Tag: Suspense

FANTASY

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. “Are you ready to leave, Lisa?” “It’s so beautiful. Let’s stay a little longer, Gregg.” “We can’t. We’ll miss the ferry and there isn’t another one until tomorrow.” “I don’t care. We can get a place here.” “We could, but all of our

CHOICE

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. Castle Cahercasey did provide Emme and her guard the protection she needed, but the price was high. Her guard always surrounded her, and she never went outside. Never. She stared out the window every day. She could see the calm stream running close

KEEP

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. Emme stood there shaking. So much had happened in just a few short months. Her life turned upside down. She went from a normal teenager to the Chosen One, a powerful witch. Or at least that was what she was told. You couldn’t

PRESENCE

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. Emme couldn’t believe it. She managed to get back to the school, back to the classroom. Tears streamed down her cheeks. Once again, her incompetence caused a problem. Ora was dead. The Three didn’t appear. No one came. For being the Chosen One,

HALLWAY

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. “Dona mihi transitum scholae.” The nausea, the spinning, the stomachache. Emme landed with a thud and fell hard. She worked to calm her stomach and the nausea and took deep breaths. It took a few seconds, but she managed it. When she opened

FIREBALL

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. The transportation worked. Almost. Emme didn’t get back to the school but she did get away form the man who wanted her dead. She managed to get herself to the end of the pathway. “TRIBUS defendat.” Nothing happened. This was her fault. The

VIRAL BLUES GUEST INTERVIEW: LISA BURTON

Hey everyone, I’m pleased to have Lisa Burton, Craig Boyack’s spokesperson and radio show host (Lisa Burton Radio). And if she weren’t busy enough, now she has a role in Craig’s latest novel, Viral Blues. So please, make her feel welcome. Hi Lisa, glad to you could stop by. Thanks for inviting me over, Michele,

THE LESSON

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. “Esmeralda Gossling.” Emme wasn’t in the mood for another lecture. Twice she snuck out, and twice she had been found by those who wanted her dead. Even worse, The Three had to rescue her a second time. Emme knew there wouldn’t be a

LAST SUNSET

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. ”Elliot walked to the tree in the back corner of his land. He’d come here to think, to relax, to unwind. He enjoyed the view. As he came closer, he saw her. Under his tree. Enjoying his special place. He paused, watching her.

SECOND CHANCE

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. After her failed outing Emme had been conciliatory, studying harder, practicing more, listening to her instructors. But she needed more. She approached her instructor. “Ora, I’d like to go out. I need to see my family, friends, Ben.” Ora glared down her nose