Breach Point Chapter One

My lungs were on fire, my body aching with every step, and all I wanted to do was collapse into a puddle on the ground. Every breath I pulled felt like sweet agony, but I didn’t stop.  Anyone who ever said that they liked running was a liar. Still, I pushed myself...

Ground Zero Chapter One

“When was the last time you even got laid?”  Intentionally ignoring the bug in my ear, I sucked down most of the juice pouch in one gulp, relishing the burn as it hit my stomach. The only good thing about being stuck in the Rockabilly’s roller rink in the middle of...

Below the Line Chapter One

I gave up on trying to keep him out after he broke the fourth lock on my door, and it wouldn’t shut right until he fixed it after his next visit in the middle of the night.  It was useless, and Logan Pierce knew it.  Hell, he knew every inch of my body better than I...

Break it Down Chapter One

The day I buried my brother was the worst day of my life. Worse than when our father died from cancer, or when Mom died from her heart breaking, literally.  At least when they died, I had Kevin there to hold my hand and tell me everything would be okay. But when they...

Bite the Bullet Chapter One

My lungs were on fire, my body aching with every step, and all I wanted to do was collapse into a puddle on the ground. Every breath I pulled felt like sweet agony, but I didn’t stop.  Anyone who ever said that they liked running was a liar. Still, I pushed myself...

Boots on the Ground Chapter One

Before salsa slipped off my taco, I shoved the entire thing in my mouth and groaned with pleasure.  It’s better than sex. Almost. Dishes clanged together, cooks hollered, and waitresses talked shit about the people treating them like crap, and I couldn’t think of a...