Deadbolts Ch. 18Deadbolts Ch. 18 in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Jade's hands were clenched into tight fists. "Why did you do that, Revis? You had no right to do that!"
"Actually, I did." He glanced over the top of her head to make sure no one was coming down the hall, then ushered her inside his room. His roommate, Benn, shouldn't be back for at least an hour, so that gave them some time. Revis hated to admit it, but he wanted this talk with Jade to be over with so he could go check on Vyra. He hadn't been to see her since last night, almost a full day. She must feel like he abandoned her.
"What makes you think that?" his sister screamed as soon as the door shut. "It's my business! Why do you always think you can butt into it?"
You don't know how big a favor I've done you, little sister. "You need someone else who understands your condition. I'm not saying you need someone else, because I know you can take care of yourself, but if the day comes when I'm not here anymore, I just want to know there'll be someone
Deadbolts Ch. 17Deadbolts Ch. 17 in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Casey laid awake that night, thinking about what Faze had said. And about Jade. The conversation in the hallway had sent him into spiral of emotions and he didn't know what to think.
Jade had never mentioned Faze, but he couldn't believe they'd ever been a couple. But there did seem to be a lot she was hiding. He felt guilty when he realized he was curious about what it could be. How did Faze know what she looked like underneath her hair? Had she shown him?
The thought caused jealousy to start boiling up inside him. Why would she tell Faze and not him? Maybe he was just overreacting. There could be a multitude of reasons to explain it. He couldn't jump to conclusionsat least not until he got some answers. Now he was really going to have to fight the urge to ask her about it. She would probably get mad if he did. But what could possibly be so wrong with her that she would want to hide it? He knew it was Jade's business and it wasn't his place to go poking around
Deadlocked - 1Deadlocked - 1 in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
"Yeah, yeah, his house is nice and crap," Nessa said, pressing her cell phone to her ear. She plunked her suitcase on top of the bed and sat next to it, crossing her legs. Her shorts rode up slightly and she tugged at them a little, though there was no one else around to see the skin.
"Is it, honey?" Amanda responded, sounding soft yet eager to know the details. "Tell me."
Nessa glanced around with mild exasperation at the room Ty had pronounced hers, the pictures of paintings on the walls that she'd completed when she was little, the bookshelf filled with her favorite books, the pink quilt stretched across the wooden-framed bed. She told her mother of the rustic feel to the cabin, how it was all made from cut wood and glass, and how it smelled of pine and was decorated with paintings and taxidermy.
She even gave Amanda a detailed description of the view from her bedroom window, which looked down a hill over the tops of the emerald trees and stretched out toward Yellowstone Park itself