He applied the Page 69 Test to his new novel, The Rock Hole, the first mystery in The Red River Series, and reported the following:
Page 69 of The Rock Hole, is the end of Chapter 8.Learn more about the book and author at Reavis Z. Wortham's website.
Grandpa shot him a look and then pulled a ‘toe sack to the side to reveal what was left of a dog. Everyone looked in silence for a moment. “You think a mama lion did this?”Though extremely short, this quick glimpse into the story gives us a chilling insight into the horrible events that have occurred so far and a disturbing direction the story has just taken. Someone is mutilating animals and Grandpa (who is both a farmer and constable) knows that things are going to get worse before they get better. What he doesn’t know, is that the psychopath has targeted his own grandchildren, ten-year-old outgoing Pepper, and her same-age cousin, Top.
“Nope. Not unless she’s learned to build a fire and skin her meat. Someone spent quite a while working on this poor thing.”
Uncle James and Grandpa exchanged glances. The men in the lot exploded in conversation and wondered aloud who could have done such a thing.
Pepper saw grandpa’s look and slithered off the cab. In an instant, Grandpa’s good mood evaporated.
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