Sunday, August 21, 2011
Six Sentence Sunday - Walking The Edge: Snippet #11
It's a bright, sunny Sunday morning here in Mauritius. Temps still a bit chilly, around 60 degrees - perfect to snuggle down with an afghan, a cup of coffee, and some great reading via Six Sentence Sunday snippets.
I'm still with Amelia and Gerard in that dark, seedy alleyway next to the Bistro du Stade in Marseille, on the outskirts of Boulevard Michelet and the Stade Velodrome.
Last week, Amelia still had a gun pointed at her, but her senses were focused on something else... the fact that Gerard seemed turned on by the danger of the moment.What happens next? Will Gerard take matters into his hands, or will Amelia win this battle?
Gerard goes on to tell her, in a menacing tone, that he won't ask her the question again. But Amelia has no clue what he's talking about, and she tells him that she doesn't know, to which he laughs.
"..."Of course you don't, sweetheart."
With that, he leaned forward, bending his knees and crouching farther down before her, one arm across her shoulders, his forearm crushing her throat. His breath was warm on her face as he lowered his head to be at eye level with her - he was tall, a good foot taller than her. With her thighs still immobilized, and with his arm cutting off her air supply, breathing suddenly became a feat. Her lips parted and she tried her best to inhale, but all she managed to do was catch a whiff of the spicy scent of his skin - her senses swam, and then she froze when she felt the cold tip of the gun against her temple.
"Whoever he is," the commissaire said in a husky whisper against her ear, "tell him a honey trap won't work." ...'
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From Mauritius with love,
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So thrilling and intriguing! Can't wait to read this story. :)
Thanks Jessica! :)
Love it!! Great six!
Thrilling is definitely the word! I can't wait to see more!
Great six! Does he smell that good without the gun?
This is sooooo chilling.
And thank you, Lisa! Hopefully, 6 more to come next week. ;)
Lol Graylin - he smells even better without the gun, just after a nice romp in the sheets. *wink*
Lol. Thanks Sherry!
Yikes! Too many stimuli -- makes for great reading. :)
I think this will take some explaining. Great intriguing six!
Thanks Sue! Glad the suspense is still showing through. :)
Lol Jessica! Imagine what poor Amelia felt like... :)
Lol Gem! These two are not out of the woods yet. :)
Yikes! She's in deep now. Can't wait till next week to see how she wriggles out of this one!
Well, now that's a passion buster. LOL
Yeah, a gun against the temple is gonna be a buzz kill. Intense six!
Wow, she really has a problem now! Great tenstion-filled six.
Ooo...I've got goose bumps. I do love a good intrigue. I'm anxious to know what happens next. Great six!
So get to the kiss will you.
I want to see where this interesting, um, meeting leads to. Terrific six.
Intriguing situation. Thanks for sharing!
Oh, tense six. I love that last bit--a honey trap.
Can you say tension. Great six!
Lol Cate - will she be able to wiggle out? That's a good question. :)
Lol Lex- passion buster indeed! I love a hot, take-charge hero, but this kind... no, no, no!
Buxx kill indeed, Lexcade. :)
Thanks Paula! Yup, she digs herself deeper every time!
Thank you Piper! More next week. :)
Haha, Mirriam - interesting 'meeting' indeed. :)
Thank you, Vivien!
Thanks Hailey - yes, honey trap. Gerard thinks she's been sent to bait him for blackmail purposes, hence the ref to honey trap. :)
Lol, thank you Cherie!
Ooh very nice! I love how you weave the danger with the sexual tension. Excellent six!
Boy! She is in a tight spot! How does she get out of this? Need MORE!
Yikes! ...I think there's been a little mixup somewhere... I had to go back and read the last 2 weeks that I missed :)
Another fab six, Zee !!!
Lol 1000th Monkey - yeah, the scenes do run together in the past few weeks. :)
Thanks JoAnne! :)
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