Hey there, it's Friday! I hope everyone's doing great. For today's Christian Fiction Friday post, I'm giving you a few paragraphs from page 19 of my second Kennedy Stern manuscript.
Her cell phone. She could call Reuben. Call the police. Somebody would get her out of here. Somebody …
She fumbled through the zipper pockets of her backpack. Where was it?
Her fingers finally clenched the phone. Why did they take so long to load up? A light flickered on the screen. A familiar, ominous tone.
She was low on batteries.
There was still enough to make one call, wasn’t there? Please let there be enough. She found Reuben’s number in her contacts. Please pick up.
Tiny bars danced across the screen. What was taking so long? She fought the urge to fling the phone to the ground. There wasn’t enough reception down here.
Three short beeps, and then her screen flashed with the message: Call failed.
Random Fact: When my husband and I were a long-distance couple, we once wracked up a $1,000 phone bill.
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