Genre: Romantic Suspense
one moment, my entire life was ripped away from me. I ignored the
warning signs until it was too late. Until I became the victim.
He took my life away from me; my freedom, my courage. I’ve lived my life in debilitating fear since that fateful day.
He was there the day it all went down, and he’s been by my side ever since. He’s been the only thing that’s kept me going.
He’s my best friend, but he wants more. I’m terrified to lose him. I’m terrified he’ll leave.
One tried to kill me.
One brought me back to life.
I’ll never be the same person again–that girl died when the match was dropped. Too much has already been stolen from me.
It’s time to take back what’s mine.
knew deep down inside there was a possibility he would take it to that dark
place, I just never admitted it aloud. I knew if I did, it would become real
and I had been living in my own lie for so long; I didn’t want to believe it.
isn’t until I smell the gasoline that I know we are at a point of no return.
are you doing?” I sputter out, gasping for breath. My ribs ache, and I
have a splitting headache. I am blinking rapidly in an attempt to gain my
bearings. I can feel the cold, hard concrete beneath me and I realize I am
lying on the ground outside. The wind stings my face, sending goose bumps
throughout my entire body.
begins to accelerate through my bones at a rapid rate. I can feel my heart
beating ferociously against my chest.
still blinking continuously, hoping this is all just a bad dream.
should have listened, Bryce. You never listen.”
rack my brain quickly trying to remember what, if anything I did wrong this
time. That’s when Tyson’s face pops into my head. Tyson was going to be my
accomplice tonight. He didn’t know it, but he was going to help me escape this
hell I’ve been confined in for the past couple of years.
my inner voice scolds me. The same voice that has held me frozen in fear in our
relationship for the past two years.
looking up at Robbie, and I don’t even recognize him. His eyes are cold and
dark, his expression blank.
when I see the match. He flicks it across the back of the holder and a flame
No! Please!” I’m squirming around, but excruciating pain is shooting
throughout my entire body.
remember Bryce, you did this to yourself.”
then he drops the match.
Pakseresht has always been a dreamer, from the first time she opened her eyes.
Creating worlds through words is one thing she is truly talented at. She
specializes in Young adult/New adult romance, horror, action, fantasy, and
non-fiction under the pen name Kira Adams.
the author of the Infinite Love series, the Foundation series, the Darkness
Falls series, and the Looking Glass series.