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 is now in her 60's and 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). Despite that she is active in Mental Health Advocating, writing for www.IBPF.org (volunteer for non-profit) and has 5 blog posts already published by them. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). She keeps her blog filled with useful content, daily 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 has 3 blogs so far http://www.tessacandoit.com and http://www.finallyawriter.com and http://www.sunnythoughtsandprayers.wordpress.com She is from Deptford, NJ. Her family and blogs 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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