JUST PUBLISHED Haint Nothin But Blue, Part One
August 3, 2020
"Annie?" The frantic woman cried as she raced through the hallway in search of her daughter. She flung every door open, but none of the rooms held anyone inside. "Annie?"
"What'd she do wrong now?" her husband hollered from the floor below.
"I can't find her, Bill. She's not here."
"She's here, somewhere. This is a big house. Maybe she's exploring the place."
"Annie?" She stormed down the staircase and passed Bill without a word.
"Good morning to you too." He tightened his robe sash. "I'll make coffee."
The woman beelined to their front door. The locks were undone, and her stomach turned. She pulled the entry door open. "Annie?"