guilty that her parents were still married and happy together.
Leaning into her touch, Shawn started to relax. He turned to lay his forehead against her shoulder, wrapping his arms around her waist. It was a common pose for them, taking comfort in each other without words or judgments.
Shawn took a deep breath and pushed back from Julie’s embrace. “Thanks, Jules. You always know how to make me feel better. And you know what? I’ll think about it. There are worse things than running away with you.”
The way she gasped when he said that made his heart skip a beat. She knew he would do anything for her, so why would she look so shocked and confused?
Just then, there was a loud rapping on the glass of the front door. Julie’s face lit up a...
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