“No.” She screamed when she heard the sharp popping upstairs then slumped at the bottom of the steps. There was no way she could go up. Even if it was Jeremy she couldn’t see…
There was thudding overhead. Rachel looked up the steps and Curtis came around the corner. There was a red line across one arm and his clothes were disheveled but he was fine.
“He’s dead Rachel.”
“Oh my God.” It was a three word prayer but God knew in her heart God had heard it. The armor dropped off of her heart and she looked up at Curtis coming down the steps.
You are reading A Face in the Shadow by Tiffany Colter.
Tiffany is a writer, speaker and writing career coach. She is a frequent contributor to print and online publications in addition to her regular marketing blog at http://www.writingcareercoach.com/
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