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A New Year’s Eve Kiss: Ch. 3 (A Holiday Romance)

“Thirty…twenty-nine…twenty-eight…” The countdown is in full swing, and I still can’t see anyone I recognize. Dustin is still nowhere in sight, and I can’t seem to spot Mel or Derek, either. It certainly doesn’t help that I’m not exactly the tallest person in the world, and can barely see anything beyond the masses of people surrounding me. And, as if I’m not anxious enough, for some strange reason, I feel like someone’s watching me—which sounds stupid considering the place is packed full of eyeballs, so, of course, someone’s watching me…. Read More

A New Year’s Eve Kiss: Ch. 2 (A Holiday Romance)

“Hello?!” Mel’s voice blasts through the speaker, making me wince as my eardrum takes a hit.    I cover my other ear, trying to block out the surrounding noise and chaos.   “M-Mel?” I stutter, my teeth clattering as another gust of icy wind blows over me. “W-where the hell are you guys?”   She pauses for a bit before answering. “I don’t really know,” she says. “Where the hell are you, Peggy? We were all together and next thing I know, you and Dustin are gone!”   “Wait, he’s not with you?”… Read More