Authors in the Sun – Aphrodite’s Rock by Ali Isaac

Sally Cronin has very kindly featured my short story, Aphrodite’s Rock, on her blog today… thank you Sally!

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Absolutely delighted to welcome author Ali Isaac and her short story Aphrodite’s Rock that she has written specifically for Authors in the Sun. You can find out more about Ali and her books and blog at the end of the story. Enjoy the sunshine……

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Aphrodite’s Rock

“It’s just as splendid as I remember,” she says with a sigh, a rare smile playing on her lips. “Thank you. I never thought I’d see it again.”

I gaze at the rock; although the sea is calm, water foams and gnaws at its base. Here, they say, Aphrodite, Goddess of Love was born, and the magic of the moment is so intense, I half believe it.

The evening sun bathes the scene in soft gold, and we hang there between sea and sky, crying gulls and the ocean’s soft murmur filling our ears as we rock in our cradle-like boat, and drift with…

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