Six Sentence Sunday-7

After multiple weeks on the lighter side of Target Acquired, this week I’ve crossed over-to the darker side.

But, as you’ll see I couldn’t help myself-a touch of the light to start you off.

At the same time Nibs came bounding down to Maggie, further north at the Exmoor National Park another event, more horrifying started to unfold. A young man and his new, ten minutes old, fiancée were walking along the river when they spotted an abandoned campfire.

“Ian, I thought people couldn’t have fires here,” Aimee asked, as she looked at the blackened area partially hidden by rocks.

Ian, not wanting to show fear, stepped closer unaware Aimee was right behind him. Before he could warn her not to look she let out a scream.

Without thinking he turned back, arms outstretched in time to catch her as she fainted.

To read other great snippets go to: http://sixsunday.blogspot.com/

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45 Responses to Six Sentence Sunday-7

  1. sue says:

    I see you post early too – good snippet – curious to know what they found. What a way to start an engagement 😀

  2. Lindsay says:

    Hum, maybe next week I’ll delve deeper into the darker side and show you what they found. 😉

  3. What did they see? Oh, darn it! I gotta wait…. BUMMER! Really great way to hook, me here.

  4. Lindsay says:

    You’re right Kathleen, it’s all about the hook. It drives the story forward by making you want to see, feel, know, touch what’s around the corner. Or, in this case what’s in front of them.

  5. Cate Masters says:

    Now we have to know what they saw! lol Great teaser.

  6. Marie Dees says:

    hmm, okay, I have to be honest and say that the fainting female thing just seems overdone. Screaming yes. Running – useful.

  7. Sarah Grimm says:

    Such a tease! What did they see?

  8. lexcade says:

    I wanna know!!! Darn cliffhangers… 😉

  9. jayel kaye says:

    who, or what was in the fire, I wonder

  10. Gem Sivad says:

    I’m guessing it was more than marshmallows on fire. Great six!

  11. Oh, oh what did she see? Suspenseful six!

  12. sue says:

    Lindsay – I love your sense of humour !!! 🙂

  13. well, I hope he can run while carrying her! 🙂 Nice six!

  14. Eleri Stone says:

    Yikes! What did they see?

  15. Liz says:

    nice six and I like your website

  16. Lindsay says:

    As they, whoever ‘they’ are, say on TV-stay tuned for the next episode of Ian and Aimee.

  17. Cara Bristol says:

    Yep, I want to know what they see.

  18. J.A. Beard says:

    Lot of mystery right off the bat. Really curious as to what they found.

  19. Lisa Fox says:

    Wow! I must know what they see!!!

  20. I’m wondering what she saw in that fire.

  21. Ella Drake says:

    Definitely some intrigue coming!

  22. well…happy engagement, yo!

  23. Layna says:

    Intriguing snippet and full of suspense!

  24. Arlene Webb says:

    Interesting snippet. Fainting, only engaged for ten minutes, the guy’s got his hands full.

  25. Omigosh!! What on earth did she see??

  26. Love the suspense! Caught my attention, can’t wait till next week 🙂

  27. Lynne Murray says:

    Oh, scary! If it makes her faint, it’s not the sort of engagement present anyone wants! suspenseful six!

  28. the1940mysterywriter says:

    Oh, this is fun. My bet’s on gore, Lindsay.
    J. Gunnar Grey

  29. Monica Enderle Pierce says:

    Oh my. Something wicked lurking in those pages. I like! Nice and intriguing six.

  30. Ciara Knight says:

    Hey, what did they see. So not fair. 🙂

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