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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 30

INDEX   asr stroked khushi’s cheek distractedly as she lay among the crisp white sheets of the sprawling bed in the hotel room. they were both winded by all that had happened that day. he’d been sitting with her on his lap, holding her, gently nuzzling, letting a sense of calm return for they both needed it badly. without realising, they’d moved and settled into the comfort of the fluffy pillows, the plush mattress and the layers of fine egyptian…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 29

INDEX   “khushi?” asr stared at the girl in his arms tears beginning to stream down her cheeks. “what’s the matter… don’t cry like that…” his voice grew urgent, “i didn’t mean to hurt you, i was worried… are you upset about what i said… you know i didn’t mean that, you know…” “i know you didn’t mean it,” khushi said and looked up at him, then with a sob, she started weeping again. “enough!” he spat out sharply through…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 28

INDEX   khushi sat head bent before devi maiyya. something inside her trembled even now. why was he so angry with her? and what was it she had felt as he had hauled her to him, his arms unyielding around her even as he shouted and berated her? khushi closed her eyes remembering the heat of his breath on her face, the fury emanating. she had felt bludgeoned by it, almost physically hit. perhaps when she decided to go to…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 27

INDEX   akash came tripping lightly down the stairs humming a song to himself. “don’t you love her madly… don’t you need her badly…” he could hold a tune well and in college he was always the one chosen to sing whenever the need arose. shyly pushing back his glasses on his nose he’d sing obligingly, never one to fuss or demand attention. “don’t you love her waaayyys,” he let his voice lengthen the note enjoying its essence… he did…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 26

INDEX   hemangini raizada had a beautiful presence and wherever she went, an aura of grace seemed to follow. there were fewer and fewer people like her it seemed to many that met her, in her a sense of a time that had a richness beyond what mere money can buy. she came with her unguarded smile and trays laden with gifts and blessings, along with her family, to ask for payal and khushi’s hand in marriage with her two…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 25

INDEX   it was six in the morning, dewdrops glistened on the leaves, asr stood by the poolside, deep furrows on his forehead, a troubled look in his eyes. he had not been able to sleep, restless through the night; then finally, at around five thirty he had gone and splashed cold water on his face trying to dispel the unsettling feeling. it hadn’t worked. so he’d walked over to the kitchen and made himself a cup of strong black…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: prologue

INDEX   paper scrunched up, crumpled into little balls, was strewn all across the carpeted gray office floor. the clock showed 12 midnight. silence all around. not a soul in the office. other than the man sitting there with his elbows on the desk, holding his head in his hands. arnav singh raizada was feeling restless. a terrible restlessness that wouldn’t let him be. he couldn’t think clearly, couldn’t concentrate, couldn’t turn it off and get on with what needed…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 24

INDEX   khushi sat in front of devi maiyya, her heart was restless, an unstoppable refrain of unsettling thoughts in it, a strange disquiet. some of it to do with shyam ji and suddenly seeing him here. why did he want his car painted black? but really it was something she had felt she’d heard or sensed in arnav ji’s voice that kept touching nerve ends. plucking at them. resonating. “i’ll come…” that’s all he had said. did he say…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 23

INDEX   he held her close to him, his arms tight around her. he wanted her there, just like that for a while. everything was spiraling into chaos within. he had to tell di… it would shatter her. again. this world never stopped being cruel… nothing good ever lasted. he’d give anything to see di happy. anything. but how could he turn a cheat into a faithful loving husband. husband. pati. some even said pati dev… god. he flinched at…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 7

INDEX   he frowned at the laptop screen. back of his mind a tick. somehow his concentration was not there one hundred. he pursed his lips and went back to the work at hand. coffee, he needed a cup of hot black coffee, fairly bitter. always worked. he reached for the phone. “asr,” lavanya stood at his door, pouting. she was looking good as usual, he liked that. at no time of day, evening, or night was la to be…

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