Category Archives: Chapter 14

Visitors

I freeze and Duke gives a low bark and a growl. Conor comes over to me and slips a hand into mine. Max goes to the door and slowly opens it. “Yes?” he says. I can’t see the person on … Continue reading

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Man’s best friend

The scream dies leaving an intense silence. The dog has lunged forward but not to attack, instead he is planting puppy kisses all over Conor. “What is it?” I ask. The mutt is large, easily the size of a Rottweiler … Continue reading

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A pie-crust promise

“Are they gone?” Max asks. They have come out of the shop and are watching me. I scrub at my face to stop the tears and nod. “He has something…” I can’t finish. “I heard,” Max says and puts his … Continue reading

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To catch a traitor…

We are no longer moving silently. I know that I would be able to track us just from the sound of our feet on the road. Still, when Aaron calls out again I’m shocked that they haven’t moved. I stop … Continue reading

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Too late…

The first thing I notice as we near where Max fell behind are voices. I recognise them. “I need to stay,” Max says. I stand a street away, the gone in my hand forgotten, Conor next to me as we … Continue reading

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