This week’s #teasertuesday is from Winter Duet, book 2 of my WWII Echoes Rising series.
“Do you think he suspects anything about us?”
“If he does, he’s not saying anything.” Ken shrugged. “For now I think it’s better we don’t confirm any of his suspicions, if he has any. We’re in enough trouble without adding to it. He’s an intelligent man, and I want to think he wouldn’t have an issue with it, but I could be wrong.”
“Of course he could be faking sleep and listening to everything we’ve just said.”
Ken slammed on the brakes. Pain screamed through Matt’s arm as he was flung forward and collided with the dashboard.
“I was joking.” Matt hadn’t meant to get Ken so riled up. Matt rubbed at his sore arm. He’d been told his jokes could be painful at times, but this was taking that a little too literally.
“What? Huh?” Liang jerked awake. Luckily he’d been leaning into the door so hadn’t hit anything when they’d stopped.
“No! Don’t you see that?” Ken ignored Liang’s reaction and answered Matt instead. He stared into the rearview mirror and then twisted in his seat to look behind them. He opened the door of the truck and stepped out onto the road.
As soon as the door opened, Matt heard a familiar sound. “Damn,” he muttered. He climbed out of the truck and stared up into the sky.
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