I’m thrilled it’s Friday once again. Time for a new flash fiction episode for Friday Fictioneers featuring Alice, her best friend, Bill, and her parents Marsha and Kevin.
Kevin has been in serious trouble for the last three weeks, and now he’s missing…
Thank you Rochelle at Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple for this week’s prompt for hosting this fabulous weekly flash fiction challenge. Thank you J Hardy Carroll for this week’s photo prompt, below.
My mother’s voice trembled. “Promise me you’ll respect your father’s wishes, Alice.”
“Of course, mum,” I replied, kissing her cheek and heading out to my father’s car.
I wasn’t surprised to see Bill, leaning against the bumper. He hopped into the passenger seat and I drove to my destination.
“Don’t go inside, Alice.”
“You’re my boyfriend not my boss.”
He placed his hands on my shoulders. “I’m the person who’ll always put your well-being first.”
“He’d never leave us.”
“His note said, ‘Don’t look for me,” Bill said standing in front of the building.
I pushed past him. “Watch me.”
All my ‘Alice’ flash fiction stories, written for the Friday Fictioneers Challenge, can be read as standalones, but if you’d like to read previous stories of Alice’s adventures, here they are!