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Old 02-14-2016, 11:48 PM
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To get even with her sexist boss, Josi uses people, including besotted young man. Causes five deaths before she jets off. TERMINAL FIVE.

Mentally unstable Peter must keep away from stress. Illicit online chat starts downward spiral to murder and psychosis. MURDER ON THE CARDS

Family conspiracy keeps vital facts from Alison. After untimely death of conspirator, she finds out shocking truth. FAR SIDE OF THE LAKE

A terrace of three cottages. A series of unlikely neighbours. Bizarre events. Trilogy of related chilling tales. THE MAN
NEXT DOOR.

Chaotic charity office where staff harbour shameful secrets. New recruit, seeking family roots, discovers all. SECRET LIVES

Nosy schoolteacher finds diaries of suddenly deceased friend, solves a mystery, but not before more unexpected deaths. DEATH OF MISS WETHERBY

Heartbreak in insular coastal village, brings vulnerability and danger for widowed Grace: adultery, suicide, rape, fraud. NEVER SAY GOODBYE

Roger is so indecisive, wife wants trial separation. Takes courage and ingenuity to get her back, while solving his problem. LOYAL HEART

One working class fruit upsets the posh apple cart. House prices plummet. Anger grows. Fear reigns. THE TROUBLE WITH NEIGHBOURS

Revenge may be sweet but it certainly isn't easy, especially when witchcraft is involved. Sometimes it backfires. DEATH SPELL


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This is a really neat exercise. Learning to fit everything into a tweet teaches us to be more efficient writers. I once knew an editor who said, "you don't have a story if you can't summarize it in a tweet". Grant it, it makes literary fiction all the more challenging.
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