The Kidnapping – 9/7/15

Big Rig

                                                                  Big Rig


The Kidnapping
By Teresa Dean Smeigh
Copyright September 7, 2015

Nancy and Claire were riding down the roadway with the radio blasting and the convertible top open.

Nancy pushed the accelerator down. She wanted to see how fast she could get the car flying.

Suddenly they spotted a large rig on the side of the road and what looked like three figures struggling next to it.

Nancy started slowing down and pulled off the road onto the shoulder behind the rig. The figures all looked up. The female kicked at the two men who were staring at the intruders.

“Nancy don’t stop, they look dangerous.”

“We can’t leave her here with them.”

She reached in the glove box and pulled out her service revolver. She stepped out of the car.

“Claire stay here!”

She headed over to the group and told the men to step back and let the girl go. They just laughed and started towards Nancy. She shot them both in the legs and they went down.

They were both stunned. This girl could shoot.
“Claire call Dad and tell him what we have here.”

“My Dad is the chief of police and will be here momentarily to pick you two up.”


This week’s photo is a big-rig that was parked up last year. You can use it in your post in any way you see fit.


Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog

About Tessa

Tessa Dean at 60 plus is still writing but slowing down because of her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). She has published about 12 articles on Bipolar Disorder on She is also working on 3 fiction books (mysteries/thrillers). The books will probably never be finished, but who knows what the future holds. She keeps her blogs filled with useful content, stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She is from Southern, NJ. Her family, writing and blog keep her busy. You can also follow the progress of her memoirs on the blog. She is adding chapters a little at a time.
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12 Responses to The Kidnapping – 9/7/15

  1. Dave says:

    Good shootin’, Tex! Sounds like they had it comin’.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Great story but what did the two men do that made her shoot them? I think I missed something.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Tessa says:

      She was already mad at them, then ——–She headed over to the group and told the men to step back and let the girl go. They just laughed and started towards Nancy. She shot them both in the legs and they went down.———That was the reason. They were coming after her now. Stupid men. Just because she was a girl didn’t mean she couldn’t shoot them, besides she was a cop hence the service revolver in the glove box.

      Thanks for reading.!

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  3. ceayr says:

    Action packed stuff here, Tessa!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Francesca Smith says:

    I do not wish to imagine what may have happened if they would have drove on.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Now that was something they didn’t anticipate. I like it.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. luckyjc007 says:

    It sounds like “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” ….apparently she has some of her father’s genes! It wouldn’t hurt to keep her around! Nice quick action story.

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