Saturday, January 14, 2012

Six Sentence Sunday - 1/15/12

Today is Six Sentence Sunday, where both published and non-published writers share six sentences from their work. I'm sharing an excerpt from my debut novel, LIFE ON THE EDGE, released this month by Astraea Press.

In this week's excerpt, Emily and Chris have just finished their free skate, and their coach Sergei is waiting for them at the boards.

As Chris and I approached Sergei, he banged our skate guards together in celebration. I hopped off the ice and threw my arms around his neck.

"Absolutely beautiful," he said.

Sergei went to kiss my cheek as I turned to speak, and his lips grazed the corner of my mouth. My already pounding heart staggered against my chest. The moment had been like tasting one crumb of the most delicious dessert imaginable and then having it taken away.

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  1. oooh! Great snippet! Love the description of her little taste....

  2. Great snippet! I feel the moment and I'm looking forward to seeing what happens next.

  3. This is a beautifully written excerpt, and your cover is stunning. Congratulations on your debut release! (I just liked you on FB, too!)

  4. I have this book on my kindle :-) Yeah!
    I love your final sentence in this snippet.