I dont answer. I know its a trick. Nothing about this can be worked out now; were all too far gone. There have been plenty of chances to close my eyes and go back to the sleep of my life as it was, but I havent taken any of them. Do I wish now that I had? Its hard to answer that question, as the wraiths move closer.
"Six," he whispers.
"You have six bullets left."
Excerpted from Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger Copyright © 2006 by Lisa Unger. Excerpted by permission of Shaye Areheart Books, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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