Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 5

Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 5

Before my mother and I could make it to the living room to see what was going on outside, the front door slammed. Susan came hurrying into the kitchen. She was swiping at her eyes, the tears no longer flowing, but it was easy to tell that she had been crying recently.

“Don’t ask because I do NOT want to talk about it. Just mind your own business!”

I promptly closed my mouth. I certainly wasn’t going to waste my sympathy on someone who didn’t want it. Susan was turning into a problem that must be dealt with soon.


It is Part 5 of my short story “Evil Lurks Within Us.” To read the rest of the story please click here or click on the “fiction-short stories” tab.



About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh at 60 plus is still going strong despite her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). Her new journey's include Diabetes controlled by insulin. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). The books will probably never be finished. She keeps her blog filled with useful content, occasional devotionals (She is a Christian), stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She is from Southern, NJ. Her family and blog keep her busy.
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6 Responses to Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 5

  1. jannatwrites says:

    Sounds like some drama brewing here 🙂 I’ll be curious to see how she deals with Susan.


  2. Annabelle says:

    I am so curious as to what’s really going on here! Looking forward to finding out.


  3. Tilly says:

    If evil lurks within , based on the last sentencguesse, my guess is that no good is going to come to Susan.


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