When Lamar sees an old man struggling to carry his groceries, he watches from a distance.

A safe distance.

A former foster kid used to being feared, discarded or used, he approaches people with caution. If he approaches them at all.

But, in the spirit of the holidays, he makes a decision to take an action that won’t only change the old man’s life but also his own.

A holiday short story.

“The List” by National Bestselling author Dara Girard is free on this site from only the 17th to 24th .

The story is available through different retailers here.

The List

Dara Girard

A free short story is posted every month and will only be available from the 17th to the 24th. If you missed this one, you can still get it by clicking the links above. And remember to come back next month!