Sometimes They Don’t Come Home

Maria Chapman
Dec 1, 2019 · 18 min read

Her husband is missing, her baby is in trouble. Evelyn’s world changes in an instant.

The alarm clock rang, interrupting the sleep that had finally taken over only an hour before. Evelyn groaned and batted it with her hand. He hadn’t come home again last night, at least not before she fell asleep at 4:00 AM. He’d probably claim that his pool match had run late, and she’d pretend to believe him even though they…