Rainwater had seeped into the fibers of his coat. Earth and winter clung to his skin. It reminded her of a time when she wasn’t always on the hunt for the pendant.He took a deep breath and mumbled an oath under his breath.
“You can’t do this alone. I’ve been hunting for cursed objects for a long time. It’s not safe to work alone. It makes you vulnerable.”
“I don’t need anyone.”
He slammed his hand against the wall, but she didn’t jump. She could feel every inch of his frustration. “Please come with me. We need to go someplace to talk.”
Up close, he was taller, more intense. She pushed away from him and he followed. “Not going to happen. Stay away from me.”
Plastic flapped in the wind, making it howl. Trey glanced toward it. It was enough of a distraction. She darted away from Trey, running deeper into the building. She didn’t make it far before he snagged her around the waist from behind. He pressed his lips to her ear. “Close your eyes and calm your breathing.”
Stolen Moment coming soon!