Ripped from her New York City home and world-famous career, Charlene finds herself stuck with a partner not of choosing for six months in a Michigan village. Enduring his boorish behavior, she’s enchanted with a precocious little boy, an elderly cat, and rediscovers a forgotten hobby. And then, the news she feared most arrives.
Can she overcome the harm that’s been done and find love in a new beginning?
He rammed into her with everything he had, grabbing at her left arm, twisting the expensive watch off her arm, as she pitched forward. Hearing a sickening thud as her head hit the cement casing, a crack as her left shoulder and arm jammed into the cement steps, he took off running.
Sheets of music, sliding out of the shoulder bag, fluttered in the breeze, then scattered down the street. Milk flowed down a step and mingled with scattered oranges.
As he ran, he felt a second’s worth of guilt that she’d gotten injured but brushed it aside.
No one would ever know, and tonight, there’d be a celebration as he became the newest member of the gang that thrived on small-time but profitable robberies.
Cover design by
Sharpened Pencils Productions LLC
Read Kat Henry Doran’s 5-star rating on Wild Women Reviews.