Killer Temptations: All In The Family (Vol 3: The Killer Temptations Series)
Copyright © 2012 Danity O’Shae
Author Danity O’Shae
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18 years later…
I recognized the footsteps and knew before they entered my room from the hall that Maria was coming to check on me. She’d never let me out of her sight for long, and now even on my eighteenth birthday her wrinkled features showed concern as her reflection joined mine in the vanity mirror. My round brown eyes met hers and no words were needed. She saw the worn photo clasped between my fingers, her hands settling gently on my shoulders before she planted a kiss on the top of my head.