The day of the storm Author:Rosamunde Pilcher Who was he? A door slammed, footsteps ran, and the next moment a man appeared, banging the door open and shut against the icy wind. Rebecca heard him say "hello ernie. I think there's parcel here for me. From London." — For the life of her, Rebecca could not remember where she had heard that voice before, nor why she knew it so well. She wat... more »ched the door, waiting for him to reappear. When he did, and he saw her for the first time, he stopped dead, holding the parcel in front of him like an offering. In his dark eyes was a flicker of puzzelment, and then recognition. He began to smile. "Good God!"
Rebecca stood open-mouthed, feeling obscurely that someone had played her a mean and unfair trick. If ever she was in need of a friend it was at this moment, and yet fate had chosen to send her, possibly, the last person on earth she ever wanted to see again....« less