Category Archives: Romance

‘In the back seat’ VII (conclusion)

“Nick, I’m disappointed in you. It’s not safe to drive with your seatbelt off. Let me help you with that.” Instantly the belt was around me and snapped into place. I drove with one eye on the rear view mirror … Continue reading

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‘In the back seat’ VI

Again I stood there in a stunned silence. His words weren’t exactly welcomed but I knew they were absolutely true. Like a drug addict, the mind goes on the defensive and looks for some way to maintain the addiction (even … Continue reading

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‘In the back seat’ V

I got out of the cab and scanned the darkness for my retreating lover. There was no sign of her anywhere. I was alone. Completely alone. I might have chalked it up to a serial delusion but I could still … Continue reading

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‘In the back seat’ IV

I pulled out of the fleet lot with the full weight of the previous night’s dalliance (and it’s related guilt), on my mind. My first few fares went without a hitch and I picked up some nice tips. Dispatch kept … Continue reading

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‘In the back seat’ III

There’s something about a man that can resist a woman’s charms that drives them crazy. It becomes a matter of pride to seduce them because they are more of a challenge. Honestly, I wasn’t trying to goad her into trying … Continue reading

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‘In the back seat’ II

Nervously I stuck my head into the front of the cab and inhaled with a shallow, cautious breath. No stink. No odor. Nothing but the ‘new car’ fragrance that maintenance uses to freshen them up once a week. The key … Continue reading

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‘In the back seat’ I

I’d fallen on hard times. There was an economic recession and all the money I’d spent on my four year degree was apparently for nothing. I was out of a job in my chosen field; and in the doghouse with … Continue reading

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