Dying Embers

Dying Embers

15.3K Reads 1.9K Votes 59 Part Story
A Roy By anupamarc Completed

COMPLETED - A drone is found on Mars on the same day Zoe Blackwell starts her new career, hoping the past will leave her alone. But an innocent interview with a quirky centenarian leads to a string of outrageous events, and life spins fast out of control.

The book that takes you from New York City to Egyptian ruins. Alien technology, ancient talisman, a secret society and a debutant reporter. Their paths merge for an explosive result ending in a heart stopping car chase. 

Two love interests - childhood friend, Zachary and an intriguing online stranger, Jaxon - which one can she trust?

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Kristiekc Kristiekc May 01
No idea how I missed the vote on this chapter, but rectified . Most likely happened during a glitch ah well :D
Kristiekc Kristiekc Jun 19
Her fingers ( leave out a blur of colour ) it gives the impression that all her fingers are different colours (  I know you mean her nails )... just go with blur maybe.
SallyMason1 SallyMason1 Jul 18
Set the heading apart from the rest of the paragraph (maybe even center it) and start the next paragraph with "The news." I think this will bring the message across and gives a better hook.
Love this! Very well written.  If I had to describe it in one word: Gripping! :)
SallyMason1 SallyMason1 Jul 18
"answer" is an echo word to the sentence before. "drifts through the receiver" maybe?
Kristiekc Kristiekc Jun 19
How about( he exhales loudly) or he exhales long and loud, sounds less sticky than a long breath because a long exhale is a breath, something like that?