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happily ever after, but there are others that end in tragedy. Mine has yet to be finished. My name is Elizabeth Kingston and this is where my story begins.
amazing job owning my own bakery, and a wonderful husband who I love and who loves me back. Never once did I have to worry about anything, at least, not until the texts started coming in. They always begin the same way … numbers that spell my nickname when read upside down.
can get home. My phone beeps with an incoming text and I look down at it and growl.
“You can’t be serious.” Staring back at me isn’t a text from Jake, but from Anonymous. Even though I deleted and blocked the number ninety days ago, I still recognize it.
my phone upside down, so she can see that the number spells out my name. Hereyes widen. “Wow, that’s cool you can type your name with numbers.”
counter. “About three months ago, I got texts from this exact same person.
Whoever it is likes to play games. I’m sick of it and I want them to leave me alone.” Taking a deep breath, I type out a reply.
correct, the ninety days was up yesterday. “No, but he has perfect timing. My ninety days ran up yesterday. I might need to run to the cell store and see if they can block it permanently.”
just want whoever it is to leave me alone.
uncomfortable. You need to leave me the hell alone. Don’t text, call, or try to contact me in any way. I’m happily married, and I want it to stay that way.
can block the number, another text comes through.
number and my phone drops onto the table. Vikki picks it up and reads the final text, her face growing pale.
every night before bedtime, usually Christmas carols.
and Deception. Her favorite genre to read and write is romantic
suspense, but if she got to choose a setting in which to live, it would be with her faeries in the Land of the Fae.