Maëlys Clement would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

I Am Normal

By Maëlys Clement All Rights Reserved ©

Thriller

Chapter 1

I am normal.

The feeling of leather on my skin is one I'll mourn, but I slide the jacket off anyway. From the pocket comes a pair of sunglasses, and I carefully slip them on.

I am normal.

My hair comes undone, the colored band and ribbon dropping down on the jacket. They'll be gone within the hour, regardless of the suspicious bloodstain - I'm sure of it.

I am normal.

It's a mantra, a whisper repeated over and over. I hesitate a second before I begin to wrap the opulent scarf in my hands around my neck. The woman I took this from won't be needing it where she's going.

I am normal.

The phone in my jeans says goodbye to it's colorful case, left in pieces in the nearby dumpster. I take in a deep breath and repeat it once again before stepping out from the alley into the sun.

I am normal.

The giggle I give out as I pretend to text is nothing but what you'd expect from someone like me. I look rich and carefree, a girl of all her twenty-something years and no more.

I am normal.

They glance over me as they walk by, but their eyes soon find somewhere more interesting to rest. I'm just one in a crowd, nothing more. Slowly I fade from your consciousness.

They say that on average, a person walks past seven psychopaths a day.

I am not normal. In fact, I'm fairly sure you could count me among them.

Write a Review Did you enjoy my story? Please let me know what you think by leaving a review! Thanks, Maëlys Clement
Continue Reading
Further Recommendations

sanvi khamkar: It's an amazing story with a perfect plot

mray2174: I did like this story. I would totally recommend it to a friend, but it didn't seem like a book. Your writing style reminded me of a fan fiction writer, always adding in tiny details and making things like "Oh, my name is [name that no one would ever name a child] and here is my life story. Oh, d...

Saleha30: Zanthus.. this name will always remind me of golden colour.. this story was different.. the characters were so powerful yet vulnerable.. so aggressive.. what happened to Zanthus, it broke my heart and he did not emerged out of it unscathed..Olive had a soft-hearted person but her character was so...

DervBlah Carson: I need more! Love the concept, I'm dying to know the ending.

Otibhor Adeleke: This book is honestly one of the few well-written books on this app. The writer was able to give the book a captivating aura that just draws you to the book. From the plot to the characters to the writing style, everything was done . I especially love that the little things or minor events, whic...

Sherry Westendorf: Very well written. Exciting, emotional, fun, suspenseful and so much more. It grabs your attention and keeps it. I enjoyed this a lot. I read this on Inkitt and voluntarily review it. I recommend it.

karliburke15: I absolutely loved it.It has all your emotions flowing when you read bound to you.Took me a day to read so it's not really long but I think it's the perfect length,great book

More Recommendations

Ethan West: I love how it was scary but also on the other hand it was a mystery you should write more parts of the book as the children begin to get older

Nagavani Banda: Excellent ... gripping story...Good plot. I had to finish it in one go. It would be even better if we know the ending..So please complete it

briggy1998: I really enjoyed the book, even though I had to skip a few lines, because at times it could get a bit disturbing🙆🏻😅What I would have liked is if you could have given a bit more insight into jack's and fiona's relationship, especially the epilogue was a bit short 😬Other than that an amazing story!

{{ contest.story_page_sticky_bar_text }} Be the first to recommend this story.

About Us:

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books you love the most based on crowd wisdom.