The prompt: A new life Word count: 1000 Genre: Thriller

Bella stood watching the soap suds glisten and shimmer in the sink. Brightly rainbow coloured as they caught the light. With a heavy sigh she placed the dirty dishes soiled with remnants of the meat loaf they’d eaten, into the warm soapy water.
Mechanically she washed off the grime and placed them into the drying rack. One-by-one. Her hips swaying slightly to the music coming over her headphones connected to her smart phone. Housework was not something she did voluntarily or with a smile on her face, but desperate times had called for desperate measures so they said.

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