Chasing Freedom: Chapter 19 Teaser

Michael took a deep breath and leaned onto his desk. When he spoke, his determination relayed itself to the room in his low tones and slow speech. “I want you to do whatever it takes to make sure we get out of there alive. I am quite completely free of concern for the lives of… Continue reading Chasing Freedom: Chapter 19 Teaser

Chasing Freedom: Chapter 18 Teaser

As soon as she was alone with Alyssa, Hannah muttered, “You’d think a grown man could manage to flirt without acting like a twelve-year-old.” “You think he’s flirting?” Hannah chuckled, swapping out the coffee mugs and starting the second cup. “Oh, yes, he’s flirting. Did you see that shit-eating grin?” She snorted softly. “Well, let’s… Continue reading Chasing Freedom: Chapter 18 Teaser

Chasing Freedom: Chapter 17 Teaser

“It doesn’t matter to me if it’s Jon or Jonah that comes through this. What matters is that he has the chance to get the help he needs. I’m not smart enough to be a counselor or whatever. I’m smart enough to see when someone needs help, though. I’ll never leave anyone in that kind… Continue reading Chasing Freedom: Chapter 17 Teaser

Chasing Freedom: Chapter 16 Teaser

She gathered their plates and leaned over Jonah’s shoulder. She leaned in close enough her lips almost brushed his earlobe. “If you want to, consider our agreement expanded,” Alyssa whispered, careful to ensure that Joshua wouldn’t hear her. “Helping is helping, after all.” Jonah froze, sputtered, and turned slowly in his chair to face her.… Continue reading Chasing Freedom: Chapter 16 Teaser

Chasing Freedom: Chapter 15 Teaser

"Thank you, Alex,” Hannah said after [the table] was settled safely along the wall. “And I could have lifted it, but I appreciate not having to.” “Call me any time,” he winked, “Ma’am.” “Oh, you won’t like what I call you if you don’t stop calling me Ma’am,” she threatened with a laugh.   Remember,… Continue reading Chasing Freedom: Chapter 15 Teaser

Chasing Freedom: Chapter 14 Teaser

“You’re awfully calm for a man who has just agreed to engage in attempting to extort the people who invented the term,” Alexander remarked. “Oh, I don’t plan on using extortion, unless we have to. I’d much rather have a nice quiet business deal that ends with everyone parting peacefully.” “Not great odds on that,”… Continue reading Chasing Freedom: Chapter 14 Teaser

Chasing Freedom: Chapter 13 Teaser

“Give me your hand,” Thomas said, seeing Jon’s hesitance. He didn’t wait but lifted Jon’s hand instead. “Make a fist.” When Jon had closed his fingers, Thomas bumped his fist against Jon’s and smiled. “There, now we’re family.” Jon looked at his hand as if he were waiting for it to wither. “Family?” “Yep. There’s… Continue reading Chasing Freedom: Chapter 13 Teaser

Chasing Freedom: Chapter 9 Teaser

Alyssa missed her quiet mornings where she went for her run before having to face the world.  When this was over, she was taking a vacation, maybe to northern Alaska, in winter, so she wouldn’t have to have mornings for a few weeks. “Grumpy?” he smirked at her.  He didn’t look grumpy.  He looked like… Continue reading Chasing Freedom: Chapter 9 Teaser

Chasing Freedom : Chapter 8 teaser!

“That’s right, and he’s not going to do anything! He’s going to go home and go to college, and have a normal life! Diana took that option away from me, and my brother, and who knows who else. I’m not letting you do the ….” His voice choked and he looked like someone had just… Continue reading Chasing Freedom : Chapter 8 teaser!

Chasing Freedom : CH 5 Preview

Alyssa realized he was playing with her and didn’t know how to handle that idea.  His hobby seemed to be pushing buttons.  He really enjoyed pushing her buttons.  “I kind of liked the way he pushes my buttons,” Alyssa thought to herself.  The thought made her smile. “Oh? What was that?” he asked. “Oh, uh,… Continue reading Chasing Freedom : CH 5 Preview