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Characters Who Are… Chased!

Since October is often thought of for Halloween and scary movies, our reading challenge for the month will take on as much of a creepy vibe as you like. That can be little (or none) or much. It’s truly up to you. The theme is…

The character could be in a car chase…

… or chased by a dog…

… or chased by a stalker…

… or maybe they’re chased in a game of tag…

… or perhaps they’re chased by guilt over their past… (no one said it had to be by a person!)

The possibilities are endless!

Have fun with this one, y’all. I am excited to see how creative you get. Be sure to share with us how the character was chased when you post your books.

I’ll be reading some suspense books, which are sure to have some good chase scenes in them at some point. Also, a couple of WWI and WWII books look like, from the back-cover copy, they could have a bit of a chase to them.

What books will you be reading?

8 thoughts on “Characters Who Are… Chased!

  1. Thanks, Mom! Both surprised me, actually. I was pleasantly surprised to find that picture on a free picture site. I thought it was adorable and exactly the tone I wanted to set, since I don't do very many scary books or movies.

  2. I just finished reading \”Naomi's Guide to Aging Gratefully\” written by Naomi Judd who writes about \”being chased by age.\”

  3. I certainly read more books in this category than I thought I would. :)1. Mr. Quarterback by William Campbell Gault (you get chased in football)2. Faith is the Victory by Faith Blum (chased by depression and wrong thoughts.)3. A Search for Refuge by Kristi Ann Hunter (chased by bad brother-in-law)4. Always Watching by Lynette Eason (lots of bad guys chasing good guys, and memories chasing people)5. The School at the Chalet by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer (one girl chases another up a mountain – it was unrealistic and made me roll my eyes but . . .)6. The Boden Birthright by Mary Connealy (chased by memories, chasing bad guys, and stuff like that.)7. Scout by Julie Nye (dog chases dog, people, and horses)8. Touchdown Pass by Clair Bee (more football)9. Championship Ball by Clair Bee (chasing in basketball)10. The Young Pitcher by Zane Grey (Freshman chased by sophomores with a funny ending :))11. Love by the Letter by Melissa Jagears (chased by feelings of inferiority, and man chased girl he loved)12. Strike Three! by Clair Bee (chased by memories)An even dozen there. I'm rather surprised. 🙂

  4. 1. HCSB Study Bible 10/3/19David was chased by Saul. There were other chases, but that one stood out this time around.2. A Woman of No Importance by Sonia Purnell (GM) 10/3/19Nazis chased by Allied spies, co-ordinated/led in part by Virginia Hall. Also, Gestapo chased spies.3. A Distance Too Grand by Regina Scott 10/9/19Ben and Meg chased by fire and a cougar.4. The Promise of Rayne by Nicole Deese 10/12/19Rayne was chased from her family's inn by a wildfire.5. Deceived by Irene Hannon 10/14/19Greg was chased by private investigators and his own conscience.6. Beneath a Golden Veil by Melanie Dobson 10/15/19Isaac was chased as a runaway slave.7. Christopher Robin by Elizabeth Rudnick 10/16/19Christopher Robin was chased by Hephalumps and grown-up worries.8. Dark Ambitions by Irene Hannon 10/17/19Boomer was chased by an assassin.9. Prague Winter by Madeleine Albright (GM) 10/18/19Czech Jews were chased by Nazis.10. Shadow Warriors of World War II by Gordon Thomas and Greg Lewis 10/19/19Spies chased by Nazis and vice versa.11. Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs by Patrick K. O'Donnell (GM) 10/20/19Spies chased by Nazis and vice versa.12. Swindle by Gordon Korman 10/20/19Griffin Bing and friends, by a dog.13. Framed by Gordon Korman 10/20/19A packrat was chased by Griffin Bing and friends.14. Unleashed by Gordon Korman 10/20/19Truck and driver chased by a dog.15. Because You're Mine by Colleen Coble 10/24/19Alanna was chased by her abusive husband.16. Gone in a Flash by Lynette Eason 10/28/19Samantha, by a couple of bad guys.

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