‘The Key’ By Robyn Michaels

Let no good deed go unpunished. When my father went south for the winter, he asked me to collect his mail. This would have been simple had he not agreed to let a neighbor stay in the house temporarily—and had she not had a medical emergency. Due to family dynamics, I had to involve my step-sister, and things got complicated.

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