The Stalker (2010)The Stalker
By Gabrielle Coppola
(Word count: 3301)
Didn't want to leave you with the wrong impression
Oh man. There he is again.
His dark clothes made him fit right in at the shadowy end of the book cases. I found it a little cliché that a guy like him liked to stay in the dark. He wasn't scared of it, because he knew that was the creepiest thing in it.
He wasn't looking at me this time. He was looking hard at the spines on the books. Too hard. I refocused my eyes on the poster that told you which section that aisle was. Home and Gardening. He didn't even own any plants. His place was darker than those shady book cases. He had thick curtains which he never opened. There was also a faint smell of dampness. Just like a cave. He lived in it alone.
I rolled my eyes and turned back to reading the second volume in the Anita Blake series. It was usually best to ignore him. To act like I didn't even see him lurking. Pretend to be busy. That way he didn't talk to me. Most