the love of two men – one a rough country boy, the other a wild city
boy – Anna’s
life becomes endangered when someone
follows Chris to his hideaway… someone
with deadly vengeance in their heart.
Secrets of the Heart...
Chris lifted my chin and wiped
away a tear with his
thumb. “Hey, what’s this?”
“Nothing,” I said and attempted to pull away.
He gave me his special smile full of love; the one
meant only for me, and then kissed me lightly on the lips. “Hey, kiddo,
I’ll be home for Christmas,” he said.
“Yeah, here with you where my heart is.” He
my hair, picked up his suitcase and let himself out. “Hey, I’ll bring
my Mom out this year,” he called from the car.
I stared down the road long after he had
disappeared from sight. Somehow I’d gotten in; broken through the wall
around his heart. I suspected I’d broken through a long time ago, but
didn’t know it. I’m one of the lucky few who will ever get that close.
So why did I have this feeling of dread whenever he left me?
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