“My mom’s coming home soon,” I said. “We should go to your place…”

“My mom’s coming home soon,” I said. “We should go to your place.”

Patch ran a hand across the shadow of stubble along his jaw. “I have rules about who I take there.” I was getting really tired of that answer.

“If you showed me, you’d have to kill me?” I guessed, fighting the urge to feel irritated. “Once I’m inside, I can never leave?”

Patch studied me a moment. Then he reached into his pocket, twisted a key off his key chain, and slipped it into the front pocket of my pajama top. “Once you’ve gone inside, you have to keep coming back.”

Best Cute Life Quotes for Her by Becca Fitzpatrick, Crescendo