Tuesday, June 12, 2012
77, 7 & 7 --- I'm It!!!!
I've been tagged by April W. Gardner! April has challenged me to:
1. Go to page 77 of my manuscript.
2. Go to line 7.
3. Copy the next 7 lines/paragraphs.
4. Tag 7 other writers to do the same.
My seven tagged authors are:
Ladies, share your link with me so I can come read your excerpts!
And now....from my October release, DEVOTION, here's 77, 7 & 7!!! Hope you enjoy!! And April, I hope I answered the challenge!! :-)
He shook his head firmly, just staring at her. Unsettled, enchanted, Juliet realized he kept quiet on purpose. Awareness settled in. So did attraction—in a large, heavy dose. She perched her hands on her hips and arched a brow at him, refusing to give him too much of an upper hand. “How can I make amends?”
“I leave town the day after tomorrow, so I don’t have a lot of time, but I’d like to take you to dinner.”
Take her to dinner? As recompense for dumping a tray of drinks on him? “That’s not exactly making amends.”
“It is to me.” Kellen stepped a bit closer, closing the space between them, but not encroaching too much. “Do you like to dance? I’d love to check out the Wild Horse Saloon.”
The suggestion stirred delighted expectation. The Nashville institution was one of her favorites for great food, socializing, and the hilarity of attempting to line dance. “You’re serious about this?”
“Very much so.”
His presence pulled at a ticklish, sensitive place in her belly. She nodded her acceptance. Reaching into the breast pocket of his suit coat, Kellen extracted a business card and held it out to her. He maintained possession for an extra beat when she tried to claim it. "My cell number is on there. What's yours?"