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Bad Karma and the Family Plan #53 (11.3) by Julie Lynn Hayes
I have to give Troy credit for never being at a loss for words in any given situation, even when faced with a rabid fan, such as Sarah Thorne. All right, maybe that’s an exaggeration. Sarah wasn’t quite that bad. Maybe not rabid but certainly adoring and most assuredly starstruck.
Ethan’s twin made it down the steps so fast, I was afraid she might have tripped.
“I am such a huge fan of yours,” she was saying. “I own every one of your
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Winter Haven’s Dyrpath: Chapter One by Cia Nordwell
The sound jolted me from sleep. I held my breath, my heart thudding against my chest as I stared up at the knotty pine of the roof above me. Silence and wind blowing in the trees, the odd creak of wood, then the whoosh of my trapped breath escaping me was all I heard. It couldn’t be out there. It must have been a sound my mind made up, a nightmare phantasm that sent sweat slicking my spine.
Still… I pushed aside my cover, climbing off my pallet and inching toward the window. The freezing air chilled my flesh beneath