Whispers in the Dark
Selena paused outside the darkened house and looked around. Nothing moved or made a sound, not even the neighborhood animals.
So much the better.
With a smile, she focused on the second floor window and imagined herself in the room. In less than a second, she stood next to the baby’s crib. She watched the tiny figure twitch and start to cry, so she hummed and cooed at him.
In seconds, he quieted and returned to his dreams, so she turned to leave. There were more houses for her to visit, and a limited amount of time to do so.