Monday, July 23, 2012

Scare Me, I Love it! by Linda S. Glaz

A re-cycled, edited, and refreshed post on SUSPENSE!
Are you as crazy about suspense as I am?
I, for one, would never want to pack heat, walk the street,
and find myself face to face with a mugger just salivating
over the last two bucks in my wallet.
(and believe me, that's on a good day right after getting paid)
I would, however, love the opportunity of facing the same
criminal element if I were the character:
Super Chick!
She's not afraid to face the bad guys.
She seeks them out, corners them, dares them
to cross her path. And when she's done,
she dashes home, puts on a spot of makeup,
(she's ravishing by the way)
and is ready to be Super Cool, soccer mom
of three--a talented cook and bottle washer.
She's triumphed over evil in the world one more time.
She's reminiscent of Rosie the Riveter;
she can do anything!
No one's the wiser.
Is she afraid?
Never!
Well, there was that one time
when the baby had projectile vomiting.
Really scary stuff!!!
At its best...
 suspense in the safety of your home is an awesome book:
crashing down doors of hardened criminals,
walking in dark alleys, alone, with hundred-dollar bills
hanging out of your pockets, maybe ripping a child from
the grasp of a would-be kidnapper disguised as a clown.
(did I mention God blessed me with a quirky imagination?)
All on the pages of a book.
You can't wait to plunk down your money,
rush home, and see where the suspense will take you.

5 comments:

Sharon A. Lavy said...

I agree. But I prefer not to have bad language entering my mind and maybe exiting my mouth when I least expect it, so I prefer to read books put out by Christian publishers, or by an Author I have learned to trust.

Davalyn Spencer said...

Hm. I have some Rosie the Riveter types in my family lineage. I feel a story coming on ...

Cheryl Linn Martin said...

LOVE mystery and suspense, Linda! And I love the photo. Rosie, huh? Definitely up your alley, huh?

Aloha! --Cheryl

Lynn Donovan said...

I agree! I love intrigue and a plot that is not easily figured out! Mystery that makes me a little nervous: Love it! And I love a character who personifies ... well my inner hero. :)

Caroline said...

lol. Oh, the lives we live when we read. Your description described my feelings perfectly, Linda.