This is actually a book excerpt from my WIP Hypnotic Deception, sequel to They All Died Smiling, which is available in digital and print everywhere you love to get your books.

And yes, I ended it the way I did on purpose. No spoilers!

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When One Door Closes

By Ronda Del Boccio

for Friday Fictioneers, 18 January 2019

Word count: 100

Genre: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy

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PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson

Pen poised in my trembling hand, I read the contract, trying to make sense of the words, of their implication.

Is this what I want?

They say when one door closes, another opens. Well, Randy’s death shattered my door, then my terrible demon hunting “gift” took a good, hard crack at the cobbled shards. Still, I am not broken.

If I do this, there’s no going back.

The HR woman points at my index finger which, I discover, rests on the salary. “Plus full benefits.”

Only now do my senses register words on a page.

The door opens. “Hey, partner.”

They All Died Smiling Front Cover

Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL Life!!

Ronda Del Boccio

Award winning author, photographer and artist

About Ronda Del Boccio

Ronda Del Boccio is an award-winning and best Head shot of Ronda Del Boccioselling author of both fiction and nonfiction. She has been mostly blind since birth, but she never lets that stop her doing what she wants to do. She tells transformational tales and helps visionary authors turn their dreams and imaginings into published books. See and order Ronda’s books on Amazon.

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