Remote Bliss by M. Cheryl Green
Approx. 9,390 words.
Published on November 8, 2009 by
Josiel Henry finally found solace from a violent past when she retired to a quiet isolated cottage in the country. Her seclusion is shattered when four bank robbers choose her home as a hideout in their escape from the law. Outnumbered and forced to fight for her life, she learns just how far she will go to save herself.