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Diamond In The Rough – Part 20


Diamond In The Rough

Part 20  (Genre:Romantic Suspense)
A story of chances, stealing, and love inside a city & man where all hope is gone. Can one woman change his destiny? Or will loneliness take over and leave him hopeless?

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Facing her as he dried his hands, he asked, “Tell you what?”


“About the past?”


Sighing, he put the towel down, trying to find a way to formulate his words where he wouldn’t have a lot of explaining to do. To Rob it had been never when he had to explain himself to anyone. Hardly anyone in his life now knew the truth of what he had done to deserve this punishment.


Yet the truth of what he did was always on the crest of his tongue. This was why he took the punishment as it was, because in every sense of the world, he deserved what he was suffering now.


“You aren’t going to-“


“Shut up,” he snapped facing her.


She looked a little put out, but she did as he ordered.


After taking another deep breath and seeing her walk over to the stove to attend to the food, he said, “I hurt some people a long time ago.”


“Intentionally?” she asked.


“Some. Others I would have to say, I might have had no control over what I was doing.”


“You deliberately wanted some people to be hurt?” she asked again with skepticism.


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