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Pietro: My Love

Novel By: mmcgraugh
Young adult


Elsie, an American teenager, is spending the summer in France with her grandmother when she meets and falls in love with a mysterious young man named Pietro. After they are engaged to be married, however, Pietro's handsome brother Clyde moves in with the young couple. Will Elsie be able to resist Clyde's southern charm until her wedding day? View table of contents...


Submitted:May 22, 2013    Reads: 5    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   


Someone picked me up and quickly carried me in their bulky arms. The sobs blew around me like the winds of a hurricane. I couldn't breathe, and I clawed madly at the person cradling me. I could hear humming, and then I fell on my back and passed out.

When I woke, I heard murmuring outside the door of Pietro's room. Clyde's strong voice nearly covered Pietro's chilled comments. I quickly retreated under the covers when I head the doorknob click. I waited for Pietro to speak.

"How are you feeling?" A tired voice asked.

"Like someone shot me in the stomach," I retorted.

He came closer, and I felt the covers slowly pull away. I gaped at Clyde's face.

"Pietro? Where?" I croaked.

Clyde frowned.

"He left. He told me to ask if you're stable enough for dancing tonight," Clyde said in a disappointed voice.

I started to cry. Clyde hurried to me. He held me, but I couldn't push him away. I didn't want to. Instead, I clutched him tighter and bawled into his shirt.





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