My snippet this week is from Jewel Cave. It's also on sale for $2.99.
“Something’s not right,” he grumbled. Griff couldn’t believe Clint was ignoring him; that wasn’t his style. They’d argued plenty of times over the years, and Clint had never acted like this. Griff stopped pacing and reached for his office phone. He hit the button for the line that would show up on caller ID and dialed Clint’s number.
Again it went to voice mail. Surely Clint wouldn’t ignore a call from the Marshal’s office that could very well be due to an emergency with Griff. He left another message before slamming the phone down.
“Griff.” Candice walked into the office. “I’ve called, texted, and sent private messages to Clint. No response all day. Not only that, there hasn’t been any activity on any of his media sites.” She looked genuinely worried.
“He might be pissed enough to ignore me and maybe he realized I checked on his sites, but I doubt he’d ignore a call from here, and he absolutely wouldn’t ignore his readers.” Griff grabbed his carry bag from the desk where Candice had left it earlier, took his keys from the top drawer, and headed to the door. “I’m going home. This isn’t right. It doesn’t feel right.”
Candice grabbed his arm and stopped him. “Griff, call me.”
He nodded and all but ran to his car. The normal fifteen-minute drive seemed like hours. Finally Griff pulled in his driveway and parked behind Clint’s car. Seeing the car did nothing to unclench the knot his gut was in.
Griff sprinted up the walkway and took the front steps of his house in two bounds. The key stuck in the lock, and he pounded on the front door, shouting, “Clint!”
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