This month, I'm giving away a $10 Amazon or B & N gift card. To enter the August giveaway, please enter in the widget for every blog post. There is a link for Terms and Conditions to this giveaway. Congratulations to Ashtrie K. for July's giveaway. The Summer Giveaway Hop ended (a separate giveaway) and Nurmawati D. was the winner. There's yet a third giveaway going on at Readerlicious.com.
At Readerlicious.com, the authors are contributing short stories. Here's my first story on the site and I hope you enjoy it.
Summer in sweltering Shreveport ranks number three in the top things classified as my personal hell. Number two is being sent to live with my father’s second family—the preferred, perfect one with the true-to-life wicked step-mother. Reigning in spot number one? Paying for a crime I didn’t commit. This summer I’ve won the super-hell-trifecta.
My district attorney father says I’m lucky that he plays golf with the local judge. That he can straighten me out since my mother “didn’t bring me up right.” He smiles when he’s pushing my buttons but always stops before badmouthing my mom one too many times. I know he’s noticed my jumpy fingers curling into fists.
I’m only seventeen years old and already taller, broader, and faster than my father. And let’s face it—I’m madder with much less to lose.
Read the rest of this short story at Readerlicious