Alone #writephoto Joelle LeGendre

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A rock face looks toward the north, as the sun sets with a golden glow. I’m happy to have a window, even one that’s a foot thick and harder than steel.  It does nothing to soothe the lonely hours in a prison designed to look like a two-bedroom apartment on the 2nd floor of an upscale high-rise.

Sure, I have computer access, but I can’t email anyone about my plight.  To the world, I disappeared the day after my so-called best friend’s death.  Arlene, the woman who had killed me 3 times before.  Arlene, the woman I had to endure in my household for 30 years so that I could keep the worst enemy ever to walk the Earth from killing me a 4th time.

At the end of her life, when cancer had taken away most of her suspicious nature, I’d slipped a confession letter into papers she was signing.  Finally, I had my vengeance upon her.  Or so I thought.

When they’re through with me in this wretched place, someone will find my body.  Given the number of needle marks and biopsy sites, they’ll no doubt suspect that I was tortured.

And who, might you ask, abducted me?  My own daughter, Dr. Charlene Bellson, the former county coroner and now head of a task force trying to unlock the secrets of time travel, interdimensional dynamics, and reincarnation.

I trusted her with my secret, the fact I’d been thrown down the shaft of a cave by Arlene 3 times.  But she’s a brilliant pathologist and had come to that conclusion prior to my confession.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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