Welcome to another Sunday of fun reading! This post is part of the Weekend Writing Warriors and Sunday Snippet blog hop. It provides authors of all different backgrounds and genres with an opportunity to post snippets of their published and unpublished books.
I’m posting a snippet from my Georgian Christmas story, Snowflakes & Beeswax. If you read my previous snippet, I should warn you that I skipped ahead a couple of paragraphs.
Madelyn turned led her guests to the far end of the barn.
“We’ve always used the barn as a workspace and for storage, but in the past, when we received word of your pending arrival, my father and I moved everything into the house, which my father felt was a more appropriate setting for business. Now that he's,” her mind blanked for a moment, “… gone, it's all I can do to keep up with my regular duties. I lacked the time needed to move the crates into the house.”
She glanced over her shoulder and studied the darker man walking a little behind and to the left of her. Her stomach shivered, like a swarm of bees huddled inside.
There was something about him that made her think the world was about to change, which was the last thing she needed right now. She already had more trouble than she could handle.