** This 10,000 word short story was originally published in the ALL OUR LOVE Romance Anthology by Novel Grounds **
In Gwen's dreams, no one can take him away from her. His toned body and beautiful mind belong to her… but her feelings for the man she loves can only be expressed on the pages of her journal, hidden in the darkness of night, while the judgmental eyes of the world sleep.
After receiving several threats from those she once called friends, Gwen is forced to reassess her newfound relationship with her sinfully sexy neighbor, Blake. It's not until Blake's daughter is also on the receiving end of those threats that Gwen decides to take action.
Just as her determination begins to crumble, Blake becomes her rock, ensuring that one day soon they will be together. Racial judgments be damned.