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by Jeff
Rated: ASR · Fiction · Thriller/Suspense · #2305448
A two-sentence story hook inspired by an image. Hook of the Book entry for September 2023.

Every time Charlotte peered down those stairs, a twinge of irritation tickled the back of her skull; her husband knew she was afraid of the dark and yet refused to change the lightbulb so she could make use of the basement. Little did she know the basement was already in use and, if that purpose ever came to light, their fiction of a normal life would be over forever.


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69 words

Written For: "Hook of the Book: A Contest

Submitted via: "Round 6 entry"  

Prompt: Use the picture prompt below to create an engaging opening. Your opening should be one or two sentences. No more.

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