To follow is the start of my novel, Woman on the Verge of Paradise, scheduled for publication by noon PST on a Tuesday sometime this millennium. For now, please enjoy.
PS I rarely curse here, but it makes for a more authentic read. So this time, no *s. No offense. Viewer discretion advised. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sighing deeply, I labor to retrieve my breath. Refocus. It’s 7:34, no time for a cold shower. He’s gone. I’m a wreck.
But first, a brief detour.