Running Shorts (The Running Suspense Collection) by Diane Strong
Now, for the first time ever, The Running Suspense Series of short stories are together in a complete collection. Each a stand-alone story, all featuring a runner as the main character, The Running Suspense collection will engross and move you. This riveting collection of short stories features an unforgettable cast of characters: Luke Randal, a simple, fifty-something widower finds himself fighting for his life after following a scruffy puppy into a house of drug crazed squatters. Cora Franklin, an attentive mother of two makes a decision that will forever change her life, if she lives through it. Isaac Fisher, a young Amish father and husband leaves the Amish community only to return secretly to visit a long lost lover. Claire, a flirtatious teenage girl in love with an Ironman bound track star loses her innocence after she catches the eye of a twisted red-haired grounds keeper. A disgruntled husband loses his mind while waiting for his wife to awake from a coma after she is found at the bottom of a ravine during a long-distance trail run. A tough-as-nails single mom is put into an unthinkable situation in a sad-looking trailer house after she loses her car keys during a run. Often surprising, always suspenseful this collection will captivate and enthrall you. It may even make you think twice before heading out on your next run. “Part Stephen King, part Alfred Hitchcock…a scrumptious masterpiece of twisty turns and edge of your seat suspense.” ***** HEART STOPPING! *****GRIPPING! *****COULDN’T PUT IT DOWN! ***** Unforgettable *****WOW
Diane Strong lives in Kentucky with her husband and their two children. She received a liberal arts degree at Itasca Community College, a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Equine Studies from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana and a Master’s degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Kentucky.She writes a small column for the Georgetown News Graphic and homeschools her children. In her spare time she competes in road races, triathlons and adventure races. She is the founder of the Georgetown Run Club and Intellectual Society. She loves what she does.