My new contemporary romance, 'Fragrance of Violets' set mainly in England's beautiful Lake District, will be released next month.
Here's more of Chapter 1, after Abbey has heard that Jack Tremayne has returned.
Jack Tremayne back in the village? A confused mish-mash of feelings threatened to shatter her into as many pieces as the small figurine she'd just dropped. Feelings she thought she’d long since submerged; happy memories of the fair-haired good-looking boy who’d been her inseparable childhood companion.
No, she told herself firmly, she had to forget all that. She had to think only of the night he’d tried to seduce her and then had the nerve to blame her for leading him on. Her jaw tightened as she thought of the bitter fight which had followed, when he’d said so many hurtful things.
More next week.
Check out the other 'Six Sentences' here.