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Here are 8 sentences from The Mechanic, one of the stories in the Loving Her series.
Linda - her name means beautiful... After facing rejection from her parents because she is a lesbian, Linda didn’t feel beautiful... she felt lost and alone.
As a skilled mechanic, Linda built her business... Her love life was a different matter. Until Katie...
They survived the brutal beatings they received at the hands of Katie’s ultra-religious father. Together they survived, and together would face their future, and find hope and a joy neither expected.
She ran to the back of her car. She began to quickly and frantically look through the various items in the bed of the car. She haphazardly looked until she found it. She grabbed the can, her funnel, and she ran back to the sedan. She tried to be as quick and discreet as possible, though it’s difficult to hide pouring paint thinner into a car’s gas tank. She held the can almost completely upside down. Some paint thinner spilled and ran down the side of the car. She had poured nearly the entire contents when she feared she had taken too long.