Lunch Break Thrillers - Short Stories. Twelve t so short stories. In this busy world where time is precious, matter if you are taking a short journey or a lunch break and need to sit back and relax, what better than to read a short story to its conclusion, rather than to put a book aside and forget it. Lunch Break Thrillers is a gripping mix of suspense, mystery, disaster and murder, all interlaced with memorable characters. Designed to intrigue and satisfy, these tales will leave you with something to ponder, long after they fade into the dark corners of your mind. The Mystery of the Crimson Robe. Rookie LAPD Homicide Detective, Nancy Roberts, has a strange encounter with a figure in a crimson robe. Ridiculed by her colleagues, she has more to contend with than a fancy colored garment. A story of overcoming self-doubt. Hide and Seek. Carl didn't believe in ghosts. Unless you want to count the Holy one? All that is about to change. The End, or a New Dawn. For those worried about climate change. Maybe it's all part of a grand design for a new start of biblical proportion. Where There's a Will, There's a War. A tale of political intrigue and deception. This one is for conspiracy theorists. An interactive story that will have you opening your browser to search the net for answers. Careful What You Wish. Ross Kellerman does t seem to have any luck at dating. Trapped 24/7 behind his bar, he turns to Internet dating. Big mistake. Luckily, his so called friends are at hand to help out. Downward Spiral. A cautionary tale and a Helter-Skelter ride for Annie in her fall from grace during rough times. The Black Widow. When death comes a calling, it can take all shapes and sizes, especially where revenge is the motive. A ir Mafia tale. Phoenix Rising Set in the backdrop of a bankrupt UK, a corrupt Federal European Union has taken control of the country. Can a failed British secret service agent unravel the mystery surrounding the death of a leading British industrialist? The Enemy Within. There is a war taking place, but where? It could be nearer than you think. They say to keep your friends close and your enemy even closer. But what happens in a society where you can't tell one from the other? Would this cause you to become your own worst enemy? The Silver Locket. A hyptic tale of hope, from the depths of adversity. Lost Baggage. How precious are your possessions? Worth risking your life for? Texas born, Rob Carter has the answer. Who Am I? Worried about identity theft? If t, you should be. It could cost you your life.
Declan Conner lives in Brazil, where he teaches business studies in English. He has the good fortune of a beautiful wife, but with the misfortune to share the foot of his bed with a jealous stepson in the guise of a poodle. His short story, The End, or a New Dawn, reached the finals of a short story competition. Harper Collins editors and authors judged the stories. Survival Instinct, under its original working title, achieved a gold star on the author site, Authonomy.com. Declan is currently continuing to write short stories and is working on a second thriller, title, Russian Brides.