Excerpt Seven

When they reached the front door, Khalid stopped and looked down at Stacy. She looked as though she was shrinking into herself. Khalid lightly ran the back of his hand down her cheek. Stacy looked up at him with a weak smile. “I am okay. I will be fine.” Khalid continued to stand there and … Continue reading Excerpt Seven

Excerpt Six

He pulled her to his chest and held her there. Stacy continued to rock back and forth and Khalid moved with her. She was trembling and to Khalid it seemed that she was holding her breath. Her eyes were fixed on something that he couldn’t see. Khalid whispered softly, “Stacy, I need you to breathe. … Continue reading Excerpt Six