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September 27, 2013
‘I got a job!’ Nik gave me a what the hell look as he turned from the cooker. ‘A job? You don’t need a job.’  ‘No, I don’t need it,…
September 27, 2013
July 18, 2013
I came home from a long shift to find the flat smelling deliciously of baked goods. Music played softly from the TV, and Geir’s laughter could be heard from the…
July 18, 2013
June 16, 2013
‘I just outed us to Ben,’ I said as soon as Thomas closed the bedroom door after him.  He turned to me, eyebrows raised in question.  ‘He came asking if…
June 16, 2013
April 16, 2013
Nik all but vibrated as he sat down across from me at TGI Fridays. It had become our go-to place whenever we went out to eat. ‘So how was your…
April 16, 2013
March 16, 2013
Ben wasn’t answering his phone, and while this wasn’t exactly out of the ordinary… it worried me now. He’d been out of sort for weeks and I’d tried calling him…
March 16, 2013
March 2, 2013
I coughed blood as I rolled over onto my stomach. It dripped from my mouth and lips and I spat it out, not caring that it would stain. That old…
March 2, 2013
February 16, 2013
I hadn’t expected to meet a handsome guy the moment I arrived at Alex’s—but that’s exactly what I did. Viktor was lounging on the sofa with Leo, Alex’s older brother,…
February 16, 2013
December 24, 2012
After three beers I finally felt like I could face unwrapping Geir’s present. Nik had shown up at my door with it yesterday, wishing me a happy Christmas all cheerfully.…
December 24, 2012
December 23, 2012
I’d never liked kissing before now. Because with him… it wasn’t bad at all. He pushed me up against the wall and the whole length of his body pressed up…
December 23, 2012
August 16, 2012
Nik wasn’t his usual chipper self and it was… disconcerting.  ‘What’s wrong?’ I asked eventually, somewhat hesitant.  I’d never seen him like this before and I had a sudden intense…
August 16, 2012
August 15, 2012
Telling lies was a natural state for me. I’d been telling people lies for as long as I could remember.  But some things couldn’t be lied about anymore.  Not now…
August 15, 2012
March 3, 2012
‘Happy birthday, babe.’  I moaned as his weight left me, not at all happy not to feel him on top of me any longer.  ‘If you want to make this…
March 3, 2012
February 1, 2012
After the bashing that could’ve ended a lot worse than it ended up doing, I saw a therapist a few times a month. She wanted to put me on antidepressants—and…
February 1, 2012
November 25, 2011
I stared around Alex’s room, which was… empty. The furniture was there, but nothing else. No school bag, no books, no clutter. It was all gone. What the fuck?  I’d…
November 25, 2011
November 17, 2011
I struggled with everything I had against the arsehole’s grip on me, but to no avail. He was bigger and stronger and I didn’t stand a chance.  All I could…
November 17, 2011
September 13, 2011
Me: Where r u? G said u never showed up for class.  Alex: I’m at home.  Me: Why?  Alex: My parents were home.  Me: They weren’t happy u stayed out…
September 13, 2011
September 9, 2011
‘I wish I’d seen the signs,’ my sister once said. ‘I wish I’d seen them for what they were before he died, rather than recognise them once he was dead.’ …
September 9, 2011
May 9, 2010
The flat was quiet and empty. I hung up my jacket and toes out of my shoes before I ventured further inside, looking for my men. They had to be…
May 9, 2010
March 17, 2010
I sat on the sofa twiddling my thumbs as I waited for Kristian to get home. As soon as I’d come home earlier, I’d told him about Jonathan and he’d been…
March 17, 2010
January 30, 2010
The atmosphere was tense as Jonathan left. I should focus on the fact Kristian was in contact with Anna, but thanks to Jonathan’s parting remarking I couldn’t fucking stop thinking…
January 30, 2010
December 31, 2009
Kristian and I collided in the doorway purely by accident. We grabbed onto each other to keep us both afoot, then stood there awkwardly for a second just blinking and…
December 31, 2009
December 29, 2009
‘That’s the last of it.’ I put the last of our suitcases down in the hall, then stripped out of my thick jacket and boots. ‘Want something to drink?’  ‘A…
December 29, 2009
December 24, 2009
The thing about being used to sleeping both with and next to someone is that it’s damn hard to go to sleep when you’re all alone in the bed.  The…
December 24, 2009
March 9, 2009
I had one goal in mind and that was to get laid. Nik had already lost his virginity three times over—and now it was my turn. If Nik had only…
March 9, 2009
February 7, 2009
I was going to kill Varg. Really, I would. Where the hell did he get off thinking he could have sex in a tiny cabin in the bed right next…
February 7, 2009
December 22, 2008
Spending Christmas with Silver’s parents had been something new and exciting—until they opened the door all smiles to find both their children, and how both smiles instantly fell when they…
December 22, 2008
August 1, 2008
‘Flowers?’ I cast a sceptical glance at Silver. ‘Not flowers.’ He pointed in exasperation. ‘Roses.’ ‘Why roses?’ I couldn’t believe I was standing in a flower shop with my best…
August 1, 2008
June 9, 2008
Having two boyfriends were all well and good—except when I hadn’t told my parents about the addition of my second boyfriend. So now here I was, with my mother sitting…
June 9, 2008
April 21, 2008
I woke to something that had never happened before.  Damian was pressed up against me, which wasn’t all that unusual. Though he wasn’t normally a big fan of cuddling, he…
April 21, 2008
February 14, 2008
‘Do you know what day it is today?’ I tilted my head to the side and up so I could look at Josh. ‘Thursday?’ His tentative smile disappeared—to be replaced…
February 14, 2008
August 8, 2007
I saw it happen out of the corner of my eye.  A car came screeching around the corner, and then a bloke in a big, hooded jumper stepped right out…
August 8, 2007
March 30, 2007
I glared at the car parked outside of our shabby flat. Mum was entertaining again? Couldn’t she stay alone for a single day before pulling someone new? It wasn’t like…
March 30, 2007