By Kim Savage
"Statistically talking, ladies like me don't get back whilst men like Donald Jessup take us."
Julia is familiar with she beat the chances. She escaped the kidnapper who hunted her within the woods for 2 terrifying nights that she can't totally have in mind. Now it's 365 days later, and a lifeless lady turns up in those self same woods. The poor stories resurface, leaving Julia in a stupor at awkward moments-in entrance of lovely Kellan MacDougall, for example.
At least Julia's no longer by myself. Her ally, Liv, used to be within the woods, too. while Julia obtained stuck, Liv ran away. Is Liv's guilt over leaving Julia the explanation she's ravenous herself? Is hooking up with Shane Cuthbert, an addict with an explosive mood, Liv's manner of punishing herself for no longer having Julia's again? because the devastating fact approximately Liv turns into transparent, Julia realizes the single individual she thinks she is aware best-Liv-is the individual she is aware least of all. And that when the woods was once just the start.
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After the Woods by Kim Savage