By Leah Clifford
Eden did not anticipate Az.
Not his saunter down the seashore towards her. no longer his unimaginable pick-up line. now not the moment, indisputable connection. and never his wings.
So lengthy, happily-ever-after.
Now trapped among lifestyles and demise, cursed to unfold chaos along with her each contact, Eden may be the key within the everlasting fight among heaven and hell. All simply because she gave her middle to 1 of the Fallen, an angel forged out of heaven.
She might lose every little thing she ever had. She should be betrayed via these she loves such a lot. yet Eden usually are not a pawn in someone else's video game. Her middle is her own.
And that is merely the start of the end.
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The color drained from Az’s face, his shoulders dropping. “You made a mistake, then,” Az said. “Just because she doesn’t have a path doesn’t mean—” Gabriel cut him off with a shake of his head. ” He stayed silent as anguish flooded Az’s face. “Eden’s not one of them. ” Az glared, no longer repressing the red flare in his eyes. ” It was all Gabriel could think of to say. He focused on the corner of the blanket, peeling it back. Underneath, the sand was cool and damp against his fingers. “You knew,” Az spat.
I should have been here, he thought. He swallowed, guilt tightening his throat, and pushed his own thoughts away. The volume skyrocketed, her mind opening to him, playing out like a song, the lines of static humming dully in the background. Steam poured from the crack of the door, though the shower had been off for ten minutes. Gabriel flipped though a magazine, the glossy pages sliding past unread. ” he called out. The door swung open in answer, the handle bouncing lightly against the wall. Kristen looked almost normal, save her sense of what passed for fashion.
An entire year. But then she could hit the road, go somewhere else where every day wasn’t bullshit. Start over. Even in her head the words sounded like lies. It wasn’t like she had a college fund, or could take off to some faraway campus. She didn’t have the grades to get in anyway. So that’s the extent of your brilliant plan? Eden sifted her fingers through the sand, coming back to the same facts. No car. No money. No job. If she got lucky, she’d spend the next fifty years working the front desk at one of the hotels in this crappy tourist town.
A Touch Mortal by Leah Clifford
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