Category Archives: Thriller

The Makeover

Photo from Morguefile My face lit up with pride as I watched Anne write. When I’d found her running cheap scams on Pub Street, she couldn’t even spell her name, let alone being able to write it. But I’d seen … Continue reading

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Braveheart

  Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent “Are you sure he’s going to come this way?” I asked my best friend. “Absolutely, I have it right from the horse’s mouth,” came the reply. I shifted slightly within the narrow confines of … Continue reading

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Childhood Crush

PHOTO PROMPT © Randy Mazie Panting heavily, Mary rushed into the abandoned building, and banged the door shut behind her. Tears ran down her eyes as she recalled how everyone used to comment on how inseparable both of them were. … Continue reading

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Stranded

  Photo courtesy Sue Vincent I looked at the sinister mist slowly creeping down the empty road, and a strong shiver ran down my spine. Soon, it would envelope me completely, and then, there was absolutely no hope that someone … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

Photo courtesy DC Stultz “Mom…look, a lizard,” Gordon cried out. “Where is it, where is it?” Mom came running out of the home, and ran right out the gate. A shocked Gordon exclaimed, “The lizard is here, Mom, inside!” Mom … Continue reading

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Tourist Trap

Cenote Cave in the Yukatan by mattiaverga at Pixabay.com “Are you guys having fun?” the tour guide shouted from above. The cacophonous response that followed, gave him his answer. “That’s great,” he yelled back, “because you guys could be stuck down … Continue reading

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Castaway

Photo Prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Idyllic. If there was one word that could be used to describe this island, it was this. Crystal-clear azure waters for as far as the eye could see, miles upon miles of powdery sand beaches, … Continue reading

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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

Photo by Zoë Pappas at Pexels.com Ed looked at the pen in his hand wistfully. Use it well, and he could become a billionaire. But the cost… Well, a guilty conscience never killed anyone, Ed thought to himself…unlike a pen, … Continue reading

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Let the Storm Come!

Photo by jplenio at Pixabay.com Dark clouds gathered ominously over the city, threatening to unleash their full fury at a moment’s notice. But this time around, there were no panicked preparations to weather the storm. There was no need. There … Continue reading

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The Royal Bodyguard

The sword almost slipped from his hand, as his opponent feinted sharply. He was weary with exhaustion, but giving up was not an option. Giving up meant breaking the trust of the king who had made him his royal bodyguard. … Continue reading

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