This week’s WIP snippet is from Winter Duet. I’m currently editing this one, with the aim to publish it later this month.
“I’m sorry,” he murmured, “I’m so sorry.” He looked down at his fingers, white knuckled and clutching the edge of the blanket.
“We all have nightmares,” Kristopher said. “There’s nothing to be sorry for. Do you want to talk about it?”
After a few minutes silence, Matt finally looked up. He spoke quietly and didn’t sound at all like the confident, good-humoured man Kristopher had thought he was beginning to get to know. “How much did you hear?” he asked, an edge of fear in his voice. “It’s not true, you know. It’s only a nightmare. Ken…” Matt bit his lip. “It’s just me. He had nothing to do with this.”