Franklin doesn’t know the meaning of home. On the run since her teens, Evie’s
whole life is built around a quick exit. After a violent attack leaves her
vulnerable, Evie’s forced to rely on the only man who makes her wish she could
Falco knew Evie was hiding something. The talented, beautiful hacker was a
puzzle Luc wanted to solve. Raised in a loving, close knit family, he’s always
known what’s he’s been looking for. But no woman has ever come close.
door. I sat back, opening my arms in a welcoming gesture.
“Sawyer’s been digging up her past. There’s nothing. Literally nothing.”
one of my analysts doing that without my permission?”
You ever hear about her past? No. She deflects. All the fucking time. She
pushes you away. She keeps people at arm’s length, she–”
douchebag.” Pax leaned forward. “You’re into her. I’ve been distracted, but I’m
not blind. Don’t bullshit a bullshitter. If you try to tell me you’re not into
her, then you’re a fucking idiot and I’ll take you outside.”
with one hand.
disturbing.” He held it up. The dolls genitals were melted, its mouth covered
by duct tape.
picture. That’s dangerous.”
The words tasted like sawdust. “London.”
know the name of the company?”
my handset, leaving it on loudspeaker.
for in London.”
are no visa applications either.”
leaving the country.”
her leaving? Too coincidental.”
do anything but run.”
she runs. Or two, you tell her and she stays. Either way, you need to tell her.
Learn from my mistakes. Don’t keep her in the dark.”
mid-air, sending me a shit-eating grin.
Mumma. Tea-Swilling Author.
Kim is an introvert who loves writing about fierce women and the men
who love them. Her favourite kind of story is the one where Red Riding Hood
Kim writes political thrillers, romance and everything in between. She’s been
an event coordinator, bar manager, shop assistant and an intern too many times
to count. These days, she works part-time while writing the kind
of stories she loves to read.
Kim is a transplant to Canberra where she lives with her husband and their
sausage dog in their house full of books.