She crept up behind the wall of a house and waited, her breath exploding in front of her. She could backtrack, wait for the others to pass her along the highway then jog to the north, keeping to the shadows. For all she knew, though, they'd split up, each one poised with a knife, blocking all the ways back to her truck. What if there were more? Another waitress? An unknown accomplice on the street? All of them would be waiting for her to make that one last mistake. --From The Independence of Carolyn WoltkowskiCarolyn Woltkowski has been running for the last two years: running for her life, running from the man she once loved, running from a past she can't forget. In a town where time is frozen and hiding is easy to do, someone has found her. Has her past come to claim what's due, or is her imagination playing games with her sanity? What are the Sketches from the Spanish Mustang?The Inde ...