By Philip Ardagh; Tig Sutton
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She let me go and gave Owen a hug too. " "Of course," he said, then extended his hand to Mark. " I saw Mom looking out the windows, where to my surprise Fort Lauderdale's coastline was moving smoothly away from us though I hadn't noticed we'd departed, and waved her over. She'd met Owen a few weeks ago at her birthday party, so he didn't have to face meeting anyone new, and she'd adored him because he was solid and stable and reliable, calling him the 'perfect catch' so many times it started to annoy me.
You're freezing, aren't you? " He began shrugging out of his jacket. " While I was cold, the shiver had come from deep inside me and I didn't much want to think about why. "I can't let my almost-sister turn into an ice cube. " He'd always been such a sweet chivalrous guy, and I couldn't resist. I slipped my arms into the jacket as he held it out for me, then zipped myself into it. When the neckline closed against my throat, I caught the scent of his cologne, the same leather-and-sandalwood one he'd always used, and felt the heat of his body trapped in the fabric, and for the first time in my life I truly felt my knees go weak as the past rushed in.
Linda rolled her eyes. "Austin, honestly. " "God, I hope not," he said. " It hit me, horribly, that he didn't remember my name. Name. I turned to Owen, trying not to flinch at the shock and anger in his eyes. I hadn't done anything wrong, to him anyhow. " I managed. "Oh, it's just Owen being silly, Mel," Linda said. "When Austin was born Owen was hugely into cars and when he heard the baby's name he thought I was buying an Aston Martin car. " She chuckled. " "Of course not. " Owen sounded like his voice was clenching its fists.
All at sea by Philip Ardagh; Tig Sutton