GENRE: Young Adult Paranormal Romance
“Hurry up, Amanda, if you’re late again—”
“Yeah, yeah. Save it, bro. I’m comin’. The school’s two minutes away,” I hollered from my room. Everything in this town is a two-minute drive from us.
“I’ll be in the garage.”
The front door to our apartment slammed shut as I clomped out of my bedroom. I spied a travel mug perched on the kitchen table and grinned. Despite his tendency to nag, big bro sported one or two redeeming qualities. I snatched the mug up and flipped the sip hole open on my way to the door. Mom’s picture hanging beside the door caught my attention. “Mornin’ mom.”
The morning air warmed my skin as I stepped outside then trotted down the stairs from the apartment. Sounds of clanking metal and a slew of curse words streamed out from the half open side door to the garage. My trot turned into a mad dash, my spine tingling with fear.
The Coats found us again!
My quick motion sent dark liquid splashing through the sip hole in the lid and onto my shirt. Coffee soaked through the cotton and burned my skin. I hurled the mug to the side.
My heart took off sprinting as I kicked the side door open, my hand already chilled and ready to freeze anyone and everyone who wasn’t my brother. “Scott!” I screamed so loud my throat scratched like razors. Oh my God, did they get him? Oh my God, not again! Please—