So, how did the first (half) week of 2014 treat everybody? Though I could do with some warmer temperatures, it's a sad state of affairs when 15 degrees starts to seem blamy, I'm pleased with how this year is starting out. I've gotten some writing and editing done. I've spent some quality time with my horses, and there haven't been any major disasters to deal with. I really can't ask for much more.
The past few weeks I've been posting romantic snippets from my Georgian novella, Snowflakes & Beeswax, this week I'm changing things up and adding some mystery. Hope you like it. Don't forget WeWriWa linky list and readout the amazing samples a whole group of talented writers have posted. I promise, you'll be glad you did!
Some creative editing was used to make the snippet fit.
Later, when the moon reached its zenith and Madelyn slept, Oliver
slipped from the cabin and moved towards the Hawthorne, stopping where
he’d seen the figure. It hadn’t been a cow, it had been a man; someone
who thought they were concealed by the darkness and safe to watch the
Oliver crouched and used his finger to trace the
shape of a boot print stamped in the snow. Whoever the person was, he’d
been big and where no long gone. Most likely they’d slipped away as soon as they realized he’d been spotted.
Oliver glanced down at the dog sitting beside his feet. The animal’s
tails swept across the ground, his ears were perked and he stared into
His behavior bothered Oliver; Jack must have known someone lurked in
the shadows and should have sounded an alarm and run over to the spot,
the same way he’d charged up to Oliver and Sebastian when they had
arrived on the farm.
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