Saturday, 18 April 2015

P. S. I Love You

My theme for this year's A to Z Challenge is A Reader's Take, where everyday I will be picking out a novel title corresponding to that day's letter and write my post based on it. To make it more challenging, I have decided to write a serial story. The novel I have selected for today is 'P. S. I Love You'


Leave Me Never

Chapter 16

(Find the series index here)

Ayaan walked in mindless circles, his anger pushing him all the time. The feeling was so strong that he couldn't think clearly. He wanted to find Sameer and kill him. He couldn't rest till he had Sameer’s blood on his hands. He had wanted to go straight to his home but Shruthi had told him that he had disappeared after their mom’s death. She had no clue where he was. Ayaan was skeptical. If she had hid the truth once, she could hide it again. He wasn't going to believe her now, no matter what justification she gave for her actions. It was because of her that Kayra was suffering today.

Kayra! The name pierced through the haze of anger into his rational mind. The more he thought about her, the faster his anger drained, only to be replaced by hurt. Poor girl! He had blamed her all these years for ditching him and running away. He had held her responsible for the turmoil in his mind. But what she must have been through had never crossed his mind! He felt ashamed of himself. He had run away too, hadn't he? He should have stayed, pursued her till she told him the truth. But he hadn't. In a fit of anger and hurt, he had left without trying to find out anything. Pain seized him hard.

He wondered where she was! Was she fine? A shudder ran through him as he thought of other possibilities. No he wouldn't think anything bad. He had failed her once but he wasn't going to repeat the same mistake again. He had to focus. ‘First things first’ he told himself. Shruthi had said that she had tried to find Kayra but she hadn't tried enough. Ayaan drew out his iPhone from his pocket and scrolled through the contact list till he found the one he was looking for – Jason. Jason was a friend and a client who ran a private detective agency. ‘He is the guy’ Ayaan thought as he explained Jason the tasks. He needed Jason to find two people as soon as possible. Though he wanted to go find Sameer first and teach the bastard a lesson, he asked Jason to find Kayra first. “Don’t worry about money. Just find her soon. Please?” his voice broke on the last word. Jason assured him he would give his best and asked him to mail the photographs and details of the concerned people before disconnecting the call.

Ayaan stood there, gazing at the sky. For the millionth time he wondered where Kayra would be. How he wished she had told him the truth instead of running away! “No matter where you are hiding, I will find you Kayra” he said aloud. “Because I Love You” There! He had said it finally. Some people turned and threw weird glances at him but he didn't care. All that mattered at the moment was finding his love and making sure she was alright. Once that was done, he would never let her go!



To be continued...

About today's novel: P. S. I Love You is a novel by Cecelia Ahern. Holly couldn't live without her husband Gerry, until the day she had to. They were the kind of young couple who could finish each other's sentences. When Gerry succumbs to a terminal illness and dies, 30-year-old Holly is set adrift, unable to pick up the pieces. But with the help of a series of letters her husband left her before he died and a little nudging from an eccentric assortment of family and friends, she learns to laugh, overcome her fears, and discover a world she never knew existed.

PS: Linking this post to A to Z Challenge 2015. If you are participating too, please leave a link to your blog in the comments, so that I can visit you :)


Until the next post,
Keep Smiling :)

Love,
Swathi :)

60 comments:

  1. Lovely piece of writing Swathi! I am so glad Ayaan took the much needed step to find Kayra :) I'm being optimistic as I wait to find out more.

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  2. P.S I love you is only a beautiful book but a beautiful movie...i cried throughout!!! even after reading the book

    I hope he finds kayra...they need to clear so many things!

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    1. *not only a beautiful book but also.. typo;-P

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    2. I haven't watched the movie yet but I love the book :)

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  3. Great post and yes, I can see hope now. May their paths cross again..
    Swathi - the story is progressing beautifully. You are a story teller :)

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    1. Thank you so much Parul :) This comment made my day :)

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  4. Though I am not participating in any contest, but would like to give you a comment here and would also be glad if you can visit my blog (www.commentaryofheart.blogspot.com)

    Nice interplay of multiple characters in a short tale, that is about the journey of mind when the heart is in love ;)

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    1. Thank you Amarnath :) Will visit your blog for sure :)

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  5. I can't wait to read the post where Ayaan & Kayra come face to face. I have heard so much about this book/movie, never got a chance to check it out. Will make a note now.
    *Shantala @ ShanayaTales*

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    1. You should read it Shantala :) It's very good :)

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  6. Oh glad that Ayaan still loves Kayra. Now I hope that he finds her. But will he accept her son? Waiting to read more next week :)

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    1. So many questions :P Hope you got the answers ;)

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  7. Superb! That's half the problem solved. Waiting for more... eagerly and impatiently ;)

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  8. *sniffles* I can see we're approaching a happy end (or so I hope). Can't wait for more!
    My link: http://www.devikafernando.com/blog/blogging-from-a-to-z-challenge-letter-p-perfect-partner

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  9. Yayyyyyyy! Finally he knew!

    I hope he finds her soon :)

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  10. What they call Book 2 in a novel now begins:)

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  11. Well done. Of course, we don't know how much time has passed since he saw her. She could have moved on, found someone else. But, that's another story.

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    1. It's been 7 years Francene. And about her moving on, it's been covered in the previous chapters :)

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  12. Fast paced narrative and well weaved story. Though reading few chapters, I can make out. Love make us do things. Post the challenge, will read everything in order, Swathi:)

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    1. Hope you have read all the posts by now ;) Waiting for your feedback Vishal :)

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  13. He still doesn't know about Ansh, can't wait to see how it goes. Lovely

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  14. I'm waiting for the moment when she'll right before his eyes..!!
    You are one amazing writer Swathi!

    Cheers

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  15. Oh, ou bring out his emotions so well Swathi - I am so cheering for Ayaan and hope he will find her, and that they will have a happy ever after:-) gotta love this guy

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  17. Lovely Write up Swathi...

    http://northeasternbeauty.blogspot.in/

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  18. Heart Aches to see two persons so much in love yet away from each other!! Please bring them together soon!

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  19. I am glad that Ayaan admits to loving Kayra and to finding her. However, what will happen when he finds out about the other truth about her?! ;) You are a natural storyteller Swathi! :) <3

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  20. I like the way the story is taking shape...wanna read more.

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  21. I love the way Ayaan had taken steps to find Kayra. Waiting for the next chapter... :)

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  22. That's some wonderful writing in there Swathi. I am enjoying the story.

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  23. I can't wait for him to find her... as usual waiting for me. :)

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  24. it's such a beautiful book. Lovely job with the post!! So happy to be back here.

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    1. Thank you Sunday Visitor :) Welcome back :D

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  25. Wonderful! Loved the quote at the end, so apt!

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  26. Feel so sad for Ayaan! Hope he finds Kayra soon!

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  27. A detective! You really know how to spice things up :) Waiting for the happy ending now!

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  28. Love the way story is going. Can't wait to read more! :)

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  29. So the new interesting part has come with the arrival of the detective in the scene :)

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    1. Yes, that's the plan ;) Hope you will like it :)

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