You could tell by the picture that Maxi was a good dog. The stuffed dog that sat on Ray’s desk didn’t look like Maxi, but that was OK, because Ray didn’t mind. When Ray had asked, what kind of dog is Maxi? his father had said, well, we’re not sure.
There are some events that occur in our lives that leave us void of the very breath that we breathe. These events are usually without fail, occurrences that happen unexpectedly, and certainly aren’t a part of the ultimate blueprint we have drawn for our lives. Nonetheless, these catastrophic moments in time do come,… Read More Praying For a Miracle When it’s Hopeless – Book Quote Corner
After a couple more ciders, she was engrossed in a conversation about the possible impacts of Brexit and wondering where the hell that would leave her, when she saw someone arrive at their table. She looked up and realised that it was Rowan. He was carrying a pile of glasses under one arm and… Read More Sympathetic Strings – Book Quote Corner
“When did the signal restart?” Gordan asked. “A few seconds ago,” Kabir said, now seated at his desk, though he rolled just off-screen as he spoke to someone else in Hindi. Despite it being almost two in the morning, Kabir’s surroundings were buzzing with activity. “Are you sure?” Jennifer asked as she squeezed in… Read More Eternal Shadow – Book Quote Corner
The first sign was the internet going down, the music streaming into the floor-standing speakers going quiet without warning. A sudden loss of connection; Wi-Fi box rebooted twice and still nothing. The dimming of the lights came next. Not total power failure; the solar panels on the roofs to thank. Still we drank, draining… Read More In the End – Book Quote Corner
Kyle collapsed onto the high-backed chair behind the desk. He just couldn’t help it. Tears started pouring down his face, accompanied by loud sobs. He hadn’t cried a drop since the crash, not even at the hospital. It was possible he had cried on the way there, but he couldn’t remember. Not crying… Read More The Truth about Tomorrow – Book Quote Corner
She pushed her sunglasses on top of her head and leaned back. She took several shots of herself. Yep, this was definitely the best swimsuit she’d owned. She took pics until she found the perfect one and added the words “Life’s a beach” scrawled across it. She took off her cover-up, feeling slightly self-conscious,… Read More Snapped – Book Quote Corner
“This is trial eighteen,” Kate Blackstone announced. “Testing five one hundredths kilogram of enriched X435. “X” for unknown. In a forgotten corner of the Mojave Desert, twelve hundred miles away from the control facility where Kate sat, a robotic arm lowered a titanium cylinder into the core of a miniaturized reactor. No humans manned… Read More Micromium: Clean Energy from Mars – Book Quote Corner
“Rajan. See Planet A490.” “Proceed,” Ries said, taking a drink of kolan, a beverage he had received as a gift from the King of Mandaka himself. His personal stores were worth a considerable amount. “Classified, Level 7K4. Access denied. Inquiry logged,” the computer responded. Strange, Ries thought. Why would information about the planet Rajan… Read More Rajani Chronicles II: Resistance – Book Quote Corner
Terror paralysed her. Then the man’s weight lifted from her. Kaleb wrestled him to the ground. Because of his enhanced strength, the infected overpowered even the army special with ease. The shock of seeing that broke her deep freeze, and Priya leapt to her feet, casting her gaze around for a weapon.