They headed upstairs to the coffee bar and sat beside each other in high backed stools. Gabby was so nervous she didn’t dare reach for the sugar packets for fear he’d see her shaking hands. “Gabby isn’t it?” Alexander asked. How had he known her name? “You speak,...

When Santiago realized, he wasn’t going to make it as a professional musician, he went into sales and worked at Tower records for years, until the digital age took over and big chain record stores were as extinct as the car phone. “You need something, Gabby?” She...

Gabby hadn’t been inside her father’s office in years and not much had changed. His oversized mahogany desk looked like the aftermath of a windstorm - littered with vinyl records, CDs, and a mountain of paper. The wall lined with photos caught her attention; she hadn't...

Leaving the office in a rush, I don’t stop to say goodbye, but I’m surprised when I step outside and the sun is shining brightly. It’s blinding. I can’t see what’s in front of me. Suddenly I hear screaming and feel myself floating through the air....

Her tall, slender figure moved across the stage with grace, and her dark brown hair fell to her shoulders like waves of silk. Unable to look away, mesmerized by her almond-shaped eyes, she drew him in as she spoke her lines. The first time they rehearsed...