Friday Fictioneers: Means of Escape

Means of Escape Fiction; 99 words Mac peered down the darkened tunnel. Afternoon turned to dusk and the lengthening shadows hid a multitude of threats. Fear prickled the skin on the back of her neck. She breathed slow and scanned the area. Adrenaline from the escape had her imagination working overtime. Not every fluttering leaf…

Book Review: Die Again (Gerritsen)

Title: Rizzoli & Isles: Die Again Author: Tess Gerritsen Publisher: Ballantine Books © 2014 Genre: Mystery, Thrillers & Suspense Subgenre: Medical, Medical Thriller & Suspense   Reviewer: Sara     Review: In the wild of Botswana, a safari group sets off into the bush for the trip of a lifetime. Within a week, all but…

The Way Out (Literary Lion: Gamble)

Mac ducked behind a building. She pressed her back to the cool brick and slid down. Her arms crossed over her knees, shoulders slumped. “Didja find ‘im?” Her head snapped up at the sound of a soft voice. The girl approached, her footsteps silent over the dirt. Twelve, maybe thirteen. Sinewy arms hugged her front,…

Due North (Warmup Wednesday!)

Warmup Wednesday!. (100 words on the nose, using the photo prompt.)            The Great Wall stood, crumbling and sad, decades of neglect taking their toll on the once magnificent structure. They passed through the holes at the base made after the last world war by those attempting to flee the carnage.…