The Other Hand Outstretched – Katriona Angel
9600 words Mystery / Romance
Andrew Gray takes a job at a chemical firm only to discover tensions are seething just beneath the surface, but with espionage and false identities who if anyone can he trust?
The train carriages were comfortable, but the seats were arranged so that no more than four people could fit. Andrew Gray slid open the last door in the aisle and smiled at the man and woman already seated there. He knew the man as the Head of Science Affairs, but he didn’t know the young woman. The pair of them ceased whatever conversation they were having, but only the woman smiled as he sat down. A faint scent of carnations reached him. He looked again, but the difference between the older man and young woman remained as stark as before.