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Tuesday Tales – Picture Prompt

  

Welcome to Tuesday Tales! This week is a picture prompt. The excerpt is from the sixth and final book of the Black Irish Series, Family Ties. Let’s catch up with Sloan and Abbey…

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Ava leaned against her. “Who are they?”

“I don’t know.”

“Ame, you can’t go with them.”

“I’m not.”

“Would they have stopped at the other schools?”

Fear seized Ame’s heart. “Ethan. Colin. Aubrey and Liam…”

“Give your books to me and go.”

Ame piled her books into Ava’s arms, breathing a silent thanks to her friend. She raced out the fire door, leaving the blaring siren behind her as she sprinted across the grass to the drive that led to the other schools.

Hoping the lofty branches over the tree lined drive would hide her, Ame hurried down the hill to the elementary school. Someone from the high school must have sent a warning throughout the campus. Teachers shepherded children between them back into the building long before recess was over. She ran across the lawn to the group. “Missus Smith!”

“Amelia, what are you doing down here?” the teacher questioned.

“Where is Aubrey and Liam?”

“Liam is already in the building. We can’t find Aubrey.”

Ame’s heart slammed in her chest as she raced back to the playground. She called out her little sister’s name as she searched frantically. A whimper stopped her dead in her tracks. She looked up the slide. Beneath the mouth of the tunnel, Aubrey huddled with her tiny arms wrapped around her legs. She stared at her older sister with big, blue eyes.

“Aubrey, come down,” Ame demanded as she pointed to the ground. “Please. Now.”

The little girl shook her head, her black curls bobbing around her face.

“Come on, Aubrey. We have to go inside. I think we’re in danger. Please…”

Chills ran up Ame’s spine as a voice approached from behind her. She turned slowly to find the three men that asked for her standing there, the one named Oliver wearing an evil grin. “Look what we’ve found, boys,” he purred.

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About triciaandersen

I am the author and illustrator of the children's book "The Peculiar Princess". I am also the author of two adult fantasy romance novels, "The Sorceress of Savon" and "The Woodcutter King of Muladin". Along with being an author I am married to a wonderful guy and have three beautiful children. I coach youth track and field, sew and chase my children around to their various activities.

Posted on July 13, 2015, in author, books, fiction, novel, romance, story, Uncategorized, writing and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Oh no!! I hope they escape all right.

  2. Man, I hope everything turns out okay!

  3. OMG … I hope they’ll be okay. Nice excerpt.

  4. Oh my gosh– chills! I hope they get away from those creeps. What an adorable description of the little girl.

  5. Worst nightmare, right there.

  6. Giving me chills! Ooohh, good story!

  7. A chill went down my spine. Any chance she has mad MMA fighting skills?

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