In the Dead of Nightmares

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Blurb

Genre:
Mystery / Thriller
Author:
kaitybug50
Status:
Work in progress
Chapters:
7
Rating:
4.5 2 reviews
Age Limitation:
18+

Prologue

He watched her crawl toward the door with faint amusement. Blood rapidly spilled from her legs, and he was surprised she was even still conscious. Most of his victims would’ve passed out by now. This red head was by far the strongest one he’d had. Next, she screamed and pounded on the wooden door for help. He was tempted to let her out so she could get away and seek medical attention. Get away. Exactly the thing I’m not supposed to think about. I have to do something though. The serrated edge of a blade slices across her throat, and he walks out leaving a trail for the police to follow.

He remembers when things used to be so much simpler. A time when a deal wasn’t forcing him into submission. That day had changed everything: His name, his identity, his future, and his greatest fear. Now he can never escape what his reality has become. To get the threat off his back, he has to be a threat himself. Right now, he’s a servant who’s becoming more and more willing to do the dirty work.

One night he went to meet up with the shifty man himself who had him trapped. Under the cover of night, he met him at Ardsley Reservoir. The business card that came from him had yet another different name on it. This time he had changed it to Drake Skinner. When he flipped the card over, it was covered in dry blood and contained a warning. Next, Drake goes to his black Jaguar and opens the trunk to dump a young blonde woman on the ground. Finally, he gets in his car and speeds away leaving yet another mess in the dust.

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Fanny Smith: Very few complaints on grammar and spelling. The beginning is kinda slow. I think it would be more interesting if the murder plot intertwined better with the romance. . .but overall a satisfying resolution. I read the whole book, and bothered to review it.😁 Good job.

Ioana Mioara Barabulă: Such a wonderful story . All your stories are Amazing !

InioluwaB Oluseesin: The story relayed emotions.

Lilahjil: So much emotion in this book! It's so good and I just wanted to cry along with the main character every time she was sad! This book is written well, has a good mystery element to it, and I just love all the books this author writes!

Jeanet Petersen: I absolutely love this story, wow I'm speechless. So rough and intriguing. The mc a described perfectly and the story are told so detailed. Love it!

Madhobi Dey: It's unusual but goid

Anna Tompoulou: really like the way they work together!!

Lisa Williams Pea: All I can say is BRAVO! This book kept me glued to the pages. I would recommend it to everyone

Gree Grape: Loved it! It was a little short.With a bit more detailing, editing and checking, you could publish it too. Good luck! Would love to read some more like this.

More Recommendations

shadowofkitsune: Very captivating. The tension between the main characters is so filled with sparks of both good and bad, which I really love! Really well written with very interesting characters. I notice only a few grammatical errors and the style and language is very fitting to the story, really interesting.

nargishv: I really like the plot and story of the book.

rachelrachcool: I think the book was amazing they should do like kidnapping and she gets raped

Shree's story: Everything is fine but the ending should have been how they survived sam and marianne and not how she discovered that she loves leon

Ecco Valeska: I love this whole book so far. The grammar is excellent and the content is perfect.

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