Hello Jack - Photojournalist on the Prowl

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Action and Adventure  |  House: Booksie Classic

A widower photo-journalist abruptly ends three months of mourning and sets out to find an A-list woman. Curiously he becomes associated, but not exclusively, with a red-head journalist nicknamed 'The Rottweiler'. Nothing passing for romantic attachment emerges until the climatic vigil when Maggie sits out the night alone on Piha Beach waiting for the sea to return Jack…dead or alive. She's desperate for him to hear her say, "Hello Jack".

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Hello Jack

A widower photo-journalist abruptly ends three months of mourning and sets out to find an A-list woman. Curiously he becomes associated, but not exclusively, with a red-head journalist nicknamed 'The Rottweiler'. Nothing passing for romantic attachment emerges until the climatic vigil when Maggie sits out the night alone on Piha Beach waiting for the sea to return Jack…dead or alive. She's desperate for him to hear her say, "Hello Jack". Read Chapter

The next day they had a quick look around at Taupo and stayed that night in Napier, which Greer really liked. Lunch at the Mission Vineya... Read Chapter

Chapter 3 As they were drove off Jack was thinking the Greer felt dainty and feminine in the hug and her kiss was beautiful. Clearly ... Read Chapter

Chapter 4 As they headed off north, Jack was thinking that it would take some time before he forgot Geer. He had a photo of her nude ... Read Chapter

Chapter 5 Andy's preliminary move to bail up Greer for a chat was foiled by Jack requesting the grand tour so he walked off alongside... Read Chapter

Chapter 6 The remainder of that week flew and on Sunday evening Maggie, Andy and Jack were at the airport to farewell the Scottish tr... Read Chapter

Chapter 7 The tui landed with a brief whirl of wings and it thumped into the tree and settled on its usual branch, checking out the e... Read Chapter

Chapter 8 On Wednesday at 6:00 Jack, dressed in a black polo shirt, cream trousers and his favorite brown boaters, knocked on the doo... Read Chapter

Chapter 9 Gavin ordered the second bottle of Veuve Clicquot underneath the green and white striped awning of a waterfront cafin the V... Read Chapter

Chapter 10 In the courtyard of the suburban restaurant on a sunny day with a whispering wind and small white puffy clouds scrambling ... Read Chapter

Chapter 11 Exhausted from doing their normal work as well as advancing the new magazine, Maggie and Jack enjoyed being thrust back in... Read Chapter

Chapter 12 Maggie and Jack attended a cocktail party for new arrivals where he saw his new Australian friend entering; Jack steered A... Read Chapter

Chapter 13 The weeks flew by faster that flies heading for kitchen leftovers. The fact that there appeared to be no time to test the ... Read Chapter

Chapter 14 The magazine launch party was held at the special events stadium, with guests arriving with an air of expectancy. It had b... Read Chapter

Chapter 15 The day before Maggie's birthday Jack was at the airport just after dawn to meet the guests from Scotland. The reunion bet... Read Chapter

Chapter 16 Maggie returned from the wedding deliriously happy to be back with Jack, and spent that first night in his bed. A fortnigh... Read Chapter

Chapter 17 Mariner House at Piha had been awarded a dual crown - House of the Year (national architectural award) and House of the Ye... Read Chapter