It’s been years since I’ve been back in this small town of West Virginia for more than a day or two. Spending time here brings back a lot of fond memories. When I stopped by an old friend’s bar, I was expecting to grab a drink and catch up. What I didn’t expect was her.
We share an undeniable attraction, but we continue to fight it.
Until one night in Vegas changes everything.
- Original Title:Hey, Whiskey
- Author:Kaylee Ryan
- Rating:8.9 / 10
Sitting on the edge of the mattress, I survey the room. Boxes neatly labeled surround me. I saved this room for the end; I didn’t know how to let her go. I still don’t. The pain in my chest from losing her is unbearable. She was the only family I ever knew. My phone rings from its place on the dresser; I stand, rushing to grab it before it goes to voice mail.
“Hello,” I say my voice rough from tears.
I sigh at the sound of my best friend’s voice. “Hey, Tara,” I greet her.
“You should have let me come over and help you,” she scolds me.
“I’m good, really. It’s just so final, you know?”
“Yeah, are you sure you want to do this? This is a big decision, and it’s only been a month.”
One month—thirty days since the only mother figure I’ve ever known passed away. Elaine Phelps saved me fr...