Somebody Somewhere by Tom Lichtenberg
Approx. 24,060 words.
Published on November 15, 2009.
Some psycho kidnaps his would-be girlfiend, gets chased by the cops halfway across the state, runs out of gas right outside your house, where you and your spouse are enjoying a quiet evening at home, and now you’re held hostage at gunpoint and surrounded by police. It could happen.