Killing FearTess hesitated before she opened the door to her house. She knew that her brother, Sebastian, was in there with her father. An icy finger of fear trailed up her spine causing Tess to shiver even though it was ninety degrees and humid. She wasn’t looking forward to this, especially since it would be worse than usual seeing as what had happened this morning.
With a shaking hand she grabbed her keys from her back pocket and unlocked the door. The house was silent, with no lights on to hint that anyone was home. But Tess knew, she just knew. Her father, Jamie, barely left the house. He was an inventor and his basement was full of things he was working on. Being paranoid like him meant never leaving the house for fear that someone would steal something. Even though no one honestly cared.
Tess quietly put her bag down, her entire body tense and still. Only her eyes flicked ar