But Elijah had his own tragic past. As his secrets unraveled, my world was thrown into turmoil once more.
I had to decide whether or not Elijah was worth the pain his past would bring and if I was strong enough to stand by his side and fight.
- Original Title:Crave
- Author:Teresa Mummert
- Rating:7.34 / 10
- Publisher:Published February 29th 2016 by Smashwords Edition
I stood on the thin ledge of my hotel’s roof as my heart pounded rapidly inside of my chest. Kicking my sandals off, I watched them flutter toward the ground below, disappearing into the darkness of the night as the concrete bit into my soles. I hoped I would be as lucky. I just wanted to fade into oblivion and out of existence like the others before me as they became a memory.
I inched forward slowly until my toes hung over the edge, freedom from the turmoil that plagued me within reach. Stretching my arms out to my sides, I braced for my disappearing act. I hoped my next life would be less cruel, one where the monsters remained inside of our heads and not outside of our doors clawing to get inside.
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