Sunday, May 26, 2013

Someone from Adri's past? From INESCAPABLE Bk1 of #Eternelles #pararom #snippetsunday

Hey beautiful people!

It's Mother's Day today in Mauritius, and lol, I am not looking to a day of being pampered. Business as usual...though I have a new addition to my shoes collection. The blokes got me an amazing pair of summer clogs with wood sole and heel, and a crocheted lace front. Beautiful!

Anyhow, Sunday snippet... Back to the gala at the Met in New York. Adrasteia 'Adri' Dionysos, the heroine I wrote in the Eternelles series, has met a man who has tilted her world in a way no man has for a long, long time. A supernatural creature, she can figure anyone out with a mere touch...but this bloke remains a mystery to her. And instead of seeing inside his psyche when she takes his hand, Adri sees images of places she's been in throughout her 2,800 years on Earth. (See it in last week's excerpt)

Who is he? This question triggers a memory...


'...
And if she probed deeper, she would also remember that one time when her world had tilted on its axis—the moment on a dark terrace under a moonless sky when a masked man had pulled her into his arms for a dance away from the prying eyes of the ball’s guests, when this complete stranger had kissed her, and seared his presence into her heart. If she were to look the truth in its face, she would acknowledge that she had spent the past thousand years looking for hints of that masked man in the face of every male she encountered.
His kiss and his touch had ruined her for others, and she still had no clue who he was.
“...looking for a scroll and I told him you would be the authority on that,” Susan said.
Adri blinked out of her memories, to realize her hand had limply fallen to her side when Des had released her. A soft tingle remained in her fingertips. Definitely strange, but not enough to suggest that he could be a supernatural creature. This man was as human as one could get.
Not a threat, then. Or was he?

...'


Intrigued? *grin* Then grab your copy of Inescapable from the following outlets:


And on the official FB group for Snippet Sunday, check out the amazing peeks provided this week. Among them, Sarah Wesson, Karen Michelle Nutt, Siobhan Muir, Veronica Scott, Karysa Faire, Penny Alley, Sharon Buchbinder, Cindy Arnheim aka History Sleuth, & Kate Wyland.

Happy Mother's Day to all the mums out there! I know I'm 'late' with this, but since I am celebrating today, join me in spirit, will you?

From Mauritius with love,

Zee

12 comments:

Linda said...

She wanted for him one thousand year and now he was back to tease her and disappeared again.
What kind of man can do that? I don't know if I pity her for having someone keeping her in that state so easily or if I want to slap her out of it.

Sharon Buchbinder said...

The Masked Man must have other pressing business, methinks, and doesn't have time for romance. Or does he?

Sarah W said...

I don't know yet if this is true, but all I could think at this point was, "Reincarnation is a cruel mistress?"

Siobhan Muir said...

Oh yeah, I'm totally intrigued and want him to be the masked man so much! Great snippet, Zee. And thanks so much for the mention. Happy Mother's Day!

Violet Bedford said...

I love the use of "tilted her world". Very descriptive.

Has her thousand year search ended?

Karysa Faire said...

Poor thing. Her destiny, perhaps? Great snippet. Sigh. I think I'll have to get this one, too! :-)

Veronica Scott said...

Totally intrigued would be putting it mildly LOL. Well done snippet!

Ann Swann said...

Very nice imagery...can't wait to see what happens!

katewyland.com said...

"seared his presence into her heart" Great imagery. Very nice.

The Belle in Blue said...

This is a lyrical, emotion-packed snippet! Enjoyed it as always.

~Joyce Scarbrough

Cindy Amrhein said...

I'm really enjoying this story. I'm very curious about who this man is.
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Jess Schira said...

I love how fluid your first paragraph is. Great snippet. Have a wonderful day!

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