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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Six Sentence Sunday


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To whom it may concern,

All children who show the list of symptoms below are to be brought to one of six safe houses to be observed, protected, and trained to behave in humane, normal, and productive ways.

Some of the symptoms of this illness are, but not limited to:

Psychic visions—including any and all predictions of the future

Mind control

Telekinesis

Pyrokinesis

Telepathy

If your child has these or any other symptoms of abilities not considered normal please bring them to the addresses listed below.

Be warned: Any parent, guardian, or relative who fails to bring an infected child for examination will be arrested, their wages will be seized and they and their family will be considered a hostile person with terrorist intentions against the United States.

42 comments:

  1. I want to know more! Well done!

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  2. This is such a perfect excerpt for this story! Definitely makes me want to read more, although, I already did and loved this story!

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  3. I'm hooked, what a snippet! It is really a very scary statement.

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  4. Fantastic, creative excerpt! Love it. So catchy. And the the cover is captivating.

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  5. Oh yes! I love this! Best Six I've read yet!

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  6. More! Must know more! Great excerpt. Crazy-intriguing.

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  7. Hmmm....definitely makes one want to read more!

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  8. Fantastic premise. Can't wait to read more.

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  9. Well that does it. I'd be hiding my kid as fast as I could find my own "safe" house.

    Wow, great premise and six, Rebecca!

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  10. This six - this book.. I LOOOOOOOOOVE!!

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  11. Awesome six, I agree with all the above.

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  12. Fantastic excerpt. I need to read this book. It feels like X-Men, only darker. *happy chills*

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  13. Wow. That last line is crazy intense.

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  14. Arghh scared for my babies now! What a gripping, scary six -- I totally have to read is now! FAB SIX, Rebecca xx

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  15. That is awesomely creepy and intense. Wow! Just wow!

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  16. Damn! Great six! And great premise as well!

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  17. OMG - and this is a novel? I know so many people with these conditions. Oh if it were only true that such houses exist

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  18. This is one of the best Six Sunday posts I've ever read! Definitely going on my TBR pile!

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  19. Creative excerpt that will certainly stand out this Sunday--great job!

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  20. Loved the six. Very intriguing. As well as scary. Bonni Sansom

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  21. Fantastic intrigue and suspense! LOVED it!

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  22. Oh, man, don't mess with the kids. Great way to hook us, Rebecca!

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  23. What a way to grab the reader. I didn't want it to end. Wow, just wow.

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  24. That is seriously intense. Great six!

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  25. Wow. You know how much I love this series! I cannot wait for Embraced!

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  26. Wowza! I love this six. This world sounds very creepy and I totally want to read more. And my TBR list grows...

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  27. Wow! Amazing execrpt, Rebecca! Creepy and with an X-Men vibe to it. :)

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  28. Terrific writing! Intense, terse, chilling. I can't wait to read more!
    (And thanks for commenting on my six too.)

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  29. Fabulous. Period. Now you'll think I'm copying you... I guess my story will have to take a different direction.

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  30. As someone who has read this story, let me say that this is one everyone absolutely HAS to read! It's amazingly well told - - and, from a critical perspective, everything is done completely right. (More importantly - lol - I still dream about the hero!)

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  31. Holy smokes. So creepy and so well done.

    Fantastic six Rebecca!

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  32. This is terrifying, and a fantastic hook!

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  33. Frighteningly realistic--I expect this too shall come to pass. Makes your six even more disturbing. Great job!

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  34. Wow, now that is frightening as a parent.

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  35. Great work Rebecca. Way to create a paranormal story with timely overtones!

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  36. Now that definitely got my attention. Great work!

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  37. Man, that was a scary post! I almost went to hand myself in! :-/

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  38. Wow - sounds fab! And love that cover!

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