" When it comes to Authors, We may hide ourselves from others but within our pages, our true souls emerge." - Nicole Hill
Friday, April 27, 2012
" Don't ever come near me again! " Teaser from Legacy Forgotten by Nicole Hill
Ailis awoke with someone banging
on her door. She didn't even remember getting into bed. She ran down
stairs and opened the door to a very agitated Collin. “
have you been?!” He
do you mean? Ailis
“I came home and went to bed.” She
stared at her like she was a stranger. “Ailis,” Collin
was two days ago.”
“What are you talking about?”
heaved a sigh. “Ailis,
what day was it that we found the last body?”
a stupid question” she
turned around and picked up the paper from the porch and showed it to
is Wednesday.” He
Ailis stared at the paper
numbly for a few minutes and then started laughing.
thought she had lost it. “Are
you all right Ailis? I don't see what is so funny.”
just remembered that when I got home I just was thinking that I was
so tired that I could sleep for two days. Well I guess I really was
that tired.” She
finished with a giggle.
Collin chuckled a little and then
pulled Ailis into his embrace. She hugged him back stiffly at first
but then relaxed. Collin had always been there for her and in his own
way she supposed that he loved her. She just wasn't sure how she felt
about him. “I'm
sorry that you were worried Collin.” Ailis
said against his chest.
scared the hell out of me. You didn't even answer your
phone.” Collin held her face in his hands and tilted her face to his. He
stared into her eyes. “I
don't know what I'll do if anything were to happen to you.” He
stated. Then his lips were on hers.
Ailis didn't know what to do. In
the next moment, she felt a swell of rage that she knew could only
come from one place. Ailis backed up breaking the contact.
Collin looked confused.
“Ailis”he started sounding hurt. But she stopped him.
Collin this is not the best time. You have just succeeded in
completely confusing me and I just need some time right now.” Collin
looked hurt for minute and then he backed out the door and turned to
leave. He stopped midway and turned back to her.
know I love you Ailis. I would be good to you. You know that don't
Ailis could only shake her head. “Good” he
said with a smile.
“Take your time.” And
then he left.
Ailis could not even think. What had just happened? She
knew Collin had feelings for her but she had never led him on. She
didn't want to hurt him but she just didn't think of him like that.
And Kenneth, She was so furious with him that she could barely
contain herself. “Where
are you?! You had no right to interfere with my life.” She
mentally yelled at him. Kenneth did not answer. “Fine
then, ignore me. Don't ever come near me again.” She