Ok, I don’t say this lightly: this knocked my socks off. I may or may not cry in movies, but this one gave me goosebumps at the end.
I’ve just had some folks over at Goodreads ask me about my hockey-vampire novella SUDDEN DEATH OVERTIME.
I figured that the best way to tell them was to give them a little peek at the writing.
So – without further ado, here’s an excerpt from SUDDEN DEATH OVERTIME – one of the opening chapters.
Sudden Death Overtime
Tuesday night 9pm.
No one noticed quite exactly when the long black bus stole into the parking lot of the Anchor Pub. As far as anyone knew the bus just sort of drifted into the Labrador coastal village of Hope’s End like an unexpected snow flurry.
Things happen that way around here.
Slow and unexpected.
Judith Two-Bear leaned her elbows against the wood grain of the unvarnished table top. Her cigarette glowed like a lighthouse’s lonely beacon, bobbing as she nodded three beats behind the music of the static-ridden radio. She’d…
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4 responses to “SUDDEN DEATH OVERTIME – AN EXCERPT”
Many thanks for the shout-out, John.
Thanks for the goosebumps.
Very well written piece.
I thought so too 🙂