Cracks Within

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Thrillers  |  House: Booksie Classic
Anna Delaney worked so hard for the 'perfect life'. However, cracks are forming. Memories from her past that she wished she would never think about again. What will she do? Can she fight it? Or will her mind crack?

The mind is a fragile thing, and life is never how it seems.

A dramatic thriller that will leave you on the edge and thirsty for more!

If you liked books such as The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl, you will love this book

Table of Contents

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Submitted: March 23, 2017

Thursday 2nd August 2018. I punch the white cushioned walls, desperate to find a way out. I scream, clawing at the stone floor. My ha... Read Chapter

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Submitted: March 23, 2017

  Monday 8th October 2040. My eyes snap open as I wake from the nightmare of my past. I woke up in a pool of sweat, my h... Read Chapter

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  Monday 10th September 2007. I can't remember the last time I was this nervous. I look at myself up and down in my Mom's mi... Read Chapter

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Monday 8th October 2040. My thoughts are cut short by the rapping on the shower glass by Harvey. I pull myself out of my mind and loo... Read Chapter

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  Saturday 8th March 2008. I straighten the last of my hair before deciding to give up and whack it into a ponytail. I look ... Read Chapter

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Tuesday 9th October 2040. My thoughts are interrupted by the sounds of my kids running down the stairs, arguing over what pizza they... Read Chapter

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  Saturday 14th February 2009. Sitting on the rock, I feel like Ariel. I look over the lake, unable to see the end. It’s a... Read Chapter

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Submitted: March 23, 2017

Tuesday 9th October 2040. I jump out of my memory as I feel a hand on my shoulder. I scream out, wrapping my hands around the strang... Read Chapter

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Thursday 2nd September 2010. “Sam, I swear to god, you’re being a fucking moron!” I scream. “And you’re being a fucking... Read Chapter

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Submitted: March 23, 2017

Tuesday 9th October 2040. I snap out of my thoughts, barely able to breathe. I try and catch my breath. I’ve never gone into two m... Read Chapter

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Wednesday 8th May 2013. I count the tiles on the waiting room ceiling. Two hundred and fifteen. A man’s voice erupts from the ceili... Read Chapter

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Tuesday 9th October 2040. I fall off the sofa as I hear the front door bang. “Mom!! MOM!” Izzy shouts out. I roll my eyes an... Read Chapter

Chapter 13

Submitted: November 18, 2018


TRANSLATION FOR FRENCH IN ORDER


FRENCH: Bonjour. Puis-je vous aider? Non, je suis occupé en ce moment avec un client. Rappelez-moi dans deux heures? Je vous remercie ENGLISH: Hello. Can I help you? No, I'm busy right now with a
client. Remind me in two hours? Thank you.


FRENCH: Tu parle français? ENGLISH: You speak French?


FRENCH: Ouais. J'avais l'habitude de parler couramment, mais pas maintenant ENGLISH: Yeah. I used to speak fluently, but not now.


FRENCH: Cela arrive avec le français. Il ya tellement de choses à retenir, mais à moins que vous vivez dans le comté en permanence, vous oubliez toujours les verbes et la merde. ENGLISH: It happens
with French. There are so many things to remember, but unless you live in the county constantly, you always forget the verbs and shit.


FRENCH: Vous êtes un thérapeute. Sûrement, il est mauvais pour vous de dire merde avec moi dans la salle? ENGLISH: You are a therapist. Surely, it's bad for you to say shit with me in the room?


FRENCH: Une fois que je commence à parler à un patient, je peux trouver la façon de leur parler. Bien que, vous avez été le meilleur patient à parler parce que vous êtes informel, tout comme moi.
Aussi, vous parlez français! Et assez bon pour être honnête. Voulez-vous parler en anglais? ENGLISH: Once I start talking to a patient, I can figure out how to talk to them. Although, you have been
the best patient to talk because you are informal, just like me. Also, you speak French! And good enough to be honest. Do you want to speak in English?


FRENCH: Va te faire foutre, mec. ENGLISH: Fuck you, man.
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Chapter 14

Submitted: November 18, 2018

Tuesday 9th October 2040.   Walking away from my husband is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. I get in the car and drive.... Read Chapter

Chapter 15

Submitted: November 18, 2018

Saturday 27th June 2020.   I walk down the high-street listening to the busy chatter of Saturday shoppers all around me. My bag ... Read Chapter

Chapter 16

Submitted: November 18, 2018

Tuesday 9th October 2040.   I wake up in Marshalls arms. I unlace my hand from his and feel the tears on my face. I silently mov... Read Chapter

Chapter 17

Submitted: November 18, 2018

Friday 5th February 2027.   I’ve never felt love like this. Sam is beside me, crying as we welcome our son into the world. His... Read Chapter

Chapter 18

Submitted: November 18, 2018

Wednesday 12th December 2040.   “Are you listening to me?” Marshall’s voice is quiet as I slowly come to consciousness. ... Read Chapter

Chapter 19

Submitted: November 18, 2018

Thursday 24th August 2034.   Sun washes over my face. I feel the sand beneath me, moulding to the shape of my body. Children sho... Read Chapter

Chapter 20

Submitted: November 18, 2018

Thursday 3rd January 2041.   My phone rings as I lie there, alone. I half open my eyes and reach for my phone, knocking over the... Read Chapter

Chapter 21

Submitted: November 18, 2018

Thursday 8th June 2017 (PRESENT DAY) Everything is black. My Mom’s voice fades away. I prepare myself mentally for the end. “Anna... Read Chapter