The Van Helsing Impetus – Excerpt No. 360

“Ever heard of a fuck-off-and-die look? Or a resting-bitch face?”

“No,” Clara said. “What do you mean?”

Evelyn furrowed her brow before letting out the air through her parted lips. Her eyes rolled toward the ceiling as she paused for several heartbeats and returned her focus to those steel-grey irises.

“It’s often associated with women, but it’s not exclusive to us,” Evelyn replied. “It’s that cold chill that runs down your spine in response to unwanted flirting or an inquisitive stare. The one that confirms to a prospective suitor that not only are these lands barren, they have been salted.”

Picture of a woman in a sleek black dress, legs bare, arms bare, red lips, white pearls, sitting on a couch, giving an intense stare at the photogtrapher. Image by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels.

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


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