I’m currently on the 2nd round of edits for my Decadent Publishing story, The Trouble With Memories and thought I’d join the SFR Brigade Presents hop to bring you a snippet.
Hoping to have this out soon!
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She glared at his reconstituted mashed potato, sauerkraut and bratwurst breakfast, then at him. How in the hell could he live on such a rotten diet and expect to see the ass end of sixty anyway? Not that she should care. He’d made it quite clear he didn’t desire any further involvement with her.
“Your breakfast.” More quietly she hissed, “Sir.”
When he didn’t respond – not even his usual grunt – she stepped closer. “I said, your breakfast, sir. Where would you like me to put it?” Her teeth ground together and her mind instantly supplied a few suggestions.
The fighters made another pass and he seemed to sway in their wake. In fact, he closed his eyes as if savoring the moment. Lost in some invisible lover’s embrace like he’d once been lost in hers.
Ouch. That does it.
“How about here?” She didn’t merely drop the platter, she slammed it downward, adding an extra helping of gravity to the potatoes, mustard, and ketchup, so the tray crashed to the floor and sent ceramic shards scattering. The tray’s destruction echoed off the windows, crooning sweet vengeance to her ears.
He at last turned his head, one eyebrow raised, cold eyes assessing.
“Breakfast is served, sir,” she snarled, hands fisted at her sides. “Enjoy. Your. Meal.” Quick, purposeful strides carried her to the door. Her bags lay packed on her bed, her resignation filed and already approved. She only had to step on the flight and be out of his life forever.
“One moment, Lieutenant.” His deep voice resonated in the empty room.
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Snippets live – 22nd-28th November
|1.||Nina Croft||4.||Frances Pauli||7.||Rachel Leigh Smith|
|2.||Eva Lefoy||5.||Veronica Scott|
|3.||Heidi Ruby Miller||6.||Maria Hammarblad|