Six Sentence Sunday–08/12/12 Time Enough to Love: Betrothal

Happy Sunday!  Here’s another snippet from my medieval trilogy, Time Enough to Love:  Book 1 Betrothal. I’ve finished the first draft, sent in to betas and had it returned.  Now I just need to polish, have my wonderful editor take a look, and I hope to have it come out by the end of the summer as the first novella of the trilogy.  (Soon to be followed by Books 2 & 3)

Yesterday on Sweet Saturday Sample I gave another look at the girls getting ready for bed after the banquet.  Today, I’m continuing the snippet from last week, from the guys’ perspective.  Geoffrey has just told Thomas he’s not going out carousing because he’s going hunting in the morning. Hope you enjoy!

“What game?”

 “A wide-eyed doe.”

Thomas sat up, an irritated glare sparking in his eyes.  “Oh, do not tell me you have been snared by that little wench you flaunted earlier tonight!  You looked insufferably pleased with yourself, and it was not even through your own efforts.”

Hmmm.  Sour grapes from Thomas?

Thanks so much for visiting me today.  Now pop over to the Six Sentence Sunday list and check out the rest of the snippets.  You’ll have a blast!

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20 Responses to Six Sentence Sunday–08/12/12 Time Enough to Love: Betrothal

  1. Ha, that’s a great six!! Can’t wait for more. I’m already forming an attachment to Geoffrey. :)

  2. Oh those men. Love is not like hunting. Oh, wait… ;)

  3. Great six, Jenna. Love the wide-eyed doe picture, but I’ve a feeling his doe only has two legs. All the same, I am a true animal lover.

  4. Loving this conversation, really enjoying the snippets from this story! Excellent excerpt again!

  5. Silver says:

    Just a bit of testosterone in the air tonight! Fun six.

  6. I love where this is going. Awesome job, Jenna!

  7. lol I think someone touched a nerve. Nice job!

  8. It’s annoying when your best friend finds something more interesting than fun and games with you. I suspect they’ll work it out somehow; that’s what best friends do. Terrific passage, Jenna!

  9. Sue says:

    Now Thomas wants her? Unbelievable.

  10. Is someone a tad jealous maybe? lol Enjoyed your six Jenna!

  11. Sheri Fredricks says:

    You have a way of making your characters come to life!

  12. Love the line: irritated glare sparking in his eyes. How cool! Definitely feel the jealousy on the page ;) Great six.

  13. Thomas is definitely jealous! Great dialogue!

  14. A definite twinge of jealousy, I think. Find Kristal Here

  15. Carrie-Anne says:

    Sounds like Thomas might want her for himself!

  16. K.E. Saxon says:

    Really nice insight into character through dialogue, Jenna. Great six!

  17. Jessica Subject says:

    Yes, he does sound a bit peeved. Great six! :)

  18. Cera duBois says:

    He’s a sourpuss isn’t he? Great six!

  19. Great six, Jenna. Definitively sounds a bit sour to me. Why so pissy, Thomas?

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