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Wishbone by Brooklyn Hudson #atozchallenge

Just when I thought the A to Z April Blogging Challenge 2013   would go on forever, it is nearly over! What did you think of it? Did it benefit your blog? I’m co-hosting it on Amlokiblogs, so drop me a comment there if you have something to say about the challenge itself. On this blog, I’ve been featuring mostly indie-published book excerpts for all of April. I love reading, and supporting author-friends, and this is a good way to do both.

Today, for W, I give you a suspense-thriller: Wishbone by Brooklyn Hudson.



Elevator Pitch: A Manhattan power couple survive a tragedy and attempt a fresh start only to be plagued by unexplained and disastrous occurrences…be careful what you wish for.


Rachael felt lightheaded, working quickly with one free arm; the other still balancing her confused and curious 18 month old. Using her daughter as bait, she knew she would have only seconds before the baby began to wail. She turned away and rushed for the coop door. She pressed her back up against the wall hiding just beside it. The baby whimpered as Rachael created distance between them. The whimper became a whine, and then an explosive cry.

Rachael locked eyes with her little girl and thought instantly to run to her, but it was too late. The door swung open, nearly crushing Rachael against the wall. Sarah’s eyes fell on the toddler, crying and surrounded by hay bails. Her head cocked, she took a slow step in the direction of the baby. Rachael came up behind her. She lifted the hatchet high into the air, now questioning her ability. Sarah spun around and without hesitation…To read the entire first chapter, click here.
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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 literary crime thriller series, the Blue Mumbai, is represented by Lucienne Diver from The Knight Agency. Both The Blue Bar and The Blue Monsoon were published in 2023.

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