The Van Helsing Impetus – Excerpt No. 412

She drank from her frosty glass of beer and noted that it was covered in sweat from condensation. Two empty glasses sat on the table, along with the crumbs of what remained of her steak frites.

“Would you like another?” the server asked.

Clara looked up from her phone, over her sunglasses, toward the muscular man with sunburned skin and a trimmed beard. She enjoyed the look of him, and his cologne carried a subtle scent of musk. However, she was in no mood to play. A few more beers might change my mind.

“Yes,” Clara said. “Please.”

A potrait of a bearded man. Subburned skin, dark hair, neatly trimmed bears and white teeth. A blurry background of a restaurant or food truck in the background. Image by Kampus Production 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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