My Turn at #LQR!

Ferris wheels By Natasha WoodLQR is a multi-author, themed, short story blog. What it means is, as a reader, you can expect each participating author to post one short story per month, which is somehow related to the theme of the month. The theme for October is SCARY.


“I said I was sorry!”

Tad continued walking, refusing to look back at his boyfriend. How many times in the past had he run after Lyol? Well, not this time. His lover could chase after him for a change. The sounds of the carnival closed in, the chatter of the crowds, laughter, screams from the Ferris Wheel. Heat radiated up from the asphalt and he drew a deep breath of air scented with popcorn and cotton candy.

He sighed, not hearing the footsteps behind him he’d hoped for. Maybe this was it. They hadn’t been seeing eye to eye for months, ever since he’d asked Lyol to move in with him. The guy had almost laughed in his face. Yeah, Lyol loved him, but he wasn’t ready to get that serious. Tad suspected his boyfriend was seeing someone else…

Suddenly the hair rose on his scalp and he jerked his head up, heart thumping. What the hell? Confused, he swept a look over the crowd. His gaze clashed with eyes the color of the summer sky, piercing blue. Adrenaline jolted through him. He wanted to run yet longed to stay, wrap his body around the sleek beauty lounging against the wall of the Fun House, watching him hungrily…


pic: Ferris wheels By Natasha Wood


About diannehartsock

Author of paranormal/suspense, fantasy/adventure, m/m romance and anything else that comes to mind. Oh, and a floral designer.
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