“I’ll come home at lunch, check up on you,” he said. He smiled over his shoulder as he left.
She dozed; watched dull morning television; tried reading. On a whim, she went to the bookshelf and retrieved her photo album.
Greg, her high school boyfriend, had disappeared. So had Bertrand, from her gap year in Europe. Sam, Nathan and Adam from university; Jake from work; Leo, her date at her sister’s wedding. All of them. Gone.
She heard the key in the lock.