Christmas chapter: Seeking Safety

2018-Chrsitmas tree topper[This became Chapter Four of the novel Emily & Hilda. Free on Smashwords through New Year’s Day. Enjoy!]

“I am so glad you agreed to stay through Christmas,” Linda Rathburn said, as Hilda handed her the angel topper for the Christmas tree. An early snowfall in mid-December had put everyone in a holiday mood. Linda climbed down and reached for her hot apple cider on the table.
“I have to admit, this has been a safer and friendlier place to wait than anywhere else. You and Joe have been wonderful.” Continue reading