Sunday, June 30, 2013

Six Sentence Sunday - Awkward Holidays

In Awkward Holidays, part 3 of the Ward of the Vampire serial to be released in July, the narrator Angelina gets a call from her mother, who asks about the party, and, of course, Mr. Ward...

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If she only knew how closely I had met him…

“What is he like?”

Tall, dark, and handsome, like the heroes in the romance novels I wasn’t supposed to know she read. She hid them in her bedroom closet, and I’d discovered them when I was fourteen. That summer was full of discoveries as I borrowed one after the other and read under the covers so that I wouldn’t be found out.

Cold, distant, and obnoxious, too, and that made for a much less pleasant picture of him, although just as accurate.

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