued to date Coffin Mike for about six months.  His eccentric behavior surprised her every time they were together.&nb... Read Chapter

Prison Jim

Submitted: February 21, 2020

Maggie allowed a couple weeks for the mourning of Coffin Mike before diving back in on POF. There was a cute, heavier-set, tall guy who s... Read Chapter

Chicago Pizza

Submitted: February 21, 2020

Prison Mike texted a ton of apologies to Maggie. She had sent a barrage of expletives the night before about having to tuckmoney back int... Read Chapter

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