She stopped when she saw the shadow. Her gut tightened. Detective McCann had told her, Never take the same way twice. She considered turning back. He knows your routine; to avoid him, avoid routine. She had, mostly.
“I am not afraid!” Her words echoed. Footsteps echoed with them.
The cards said, BE MINE. One a week for a year, each with a pressed flower, no matter where she slept.
She turned quickly and crashed into a man. “Watch it,” he said, and walked on. She breathed relief, slowed, turned a corner, and crashed into another man.
He said, "be mine."
Christopher over 3 years ago
This is such an intriguing series, Melanie.
Drew Martyn over 3 years ago
Ooof! Actual shivers down my spine then. Brilliantly built up and portrayed.
D.M. over 3 years ago
GREAT ending here!
Neville Hunt over 3 years ago
Wow, what a scary ending! More please!
Melanie over 3 years ago
I'm am just so thrilled at the reception this story is getting. Thank you all, thank you very much.