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Twine

3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  43 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Twine is a psychological horror novelette.

John suffers from crippling anxiety. His life consists of working at a print shop and avoiding social interaction as much as possible by locking himself up in a basement apartment. Everything changes when he meets Jillian, a beautiful girl who walks into his life and flips it upside down, making him into someone confident.

But at th
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Kindle Edition, 27 pages
Published April 16th 2013 by Jon Herrera
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Cindy
May 07, 2013 Cindy rated it it was amazing
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This book just grabbed me right into the story of John, a man who suffered from such terrible anxiety he basically only had work as his life. That is until the day he meets Jillian, who changes him into a man with self confidence. Of course, this is a horror story and not a fairy tale so you will have to read and find out if John gets to have a lived happily ever after life!

Since this is a short story I was able to read it at one sitting. I enjoyed this well written story and plan to read more f
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Charlie Ika-Heimonen
This was a most engaging short-story about a man who suffers with terrible anxieties. I read it all in one sitting. In fact, I may re-read it to fully understand the layers of this character.

I feel like Herrera gave me a bit of an inside track on what it feels like to live with anxiety, and how crippling it can make life.

There are many mysteries surrounding this story and I haven't figured them all out yet. - I like that feeling. The feeling that leaves you contemplating what truth is. Haven't
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J. Lynne
The way this short story started off, I thought it was headed in a completely different direction than it did. That confused me at first. Once I got more into the story, I decided to forget about the technology introduction because it didn't really go with the actual meat of the story.

I would have loved to have the relationship between John and his two women (check the blurb) fleshed out a little more. Other aspects (one mentioned above) could have been removed to allow the story to remain at it
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Marguerite Czajka
May 12, 2013 Marguerite Czajka rated it liked it
I liked this book, but the overly effusive reviews leave me a little puzzled about what they see that I don't. I might have given it another star if my expectations hadn't been set so high by the Goodreads and Amazon reviews.
Kathy Floyd
Mar 14, 2014 Kathy Floyd rated it it was amazing
Unusual, but good.

I enjoyed this story, even though it was a little different from what I usually read. it has a nice surprise at the end.
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Jon Herrera lives in Ontario, Canada. After attempting to take his life in December 2012, he now shares his personal struggles with mental illness and writes poetry and fiction.
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