Tuesday, 10 February 2015

#TantalizingTuesdays - The Feast

Happy Tuesday, lovely peeps. Here's today's tease for you :-)

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Eleanor knew she shouldn’t be back here, but there was only so much aimless chit chat she could stand. This was why she avoided parties at all cost—small talk. She never knew what to say, where to put her hands, who to talk to for that matter.
Besides, no one would miss her. They never did. Mousy little Eleanor, the office gopher. She glared at her reflection in the mirror, and then stuck her tongue out at herself.
An amused chuckle behind her made her spin round, and her screech of surprise died in her throat when the stranger held his finger up and frowned.
“Shhh, little one, you’ll spoil my surprise.” His heavily accented voice washed over her, and sent shivers down her spine. Dressed all in black this man made an imposing figure, one she ought to be frightened of. She hadn’t seen him in the mirror, so where had he come from?
“So many questions. I do like an inquisitive mind. Listen…”
He smiled, and her world tilted when she saw his fangs. From far away she heard the screams of terror, and he held out his hand.

“They’ll feast well tonight, but you are mine.”

Tantalizing Tuesday Authors use a photo prompt to tease in 200 words. Please click on the graphic to check out the other fabulous participating authors.

As ever, let me know what you thought of my teaser today. 

D xx 


  1. A wonderful teaser Doris. Great build up, and chills ran down my spine. Love it

  2. Nice one Doris .looks like they are going to have fun

  3. This was nice with a great build. I enjoyed the journey and the anticipation of what about to happen next.

  4. Jesus, Doris! I was not going there and then you jerked me down this really black hole! Fabulous teaser! What a tremendous 200 word story. I loved this line, "...screech of surprise died in her throat ..." little does she know that she caught someone's eye. Wonderful. xo

    1. Heh, thanks Muffy. I just had to, you know. He's so intriguing :-)

  5. Awesome teaser! I didn't see where it was heading either, but it certainly pulled me along. Nice work.

  6. Doris, you have a way to bring something dark and intimate into something really sexual there. This is one of the most intriguing pieces I've read from you. Keep it up! It's your trademark.

  7. Nice teaser I wasn't expecting that. ...