How do you force a confession out of a coworker trying to poison you? Do you kill those who dismiss your fears and believe you are paranoid? What do you do if you start questioning your own suspicions–and sanity–as you take the law into your hands?
In this disturbing tale of derangement, a young psychopathic woman is slipping into madness as she fights an enemy that may exist only in her imagination. She has to resort to desperate measures when she realizes that a gun, security cameras in her apartment, and constant vigilance will not be enough to survive.
Have you ever had that feeling of being watched, of being followed or that someone was trying to take your life? How would you feel if your boyfriend drank the poisoned coffee that was meant for you?
Intoxication is a ride into paranoia as Leslie discovers that someone has been spiking her coffee and not with anything enjoyable. As she tightens her personal security by adding cameras in her office and apartment as well as start drinking bottled water instead of from the company’s coffee pot, she comes up with her suspicions. Unfortunately, she is wrong and questions the wrong woman.
Eventually Leslie gets her girl and thinks she has everything under control till the game takes a drastic turn.
Intoxication is a great, shot, gripping read with twists and turns making it very difficult to put down.
Coffee Order: Quad
But wait, there’s more.
Bonus: “Hitchhiker” by Tim Kizer, the first entry in the As the Darkness Falls series.
When a serial killer hitches a ride one sunny day in a beautiful California valley, he does not suspect that he may have met his match, who is dead set to take another life. The battle of wits begins and only the most devious mind will survive.
Have you passed a hitchhiker by the side of the road and questioned whether you should stop and give them a ride? This is a time to listen to your mommy and not talk to strangers, and please, while you are at it, do not stop to give them a lift.
Too bad David didn’t attend this life lesson. He stops and picks up that hitchhiker with his thumb pointing towards the sky. It doesn’t take too long for both David and his hitchhiker, Ron to grow suspicious of one another.
Hitchhiker, is a great story to follow Intoxication.
Another Bonus: The Bike (from the under 1,000 word story collections) Check it out for yourself.