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Pinned but Fluttering

Pinned but Fluttering

2.2M Reads 26.7K Votes 65 Part Story
Cassandra Lowery By CassandraLowery Completed

After the death of both of her parents, Bella is left to the care of supposed friends of the family. But the longer she stays in their home, the more sinister events become. Family secrets leave her locked behind closed doors, both literally and metaphorically. And her one long-time ally has suddenly turned against her, no longer willing to stand between Bella and her abusive foster father.Plagued by the memories of her mother's death and remembrances of the kind young doctor who, while caring for her mother in her last days, gently removed eight-year-old Bella from her dead mother's arms on the worst morning of Bella's life, she misses the love of her parents, especially after being blamed for the death of her foster mother and the crippling injuries of her foster father. 

Now all of the people she has loved are now dead...except one. But he now callously joins in her abuse, seeming to take pleasure from her pain. Pinned within the four walls of her small bedroom, Bella yearns to flutter freely, to live a real life once again. Will she ever be rescued from her abusers?

  • abuse
  • action
  • alice
  • angst
  • bella
  • carlisle
  • cullen
  • cullens
  • dark
  • edward
  • esme
  • jacob
  • kidnapping
  • outtakes
  • proposal
  • romance
  • thriller
  • twilight
  • vampire
  • vampires
  • werewolf
  • werewolves
laceyajackson laceyajackson Jul 20, 2016
It's been years. I've graduated high school. I've married. I've joined the military. Yet here I am, reliving this amazing story a page at a time.
sallygoetzke sallygoetzke May 07, 2015
The beginning gives a lot to think already gives the main character an interesting personality.
Princess_Leaf Princess_Leaf Dec 25, 2014
That was a wonderful way to start your story. I can't wait to read the rest!
TheMadHatterOfficial TheMadHatterOfficial May 27, 2014
This is amazing. I love all of your writing and the descriptions you use. But I just pray that Edward isn't one of the abusers. That would just be harsh.
                              Keep writing.
Tere7176 Tere7176 Nov 01, 2013
Look forward to finding out what has happened and happening! Came across your review in another story and by your lengthy reply I knew you loved writing and likely had some stories on here. After looking at your profile, I found this and had to immediately check it out. :-)
CassandraLowery CassandraLowery Jul 06, 2013
@Vrymeer1999 Thank you, my dear!! Knowing that you're reading this for a *third* time just brightened my evening considerably. Thank you!!!!!! :D xxxooo