"Uneasiness. It creeps in under the skin and closes its icy fingers around the heart’s tender arteries and pinches until the pulsating rhythm slows down, and then slowly, very slowly, the blood runs cold.
The mind has an uncanny way of prompting us to sit up and take notice when something is not quite right.
Gareth’s parents were bitter and angry. They were trapped in their heart wrenching denial and clung to the sadness like a tick clings to its host, drawing on its life force until, swollen and bloated, it capitulates and falls to the ground in a state of self-digesting gluttony."
Another Sunday morning reading alert! Chapter 19 of my book Four in the Morning has been published online :-)
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You can read Chapter 19 on Jukepop here: http://www.jukepop.com/home/read/6269?chapter=19&sl=537