The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Six

Riley walked into the kitchen and saw Mrs. Perez was still cooking breakfast. “Can I help?” she asked the older woman cheerfully but softly to not startle her. The woman smiled at her. “Yes, dear, thank you. I just need to get everything into serving bowls and on the table.” Riley nodded and walked over to help her with it and to help set the … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Six

The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Five

When they arrived at the mortuary, Gabrielle made no moves to get out of the van. “I will meet you inside, Caroline.” Riley stiffened a little as Miller rolled her eyes. Did they think she was stupid? Miller thought to herself. Just bring the damn woman in if they were so certain she was an empath. It was not as though they were being subtle. … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Five

The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Four

“Speaking of the team, when do you think Gabrielle and Miller will get here?” Emily asked. “They should be arriving shortly,” Ethan answered. The three remained silent as they drove through the rest of town and down a dirt road. When they arrived at a Spanish-style house not far from town, Ethan stopped, and they all got out to stretch. Riley was stiff and imagined … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Four

The Barrier: Case One- Chapter Ten

Emily didn’t last long, not that Riley was surprised. Emily had gotten even less sleep than herself, and if it weren’t for her anxiety over what to do, Riley would likely also be in bed. It was fairly late when Riley heard the two men stumble in. They were a bit noisy and had clearly not heeded her advice not to have too much fun. … Continue reading The Barrier: Case One- Chapter Ten

The Barrier: Case One- Chapter Nine

When the two women made it back to Jack’s house, Emily quickly volunteered to take her shower second. They both knew Riley would take longer, but she also clearly needed it more. Riley was grateful and could feel her emotions starting to settle a bit more as the dirt and grime from the night before washed away. She also allowed herself some emotional release with … Continue reading The Barrier: Case One- Chapter Nine