The Shadow – Book 5
“You had to jump from a helicopter?” Xara’s mother nearly fell to her knees but was kept upright by the grip she had on the chair in Xara’s living room.
“Momma . . . ”
“Oh my goodness.” Tina trembled. “You could have died.”
“And with a strange man too. Xara, from this day forth, never go jumping from helicopters with strange men.” Tina trembled again. “I guess it’s fine since he saved you but . . . I’m sorry, baby. I keep talking because I'm nervous.”
“Momma . . . it was Mike.”
Tina, after a few additional bouts of trembling, went as still as a statue.
“Momma, it was Mike,” Xara repeated. “My dead husband saved my life.”