Chapter Eleven (part two)

The magazine landed with an alarming slap against the Formica tabletop, startling the family members who were seated around it eating breakfast. Katy's forkful of scrambled eggs halted midway to her mouth as she studied the cover of the tabloid laid out before her. When she lifted her rid-rimmed, puffy eyes to look at Ben … Continue reading Chapter Eleven (part two)


Chapter Eleven (part one)

A hand on the small of his back, a whiskered cheek against his skin, a pair of lips pressed to his temple, a voice crooning, "Wake up, handsome..." These were the comforting sensations that Ben awoke to as Travis stood over him, rousing him from his listless slumber with a gentle nudge. For once, the … Continue reading Chapter Eleven (part one)