All characters in this publication are fictitious and any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
Lucky Star (Out of her Time, #1)
Copyright © 2009 Odette C. Bell
Current cover art stock photos: Beautiful freckled girl © Sergey Pristyazhnyuk, Handsome young man © Nejron, Realistic planet © Merydolla, Sunset in alien planet © Frenta, Calligraphic design elements & page decor © S-e-r-g-o. Licensed from Dreamstime.
Previous cover art stock photos: Blue Smoke © Juan Morelis, Man with hat © Branislav Ostojic, Dark portrait © Branislav Ostojic, Earth from Space © Dean Neitman. Licensed from Dreamstime.
Odette C. Bell
I clamped my hands around my mouth and coughed into them. It muffled the sound, prevented it from ricocheting around the hanger and advertising our position like a firecracker on a coal black night.
Commander Hatch wouldn't let up though – he motioned me on with a strong flick of his hand. But when I didn't react immediately, too busy coughing up my lungs, he just looped one orange and black body-armored arm around my middle and pulled me forward.