Six Sentence Sunday #9: Engaging the Enemy

I’m getting ready for the release of my next novel, Engaging the Enemy, and wanted to share a snippet from chapter one.

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      Leopold spooned food into his mouth mechanically, offering a smile to the shy innkeeper’s wife as she added fresh rolls to the table. But his mind was on the frustrating question of where his family had been taken and, more importantly, what kind of life they were living now that the old duke was dead. Despite his promises, there was always the danger that Romsey had lied from the start and disposed of them ten years ago. He shook his head. He could not think too much about that possibility. That way led to the same panic he’d experienced a decade ago when he’d discovered Oliver had disappeared overnight.

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4 Responses to Six Sentence Sunday #9: Engaging the Enemy

  1. Alix Cameron February 5, 2012 at 8:45 pm #

    Wonderful six to entice me with. I love it.




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  2. Sami Lee February 5, 2012 at 11:06 pm #

    I love your writing style Heather.




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  3. Heather Boyd February 6, 2012 at 8:28 am #

    Thanks for dropping by Alix and Sami!




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  4. Julia Phillips Smith February 7, 2012 at 3:14 pm #

    Enjoyed this intro to Leopold.




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