The Rainey Season

 

“You are suspected in a murder, a body was found in your backyard, and you have a stalker, too?” Trouble finds you, people commented time and again. No matter how Rainey Bell tried to stay out of trouble’s path, it crept in under the doors and through the cracks in the walls. It followed her on the street, peeked in through her windows, posted pictures on the Net, tried to frame her for murder, or make her the murdered victim. Short of a new name and face, Rainey was pretty sure she was doomed to have trouble as a companion the remainder of her days. Rainey smiled. “Welcome to the Rainey season…”