Prompt by Joyce Juzwik
It’s Saturday afternoon, and a beautiful sunny day. The newspaper is full of garage sale listings, and you’ve found some great items browsing through those. A small notice under Sales however, catches your eye. A used book store at the North end of town is having a sidewalk sale. All their books are marked down to $1 for today only. Forget garage sales. This is so much more exciting. Who knows what classics or first editions you might be able to pick up there.
You purchase several books and hurry home so you can pick out what will be your first read. The ones you bought were all mysteries since those are your favorite. You decide to flip through the pages of all of your new books to make sure they are intact. It is so annoying when you’re right in the middle of a who-done-it and one or two of the pages are torn or missing. Then again, how picky can you be? After all, they were only $1 each. Still…
While you’re fanning the pages of one of your new found treasures, a note falls out, and…
Prompt: The rest of the story is now in YOUR hands. Go!
Word Count: 1,500 or less
Deadline: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt.