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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Snippett Sunday

Welcome to Snippet Sunday. In this excerpt, my hero and heroine meet the man they suspect of killing the president and his wife who were Hank's parents. You can find more snippets at

The cold rain emptied the cemetery as people ran for their cars. As Hank and Kathryn jogged around a tall hedge, Kathryn barreled into a group of four men who also seemed in a hurry to get out of the rain. “Oh, excuse me,” she cried.

To Hank’s surprise, one of the men whirled around and shoved her backwards. She stumbled and would have fallen if he hadn’t caught her arm. “Hey, watch what you’re doing,” he roared. “It was an accident; she said she was sorry.”

The man who had shoved Kathryn advanced toward Hank, but he backed off when a voice Hank would never forget called, “My men were only doing their job, Dr. Sinclair.”


“It’s Josh Stanton,” Hank interrupted, his chest filling with both fire and ice at the same time.


                                         “First Lady Kills President Lovinggood”
                                                        December 5, 2018

Thirty years later, Hank Lovinggood embarks on a quest to prove his mother’s innocence and punish the killers who took his family from him. Together Hank and lovely physicist Dr. Kathryn Sinclair confront an implacable, twisted, and merciless enemy who’ll do whatever it takes to hide the truth forever.

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PT said...

Interesting snippet and an evil place to leave us hanging!

Linda said...

A pack of bodyguard in the rain, they better walk away, it doesn't seem very pleasing.

SherryGLoag said...

Wow, you know how to leave us cliff hanging, don't you. I have to find out who Josh Stanton is.

Frank C. Etier said...

Caution is indeed to watchword.
When big money and real power want you dead, you die.

Sarah W said...

So the bad guy has bodyguards . . .

Nice sequence!

Veronica Scott said...

Such a fascinating story, so many twists and turns. Can't wait to learn more about the mysterious Mr. Stanton. Great snippet!

Allyson Carter said...

Who's this person? You left us hanging. :) Very interesting.

S.J. Maylee said...

Oh man, I can only imagine the pain roaring through Hank right now. Crazy good snippet.

Teresa Cypher said...

Hmm...who is Josh Stanton??? I like this line: "The cold rain emptied the cemetery as people ran for their cars." Good imagery. Great writing, Elaine!