Scorched Heart (Tenebrous Chronicles/Miki Radicci Short) by M.E. Purfield
Emancipated from her grifter parents and living in Manhattan, famous artist Miki Radicci lives an isolated life with her surrogate family of misfits and freaks. What the world doesn’t know is that Miki is a psychic who experiences other’s pain and death when near them. Sparked by her ability, Miki hunts down predators and killers, speaking for the victims and somehow righting the wrong inside herself.
Elite hired Lily Mathews to do a job. Frame a girl and kill the boy. They gave her the resources and a place to live. But some how she didn't come through.
Lily still wants to be compensated for her time and ability. She threatens Elite, but she's also scared of them.
And she should be scared. Elite doesn't take kindly to threats.
This short story falls between Book 5 and 6 of the Miki Radicci Series.