The Ballad of Calle and Maja — a short story
Calle wants a love relationship that will last, but so far he only managed one-night stands and brief amorous affairs.
Then one day, Calle hears that Maja has a crush on him. Maja is a beautiful woman. Calle's friends consider her to be too much of a flirt for him. Calle becomes unsure about whether to make a move for a date to ignore her amorous or flirtatious overture.
He remains however flattered and fascinated by Maja's crush and even becomes infatuated.
There is a problem, however. As Calle´s affection grows, the fear of failing becomes a reality. Obtaining Maja's love is now a matter of life and death. Calle bears psychological scars sustained after venturing on an online cat-fishing net that almost took him to the cleaners. He hadn't seen the warning signs. Calle was lonely, desperate, and vulnerable.
Calle finds the courage to ask Maja out, but the situation has changed. However, Calle remains hopeful. Will his hope aid him to obtain his wish of everlasting love? It will be a challenge to which Calle sets himself up.
Two Girls in a Cafe -- a short story
A young man becomes the subject of a contentious conversation between Felicity and Ruth. They have different impressions about the man´s character. The question is whether both girls have the right end of the stick. An intriguing short story with a twist - "Contemporary, witty, honest and ironic".
Binky´s Reverie -- A novelette that is about loneliness, friendship, misunderstandings, frustration, and unrequited love between a young West Indian man, Binky, and a young, beautiful Swedish woman, Linda. They first met in London, where friendship blossomed into moderate romantic moments, regular dating and kissing and cuddling, and much laughter and fun. Linda invites Binky to visit Sweden for a holiday. Binky hopes for them to go beyond kissing and hugging and develop a love relationship
|Publisher:||Lawrence G. Taylor|
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About the Author
I was born in Guyana, immigrated to England in the early 60s. Worked and studied in London, before taking up residence in Sweden, in the early 70s. Retired a few years ago and, after that, ran a mental health practice.
In the early 70s, I wrote stories, a four-act closet drama, a short novel, and an unfinished novel, and had spent two years nurturing the ambition to become an author of some repute. But the going was tough, and feelings of insecurity for the future. I got myself an education and profession.
I recently revised two short stories and two novellas that appear in the book, Strangers In Another Country, which is available as an e-book at Amazon. I have a Twitter account @lgt41 and a blog page: lgt41blog.com. I have a photography page: https://www.foap.com/community/profiles/lgt41
Today, 9th Dec. 2016, I published a novella, The Eternal Struggle:An Amorour Story. Kindly go to the book's blurb for details.
I sincerely hope you find my stories interesting!
Lawrence G. Taylor