The Road Home

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
She hadn't returned home in eight years...not since that terrible night. But now she was back not realizing the nightmares from her past would come to haunt her. Not realizing she would come face to face with the only boy she ever loved, the only boy she could never have...not anymore, not after that night.

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The Road Home

Submitted: May 08, 2013

She hadn't returned home in eight years...not since that terrible night. But now she was back not realizing the nightmares from her past would come to haunt her. Not realizing she would come face to face with the only boy she ever loved, the only boy she could never have...not anymore, not after that night. Read Chapter

Submitted: May 08, 2013

  Chapter 2 The room was dark and I was alone. He had left me lying on the bed to go after Colleen. I should've known he did... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 08, 2013

  Chapter 3 I turned the key in the ignition and started the car. God, I really was going to stand out. No one in this town ... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 08, 2013

  Chapter 4 "Thanks Princess; you weren't bad," he whispered in my ear then kissed me roughly one last time. His touch repul... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 09, 2013

  Chapter 5 "We have an unconscious woman here," Grant notified a couple of medics standing outside their ambulance. "She pa... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 09, 2013

  Chapter 6 We pulled up to the house and Grant put it in park. "You know this really is a nice car." "Keep it. You can ... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 10, 2013

  Chapter 7 "Honey, your sister's dead." I looked up at Sheriff Kerry. "I'm sorry, Andy." "No…no, she can't be, she ha... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 10, 2013

  Chapter 8 As I descended the stairs I smelled the delicious scent of French toast. My favorite. "Hey there you are," G... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 10, 2013

  Chapter 9 "It's about time you two showed up," my mom told us from the bed she was lying in. "You do realize you only had ... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 10, 2013

  Chapter 10 We arrived at the restaurant and found parking in the back. "Are you sure about this?" Grant whispered softly a... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 11, 2013

  Chapter 11 "Should I go get the car?" my mom offered as we walked outside. "No, the clinic's only a two minute walk fr... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 11, 2013

  Chapter 12 "So what were you two really talking about?" Grant asked as he opened my door for me. I sat down and pulled my ... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 11, 2013

  Chapter 13 It was dark that next day and I don't think I slept at all. I could hear my mother's sobs from down the hall. S... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 12, 2013

  Chapter 14 "Dee, Grant's here!" my mother yelled up the stairs. "I know, mom. I'll be right there, Grant!" I yelled do... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 12, 2013

  Chapter 15 Grant unlocked the doors and we climbed inside. He started the car and turned the heat up. I rubbed my hands to... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 12, 2013

  Chapter 16 "Andy, if you don't hurry up we'll be late. I told Helen we would be there at six-thirty, not seven!" "I'm ... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 28, 2013

  Chapter 17 A week had passed during which I had to clean my clothes twice in order to something clean to wear. I was tired... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 28, 2013

  Chapter 18 "Mom?" I asked. I had walked into the kitchen while my mother was putting something into the oven. "What is... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 28, 2013

  Chapter 19 I sat in one of the rooms to the clinic as if I were a patient waiting for a doctor. The walls were white and i... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 28, 2013

  Chapter 20 A knock on the door alerted me to his arrival as did his voice, "Hello?" "In here!" I called softly. My mot... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 21 "Andy, how do I look?" Colleen asked me as she opened my door. I looked up from my desk and shrugged my sho... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 22 The doorbell rang just before lunch. "I'll get it mom," I smiled down at her as I pulled myself out of the comf... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 23 "Is this going as well?" Grant asked pointing to the side table that was sitting next to my mother's bed. "... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 23 "Good morning," I whispered softly to Jennifer. She was sitting at the dining room table sipping coffee and rea... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 25 They blocked off the entrance to the store with yellow caution tape. Police cars lined the street while crowds ... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 26 It wasn't as hard as I thought it was going to be. Walking back to the clinic. There were the long stares and t... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 27 My mother was shocked to say the least. Shocked and worried. To be more specific, though, it took Grant and me ... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 28 My tightly closed eyes opened to the hum of sound that was slowly growing louder. I couldn't make out what they... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 29 Detective Rolland had come over the next day like he had told Grant. Only this time, he brought with him his pa... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 30 "Have you heard what happened?" Cindy asked the minute Grant and I walked into the clinic. Even though the stor... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 31 "What happened over there?" Cindy asked after Grant walked back to his office. "Chad was telling me about m... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 32 "Mom, we're home!" I called out after I unlocked the front door and pushed it open. I tossed my coat over the s... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 33 "So how did it go this afternoon?" Grant after I walked into the kitchen. He was making a simple pasta dish wit... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 34 I don't remember much after I left the station. Detective Hart had a smug look on his face as he watched me lea... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 35 I spent the next day avoiding my mother by staying in my room all morning. Jennifer had to bring up breakfast. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 36 "Don't worry Mrs. Harris, we'll take good care of her. She's in good hands," Grant told my mother that night. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 37 The first thing I realized when I woke up was the excruciating pain that was emanating from my upper arm and ne... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 38 My heart pounded as Stanley stopped at the edge of the lake unsure what my plan was or even why I was standing ... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Chapter 39 I was still crying, curled up on my side when I heard his pounding footsteps coming up the stairs. It only inte... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 14, 2013

  Epilogue I walked down the familiar path as the leaves around me were already falling from their perches above me. Things ... Read Chapter