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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Six Sentence Sunday


Welcome to this week’s Six Sentence Sunday where I choose six sentences from one of my books. This weekend (since it’s available FREE on Amazon today and because today is also my birthday) I’m offering a little snippet from my debut contemporary romance The Apple Tree, which was the the Grand Prize Winner of Inspired Romance Novels' 2011 Writing Contest. 

The Apple Tree

Their eyes met for an instant but he was guarded, his mask of indifference firmly back in place.  He shrugged and looked off into the distance as they began to walk back to the cemetery gate along one of the narrow gravel paths between the rows of graves, many of which were adorned with huge flowers in their many autumnal shades of rust and yellow. 

"It’s nothing," he replied dismissively and they walked the rest of the way in silence, leaving Julie wrestling with her emotions.  She wanted to shout, but it is! It is!  How can I bear your kindness when I know you have such a low opinion of me?  


I hope you'll support me and download your FREE copy of The Apple Tree today.  This is available from:

13 comments:

Stevie Carroll said...

Some intriguing conflict in there. I think I'm going to enjoy getting involved in this exercise.

Coleen Kwan said...

You manage to pack a lot of tension in six sentences. Great excerpt.

ManicScribbler said...

Thank you for dropping by Stevie and Coleen. As I'm brand new to this, I was feeling a little nervous about what to choose, so you've made me feel much better.

Daezarkian13 said...

That's a very involving scene there -- nicely done!

ManicScribbler said...

Thank you Daezarkian - much appreciated.

Paula Martin said...

Great six, Lyn! I've not read The Apple Tree yet, but having read your other two superb novels, I need to bring this to the top of my TBR pile!

Mae Clair said...

Happy birthday, Lyn! Lovely peek into The Apple Tree with your six. Nice visual descriptions. I'm off to download the whole book now on my Kindle Fire and add you to my TBR pile. Wishing you much success with your debut contemporary! :)

ManicScribbler said...

Thank you, Paula, I do hope you'll enjoy it. I always feel nervous when a writer I like and admire so much reads one of mine...

ManicScribbler said...

Mae, thank you so much for your kind wishes and comment. I sincerely hope The Apple Tree will do justice to your Kindle Fire. Thanks for dropping by.

Maryellen said...

Fantastic six, adding this to my tbr list!

Carrie Crain (Wildcats Wife) said...

I'm going to look on my iPad for The Apple Tree!! This reads nice.

ManicScribbler said...

Thank you Maryellen and Carrie.

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