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Are you afraid of the dark? I think this scene from my latest romance, HEREAFTER, comes from a nightmare I had as a child. Or maybe it’s all the horror movies I’ve watched with my hands over my eyes.
Alone…in the dark…something is after me…
But can ghosts be afraid of the dark? These six sentences will show you how Angie, the corporeal ghost heroine of HERAFTER, feels when she’s thrust into darkness.
The inky blackness made it impossible to see her own hand. Fear formed a tight knot in her stomach, and Angie wrapped her arms around herself to ward off the cold.
She turned and lost her bearings. Did she turn all the way around?
A scratching sound, like a trapped animal, echoed from somewhere in the distance. Keeping her right foot planted, Angie stepped out and lunged into the darkness, reaching with both hands, trying to figure out where she was.
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