Series: Runes [Book 1]
Length: 243 Pages
Genre: YA Paranormal
“He’s good, isn’t he?” a voice said from behind me.
I recognized Andris’ voice, and my stomach clenched. “Who?”
I shrugged. “He’s okay.”
“How do you know Torin, Andris?” Cora asked.
“He and I go way back,” he said mysteriously, giving her a brief dismissive smile before studying me. He didn’t even bother to try to hide his interest. I fidgeted even though there was nothing he could do to me in front of all these people and in broad daylight. Everything about him bothered me. He didn’t have a European accent even though Blaine claimed he came from Norway. In fact, I couldn’t detect an accent at all. He could be from anywhere.
“How well do you know St. James?” he asked, glancing at me.
I didn’t answer even though I knew he was talking to me. Cora prodded me sharply with her elbow. I glared at her.
“We just met him,” I mumbled.
This time, I studied Andris. I didn’t like his nosiness. “What about Eirik?”
“Are the two of you together?”
“Why do you want to know?” I asked rudely, and Cora sunk her elbow into my side again. I grabbed her arm, but Andris spoke.
“Just checking out the competition. So you and he…?”
“Are none of your business.” My team was on again. I practically dragged Cora away.
“What’s wrong with you? He likes you and you were so rude,” she wailed.
“I don’t like him.” I searched for Eirik. He was talking to a group of girls to our left. I recognized three of them. “Stay with Marj and Eirik and away from Andris.”
“Seriously, Raine.” She shook her head. “No wonder you never date. You have trust issues.”
“I don’t. I saw weird tats—”