Lauren bent down to retrieve the vintage frame and turned it over. Her heart constricted as she stared at the handsome man wearing a mask over the right side of his face. This had to be the man Gram mentioned in her letter. She didn't know him, yet something pulled at her, tugged at her heart and made her smile. She caressed the face and wondered what type of scar he kept hidden from the world. Was it so hideous he felt the need to keep half his face covered?
From The Time of the Moon by Lori DiAnni