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The Runaway

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Angela waits, hiding in the dark of a house, her satchel packed and ready, her bloody clothes discarded on the floor. If Luc doesn't arrive soon, she knows they'll find her.

The Runaway is a short story that will keep you guessing.
Kindle Edition, 11 pages
Published (first published April 18th 2011)
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Sarah Billington
May 09, 2011 Sarah Billington rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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I am biased, I admit it. I'm the author. :)
Shirley Marr
May 16, 2011 Shirley Marr rated it it was amazing
I got this short story as a free ebook here from Smashwords, read it in one very short sitting and I loved it! Angela is stuck in a mysterious unknown situation awaiting someone or something to decide her fate. It depends who gets to her first.

I don't want to give anything away, but the buildup is beautiful, the atmospheric tense and as for the resolution... well that's my very favourite part. It gives nothing away, yet tells you everything. Love! Despite being short in length, this story feels
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Dani
Apr 08, 2012 Dani rated it really liked it
3.5/5 stars

The writing in this short story is well done. The tension, the set-up is fantastic -- I could really feel Angela's terror and unease. Unfortunately, I was just left with too many unanswered questions for my taste. However, this would make a fabulous intro for a longer novel, and it left me very, very curious as to what Angela is in the middle of.
Heather Adkins
Jul 19, 2011 Heather Adkins rated it it was amazing
VERY intriguing. This is an extremely short story but the writing is delightful and the tension is set up from beginning to end. It's the kind of psychological mind-f*** that leaves you wondering...
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Sarah Billington is an Australian writer and editor who likes to write stories with love, laughs, suspense and zombies. Sometimes all in the same story.

She writes predominantly light Young Adult fiction under her name, Sarah Billington, but if you're interested in something a bit darker and scarier she's got some of that for you too.

Sarah loves a variety of random things, which include Swing Danci
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