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Have you read Oracle by J C Martin?

Today’s Wednesday feature book has appeared on this blog before, during the author’s blog tour and otherwise. I’m happy to feature an excerpt this time from the mystery thriller Oracle by J C Martin.
 

Elevator pitch:

Days before the Olympics, a serial killer stalks the streets of London.
Detective Kurt Lancer, as he struggles to raise a disabled daughter, is in a
race against time to find the killer before he strikes on the biggest stage of
allβ€”the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games.

Teaser Excerpt:

My eyes began
to burnβ€”an incredible, searing pain as if someone had shoved glowing hot pokers
through both my eye sockets.
I cried out.
My hands shot to my face as I tried to wipe the fiery chemical away, but every
brush of my fingers left a blazing trail of hot coals across my corneas. My eyes
watered. As my vision descended into a red haze of pain, my cheeks and lips
started to tingle.
My whole face
was on fire.
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Damyanti Biswas

Damyanti Biswas is the author of You Beneath Your Skin and numerous short stories that have been published in magazines and anthologies in the US, the UK, and Asia. She has been shortlisted for Best Small Fictions and Bath Novel Awards and is co-editor of the Forge Literary Magazine. Her forthcoming literary crime thriller, The Blue Bar is represented by Lucienne Diver from The Knight Agency, and will be published by Thomas & Mercer on January 1, 2023.

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