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Six Sentence Sunday 6

8 Jan

A week now into the new year and I’m back to working on my goal of finishing this draft of Love Burns by the end of the month. Here’s a snip from a picnic scene I’ve enjoyed writing:

His expression tender and savoring, he traced his fingertips over her skin, shoulder to breast to waist to hip, and his warm smile broadened. “You are so beautiful. Kay should paint you, like this, dressed in sunlight.” Humor sparked in his amber eyes and he chuckled. “I was going to say Nate should photograph you, but if he did, then I’d have to kill him and he is my best friend, so that would be a problem.”

Her anxiety at lying so bare beneath him and the wide blue sky broke, and she laughed, even as his possessive joke intrigued her.

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Six Sentence Sunday 4

18 Dec

Here’s another six sentences from my current work in progress, Love Burns, a contemporary romance:

He teased with more lazy kisses, drifting lower, setting her pulse to dancing and her anxiety and anticipation churning together.

Stop, let him play. This is what you’ve craved: to play, to be alive, to be wanted, to feel again.

Carefully following the rules had brought her to heartbreak. Breaking the rules couldn’t be any worse.

Right?

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Six Sentence Sunday 3

11 Dec

Here’s another six sentences from my current work in progress, Love Burns, a contemporary romance:

She leaned into him, relaxing with a laugh. “This has been a great day.”

“All of it?” he said seriously, still weighing what they’d started this afternoon, and immediately kicked himself for not going with the flow and agreeing. Then worry slapped in–the day hadn’t all been rosy for her–and annoyance with himself quickly followed for wanting her, right now, again, and fighting the sensual memories and hungry grip of his body was a lost cause.

He flushed, thoroughly relieved he was sitting and the boys were off with their dad. Only so much biology he was up for explaining today.

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Six Sentence Sunday 2

4 Dec

Here’s six sentences from my current work in progress, Love Burns, a contemporary romance:

He blanketed her against the wall, all heavy languid strength. His unbroken kiss, rich and deep, leached away the strain of the day, wrapping her in a lovely rising tension.
She shut her eyes and succumbed to the sensual haze. He possessed a magician’s touch with those big hands, gentle, slow, and intense. Yes, oh, yes, she’d had far too much to drink today, but to be touched with such tenderness, to be kissed and held. . .
Yes, this was wrong, but it had been so long—

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