Saturday, April 9, 2011

Six Sentence Sunday #10

Welcome to this week’s Six Sentence Sunday post! (Visit the other fab writers here.) I continue to post from Blowing Embers, the second chapter in The Embers Series, a paranormal romance/epic fantasy, set to be released this summer.

Today’s snip is a small jump ahead of where we left off last week. Kiera has managed to make it back to her apartment, only to find Alex, her 6-year-old nephew, and Emmy, his nanny, waiting for her. It’s been a tumultuous (!) day, and she’s sitting in front of the fire, trying to catch her breath before cleaning up for a fancy dinner. All at once, it occurs to Kiera that Alex and Emmy should already be down in the great hall awaiting their evening meal, and so she asks Alex why they’re not. 


From somewhere behind her, Emmy answered instead. “Alex has something to ask you, Kiera.” When he hesitated, Emmy stood and walked over. “Come on now, Alex. Ask her so we can go on down.”
“Keer,” he began, and squeezed her hand.





36 comments:

  1. Awe! One tug at the heartstrings is all she needs!! Too sweet :-)

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  2. Aw. Cute. Can't wait for the question!

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  3. Interesting. I wonder what he's going to ask.

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  4. Aww, he's a cute kid, but also thoughtful, so it might be something serious. A little suspense there!

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  5. Hmmm, I wonder what he needs to ask her. Get the feeling it will be something serious.

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  6. A great six! I look forward to the next six to find out what he asks. :)

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  7. Ummm where's the rest? I wanna know!

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  8. I really like your set up here. And your background is awesome! Going to have to go back and read some of your other Sx3 posts.

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  9. I'm with Jenna. I need to backtrack and get more of this great story!

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  10. But what did he need to say! Good 6!

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  11. I love that book so much!! Great work!!

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  12. Great six. You really bring out the characters.

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  13. Great interaction with an earnest child who has a burning question to ask. I'd love to read on.

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  14. and the question is ? can't be good with the hand squeeze

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  15. Very nicely done, lots of atmosphere on which to lay the intriguing possible question.

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  16. intriguing suspense build-up, wondering where she's got to?

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  17. Definitely got me hanging on, waiting to hear what he's going to ask. Lovely characters. Great six!

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  18. Nicely done. I really want to know what he's going to ask. Sounds important.

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  19. Oooo, it's got to be serious if he's squeezing her hand. Nice cliffhanger.

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  20. Nice six! He has a serious question for her, doesn't he? Wonder what it's about.

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  21. Now I'm dying to know the question.

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  22. Oh-oh. I wonder where this is leading...

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  23. And you're going to keep us in suspense for how long?

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  24. Just enough to titillate the appetite. Good six. Thanks.

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  25. Aw, I love small children in paranormal/fantasy settings! Great!

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  26. I want to know what he asked. Maybe next week?

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  27. It sounds like it must be a serious question, which makes me really wonder what the six year old is going to ask.

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  28. My first time at your site, and those six sentences make me want to tackle the whole series! I'll be downloading them soon, I'm sure! Thank you for dropping by my site - your kind comment is much appreciated!

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  29. This is tricky as I know what the question is and the consequences, but you know how much I've loved both books, and how I can't wait for number three. Get a move on missy! :-P

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  30. I think I need to go read the other SSS's to see who these characters are! Very intriguing! (Love the alternate Alaska concept!)

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  31. Great snippet! But now we need to know the question! :)

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  32. Darn! What was he gonna ask? Way to leave me hanging!

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  33. Great six sentences. Well done. (I like the graphic picture too).

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  34. OMG! Ask her what??? Such a tease you are.

    ::grins:: Great hook.

    Best,
    Allure Van Sanz

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