by Jann Everard
Amy’s second reaction was to step to the left so that she couldn’t be seen through the kitchen window. Her third reaction was to swipe and tap on her phone until she heard it dialing Julie. The ringing stopped.
“You know it’s five-thirty in the morning, right?”
“There’s a man in my treehouse,” Amy whispered.
Julie’s laugh fluttered down the line. “Well, I haven’t heard that one before, but good for you!”
“No, seriously. Maybe I didn’t tell you about the treehouse in the back of my new place. Should I call the police? Tell me what to do.”
Moments before, Amy had approached the kitchen window with her eyes closed, knowing that when she opened them she would experience her first sunrise in the first house she’d ever owned. She had complete faith that the colours wouldn’t disappoint. Fiery red at the horizon would […]