The Van Helsing Impetus – Excerpt No. 340

“Let’s get moving,” Clara said.

She put the truck in gear and pushed on the throttle. As a precaution, Clara kept the headlights off to avoid getting noticed. I’d rather not deal with nosey neighbours.

“Speaking of which,” Clara said, “I wonder if it’s safe to head back into the city?”

With nothing to go on, she would be going in blind. For all she knew, there were police checkpoints everywhere searching passengers and their vehicles. Won’t help that mine is stolen

“Oh right! The radio…”

Clara turned the dial and was greeted by a faint voice in a sea of static.

“That won’t do.”

She cycled through the channels; rock, metal, classical, and news. None were making special announcements or reporting on what happened in the city. Curiouser and curiouser.

Picture of an old car radio. Image by Bruno /Germany from Pixabay.

Note: The latest novel featuring Clara Grey, The Van Helsing Impetus is out now. The attached image is sourced from Pixabay.


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