Wednesday Briefs: February 27, 2019

Here is a list of all the authors flashing this week, along with a brief snippet from their latest free work. Click the link after the snippet to be taken to the complete story on the author’s home page.

Here Kitty Kitty: Chapter 18.4 by Carol Pedroso

Patrick and Tristan rounded the hallway corner just in time for Tristan to have the wind knocked out of him by a blur of pink.

More people ran up as Tristan tried to catch his breath and hold on to the now wriggling pink lump in his arms.

Playing a hunch, he gasped out, “Fran, I presume.”

The wiggling stopped and a far too intelligent gaze captured his. He got lost in that gaze for a few moments before yelling got his attention.

“Fran, what have you been told about running in the hallways. You’re meant to be staying with your friends tonight.”

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Denied: Chapter Seventy-two by Cia Nordwell

Our link pulled at me, and I followed it. These Elites didn’t have their cells set up like the scientists and doctors had. No constant surveillance, just guards.

Guards who didn’t see me coming before I took them out. Deke would be proud. The last one had managed to draw a weapon on me, so I’d been forced to use a knife on him. If he was valuable, they could regrow the tendons.

If not… it was him or me. And nothing was going to keep me from Captain.

Hopefully Anyas was doing his job because I needed Danie and

 

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Adrift: Chapter 29 by J. Alan Veerkamp

Behind the bedroom time panel’s cracked surface, an amber four ticked over into a five, signifying yet another lost minute. In the near darkness, Arad had watched it happen seventy-three times hoping the mindless activity would drift him off to sleep. Make that seventy-four. The day had sapped his every gram of energy, but he tossed and turned as ideas flooded across his thoughts in bright waves of DemiShou color.

After hitting PAUSE, Arad had insisted on staying with the DemiShou, paranoid of a new seizure or episode playing out he wasn’t prepared for.

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In Pieces #41 (10.4) by Julie Lynn Hayes

“You know something, Ryan? If you weren’t already taken, I’d grab you up in a heartbeat.”

Ryan was shocked to hear those words coming from such a beautiful girl. The girls in his life had always tended to look on as a friend, never a love interest. He was momentarily nonplussed, unsure how to react. Abby reached up and patted his cheek lightly.

“But you are. Very much taken. If Brandon turns out not to be the one, I’ll just have to keep looking. At least I know guys like you exist. That gives me hope.”

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