#SixSunday 42 In Her Image

Happiness is . . .  a few hours spent in Officeworks. With a weak excuse of gathering school supplies for my son a whole month early, I’ve spent my Sunday morning in stationary heaven. Pencils, exercise books, lever arch files — Once I’ve settled on my goals for the year, I’ll be ready for 2013. Just waiting on the year to change. I hope you’re all set for the new year, too and have a great New Years Eve.

I’m continuing with my wip, In Her Image, last week Doris was faced with a new and unpleasant view.


The riding crop clenched in his hand brought her to her feet as panic hit her. “Marcel?”

When no reassuring voice answered her call, she blanched at the prospect of this meeting. Cautiously, she faced Lord Ramsay, viscount and bothersome pest.

“My dearest, Lottie.” His jowls quivered as he caught his breath, but his eyes scored her skin as if she was standing naked before him.


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15 Responses to #SixSunday 42 In Her Image

  1. Dana December 30, 2012 at 9:28 pm #

    This is a wonderfully written piece, thank you for sharing it. And I love the mobile view of your website. 🙂

  2. Jessica Subject December 31, 2012 at 12:20 am #

    Sounds like there’s no way out for her. Eek! I want more. Great six! 🙂

  3. Gemma Parkes December 31, 2012 at 12:45 am #

    Ooh, very visual! I can see the old codgar and his quivering jowls!

  4. Layna December 31, 2012 at 2:20 am #

    Well now…he’s even got my attention now too! Excellent six, Heather!

  5. Stevie Carroll December 31, 2012 at 2:51 am #

    I’m even more intrigued about their backstory now.

  6. veronicascott December 31, 2012 at 3:17 am #

    Uh oh, really makes me wonder what will happen next – very effective six!

  7. Lorraine Paton December 31, 2012 at 3:23 am #

    Eeep! Marcel, get back there! 😉 So many questions come from this six! Makes me want to know more!

  8. Taryn Kincaid December 31, 2012 at 3:28 am #

    Lottie! I thought she was Doris. Now I’m really intrigued!

  9. Angela Quarles December 31, 2012 at 3:50 am #

    Uh oh! This does not look good for her. Well done describing the details and upping the tension!

  10. SE Gilchrist December 31, 2012 at 10:43 am #

    Love this mounting tension and cant wait to read more. Lovely writing.

  11. Kate Warren December 31, 2012 at 11:39 am #

    That does not sound good.

  12. Sara Walter Ellwood December 31, 2012 at 2:33 pm #

    I want more! Great six.

  13. Donna Cummings January 1, 2013 at 12:55 am #

    Sounds ominous. Intriguing six. 🙂 And I have the same love of school supplies as you do. So many enticiing possibilities! Have a great New Year.

  14. Elin Gregory January 2, 2013 at 1:08 am #

    This is edgy. I hope she gets out of this undamaged.

    Happy new year.



  1. #SixSunday 43 In Her Image | - January 6, 2013

    […] Not long now till Six Sentence Sunday ends. I’ll be really sorry to see it go. I’m still looking for a regular replacement so if you know of something else similar please give me a heads up. I’m continuing with In Her Image. If you want to read last weeks six go here. […]


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