Critically wounded in a venom wolf attack, Miles is at death's door. Breocia is hired by the Dryden family to care for their friend, despite the fact that she is the widow of a Guardian helper and is terrified of men. To make matters worse, she is being watched by a mysterious creature with glowing yellow eyes that can appear and vanish without a trace. Now Miles and the Dryden family must discover the truth behind the sightings, which are becoming more frequent, terrifying, and dangerous.
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In “Pieces of My Heart,” Miles is critically wounded by a venom wolf and is at death’s door. The Dryden family hires Breocia to care for their friend, despite the fact that she is the widow of a Guardian helper and is terrified of men. Nonetheless, she has fallen on hard times and is desperate for money, so she agrees to accept the position. Before long, she believes she is being stalked by a frightening creature that can appear and vanish without a trace. The mystery deepens when Shalina tells the family a ghost story about a renegade Guardian named Raedin who supposedly was chased into a river along with his pet venom wolf and drowned. Now, in a fit of revenge, they occasionally return to kill anyone that has secretly been helped by the Guardian leader, who was indirectly responsible for Raedin’s death. Fearful for Breocia’s life due to the fact that she has recently been given covert assistance by the leader, Miles and the Dryden family must discover the truth behind the sightings, which are becoming more frequent, terrifying, and dangerous.
Breocia screamed at the top of her lungs and fled from her little room in the barn toward the house. Halfway there, her bare foot struck a rock and she went down hard. She risked a quick glance behind her and saw the eyes were still slicing the night, burning with unearthly fury, and they were intently focused on her.
Unable to control her fear, she let out an ear piercing shriek. She quickly picked herself up and bolted for the house, half running and half stumbling. Breocia's heart was pounding so hard when she reached the deck that she thought it might explode. Hurling herself across the threshold, she managed to slam the door shut and throw the locking bolt in place,