Mia gulped. Should she deny it? No. Not with that badge of his staring her in the face.
"Yes," she whispered.
"You know your family has been looking for you for almost seven years now. They were ready to have you declared legally dead. Why'd you run away?"
“My credit card was maxed out, and I just couldn’t stop shopping."
“But you haven’t spent any money since. That’s why it took so long to find you. You have no credit cards, driver’s license, checking account.”
“I just wanted to start over, and I almost made it.”