Cecilia: Thursday 15 March, 6.08 p.m.
A shrieking of wind, screeching of metal as the plane ripped itself apart, the wicked cold tearing at her throat. Cecilia Williams gripped the seat, fingers burning with pain. She tried to close her mouth, but the sound prised it open, stealing her breath. A giant’s hand pinned her to the bulkhead, tumbling, tumbling, so that she couldn’t remember which was the floor and which was the ceiling.
She couldn’t see the people. Just black night air where there should have been a plane, space where there should have been seats. She squeezed her eyes shut. If she leaned this way, then it could almost be like she was sleeping…
… and that’s only half the story.
I’m certainly pleased that I haven’t made plans for that next plane journey, or even worse, don’t have my next plane ticket sat here staring at me!
As a qualified psychologist, author Emma Kavanagh, should certainly know just how to work on the emotions of the reader … Well, she has definitely cracked the fear factor in those opening few lines, so if the rest of the story is written in such a descriptive style, who knows what feelings I am in store for, from the rest of the book!
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