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    Stolen – Lucy Christopher

    “You saw me before I saw you. In the airport, that day in August, you had that look in your eyes, as though you wanted something from me, as though you’d wanted it for a long time. No one had ever looked at me like that before, with that kind of intensity. It unsettled me, surprised me I guess.” Arguing with your parents in an airport in Bangkok during the summer holidays; normal. Talking to a random guy in a coffee shop in that same airport; normal. That guy dropping something in your coffee and taking you away from the airport; not normal. Gemma was confused, taken from everything she…

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    Scars – Cheryl Rainfield

    “‘Someone is following me.’ I gulp air, trying to breathe.  Carolyn leans forward, her face worried. ‘What makes you say that?’ There’s a hesitation in her voice that stings me. ‘You don’t believe me!’ I spit the words out at her, then look away, twisting my hands together to keep them from trembling.” Kendra is battling with herself, her past and her memories. She has a secret past that she’s only recently been remember anything about, and even then she can’t remember everything. She was abused as a child, repeatedly, but cannot remember the identity of her abuser. Now every man that she has known for a long time is…