A Thrilling and Suspenseful Short Story
Plotting revenge is thrilling… but can he pull it off?
For 13 years, Russell has been searching for Joshua, whose lies and trickery landed Russel in federal prison.
The joy of freedom after seven years of incarceration soon spirals into a dark reality as Russell struggles to find work while suffering from depression and anxiety attacks. A near-fatal accident almost ends his relationship with Kayla, the love of his life. And it is all Joshua’s fault!
When he crosses paths with Joshua at the bank, Russell’s hatred boils over, and his desire for vengeance explodes.
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