A thriller novel in 1600 words

Here is a novel I wrote in 1600 words. It's a 'page turner'! Prologue In a dark warehouse a Helpless Woman limps away from a shadowy figure. “Help! Help!” she cries, but no one is there to help her. The figure holds a gleaming blade in a red-gloved hand. “No!” cries the woman. Blood splashes …

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A likable “I”

I started reading The City & The City, by China Mieville and my disappointment at it being in first person was quickly quashed by the great writing and non-annoying character. Too many times, first person narratives have the same arrogant, 'quirky,' snide, sarcastic character that everyone around them seems to love, but I want to …