Six Sentence Sunday, Feb. 20

The next in my continuing series of posts from Forget-Me-Not, now available from The Wild Rose Press. A little romance, in belated honor of Valentine’s Day:

His pupils grew darker. The awe she had seen on his face was gone, replaced by stark desire. She leaned in closer, sliding her hands around his neck, stroking the hair at the nape of his neck. She lifted her lips up to his, waiting. He stood stock still, unmoving, arms at rest by his sides. Her confidence never wavered. For once, she was in control of the situation with a man.

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About Linda Morris

Linda Morris is a multipublished writer of contemporary and historical romance. She writes stories with heart and heat, and a joke or two thrown in. When she's not writing, working, or mommying, she's doing yoga, reading, working in her flower garden, or baking delicious things she probably shouldn't eat. A beat-up old copy of Kathleen Woodiwiss's "Ashes in the Wind" that her mom bought for her at a garage sale years ago was her "gateway drug" into the world of romance novels. Her all-time favorite romance writers include Laura Kinsale, Patricia Gaffney, Elizabeth Delancey, and Marjorie Ferrell. Current favorites include Julie Anne Long, Erin McCarthy, and Shannon McKenna.
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21 Responses to Six Sentence Sunday, Feb. 20

  1. Laura Kaye says:

    Kiss already! lol great!


  2. It's always good to be in control 🙂 Now kiss! lol


  3. I like this. It's a soft moment, not hectic, but it hints at a lot of character development. Makes me interested in reading the rest of the story, which I suppose is a big part of excerpting, eh? Nice 6.


  4. graylinfox says:

    Slow, patient, control is very sexy to me. Nice 6 🙂


  5. Sarah Grimm says:

    Is she, or are you teasing us? 🙂 Love your six this week, Linda!


  6. Chrystalla says:

    Great to see a dynamic heroine! Great six!


  7. Eleri Stone says:

    What's she going to do with that control, I wonder?


  8. Lynne Murray says:

    The balance of power in seduction, intriguing–but in the face of that desire, how long can she stay in control?


  9. I have a feeling she'll become addicted to having the control. 😉 Great excerpt!


  10. Casi says:

    Well now, what was he in awe of her for? However, it was nice and sensual.


  11. Dee Carney says:

    Oh yeah. LOVE being in control!


  12. Jayel Kaye says:

    I like this . She's in control but it's not overpowering. NIcely done


  13. Love it when a woman recognizes desire in a man's eyes…and with it, her own powers. Great.


  14. Lauri J Owen says:

    Oooo – why is he resisting?


  15. Seduction is always fun!


  16. Nice post. I like the sense of the strong heroine. 🙂


  17. Jaime Samms says:

    Seems to hint a deep past for her, but this is such a gentle moment. I like it.


  18. Pippa Jay says:

    Very nice six. 🙂


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