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The Spot Writers: Remy’s Story – Chapter 7

spotsChapter 7 of the continuing saga of Remy comes to us from Cathy MacKenzie. Check out her three books of short stories available on Smashwords for only $1.99 and $0.99. you can read the first story in each book for free. However, the stories are all different, so the sample stories aren’t a true representation of the other stories.

Next week’s chapter will come from Deborah Dera. Deborah has just recently joined the Spot Writers, and Chapter 8 will be her first contribution to the group.



“No, I’d just like to go home, if you don’t mind.”

Sam stared at her. Remy saw his face change from an inquisitive, hopeful expression to one of mild displeasure, but she didn’t care. Things were getting out of hand – or they might – if she didn’t get home. Unknown texters and callers be damned. She felt safe in her condo. There were twelve units in her building, so it wasn’t like she was totally alone. She’d double-bolt the door. Yes, she’d be fine. She’d keep her cell phone close. She could dial 9-1-1 quickly.

“Okay, then, let’s go,” Sam said. He motioned for the waitress to bring the bill.

Once outside, Remy let out a repressed sigh. The fresh air felt cool on her face, which she knew was flushed from the extra drink. Sam was right; they were the best Long Island Iced Teas she had tasted. Usually she stuck to white wine, so the change was good. [Read more…]