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Alysha Ellis | Are You an Angel? Or a Devil?

The Devil Made Me Do It
Alysha Ellis



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October 2015
On Sale: October 12, 2015
Featuring: Jess; the Devil
57 pages
ISBN: 1784308110
EAN: 9781784308117
Kindle: B016KLOBP2
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Also by Alysha Ellis:
The Devil Made Me Do It, October 2015
Send Me an Angel, October 2015


We all want to be good, don’t we? And when it comes to the big things in life, we mostly are. Your angelic-self shouts at the rotten driver who cuts you off in traffic, but you don’t ram your car into him. Even if that’s mainly because you don’t want your car wrecked, it’s still a plus and a reward for not giving in to your baser instincts.

But when it comes to the little things, the Devil sitting on my shoulder wins much more often than I’d like.

Take the very expensive box of chocolates someone gave me on my last birthday. The angel in me said, “Nice girls share them around.” My inner devil screamed, “Mine. All mine.” The devil also warned me that once the chocolate-starved hordes—aka my kids—knew there were chocolates, I’d be lucky to get even a whiff of creamy, cocoa-beaned, Swiss heaven.

So—and it shames me to admit this, but my angel says be honest—I stopped at the supermarket on the way home and bought a box of much, much cheaper chocolates and swapped the contents of the boxes.

“Aha!” I hear you cry. “This is not Forrest Gump. Life is not a box of chocolates, because with chocolates you do know what you’ll get. There is a card!”

There is indeed, and I took that card from the cheap box, cut off the brand-identifying bit, and slid it into the fraudulent package of shame.

The one or two fakes that didn’t nestle perfectly into the exquisitely crafted, gold- foiled cups—I ate. After all, it was only reasonable that even the best of mothers would consume a couple before passing them around.

As expected, the family fell on the sweets with the appetites of apex predators. The doctored card received no more than a brief glance. If I’d had a moment’s doubt that my subterfuge would be detected, it disappeared like the chocolates.

I secreted my genuine treasure trove in a place where the kids would never find it and indulged in the delicious treat only when I was totally and utterly alone.

If I were really angelic, I’d be wracked with guilt about this. But when my oldest leant back, sighed with repletion, and said, “There’s nothing like good quality chocolate. That cheap stuff tastes awful,” my devil and I laughed ourselves silly.

About Alysha Ellis

Alysha Ellis lives in Australia. She has two children and two cats, all capable of being angels or devils as the mood takes them. None of them appears as the hero or heroine in her devilishly wicked books, Send Me an Angel and The Devil Made Me Do It.

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