Thorns by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Approx. 8,500 words.
Published on June 8, 2012 by
Shelton believes flowers save people, so he’s appalled when Ruth-Anne Grant demands he remove her name from his floral delivery list. The roses he spent his morning crafting came from her stalker. Shelton, embarrassed and frightened for her, gives her the stalker’s name, thinking his involvement will end there. Only it doesn’t. The police show up looking for his help to catch a murderer.