Weekend Writing Warriors ~ 4/20/14 Betrayal

Welcome to Weekend Writing Warriors and Happy Easter!

Finally, after a long couple of weeks, I’m able to be back!  I thought I’d ease back in with a little more of Betrayal, my medieval novella and Book 2 of my serial novel, Time Enough to Love.

Alyse’s betrothed, Sir Geoffrey Longford, has been called away to his father’s home because his brother is ill.  Geoffrey’s friend and Alyse’s champion, Thomas has just arrived with news and handed her a parchment letter.  Alyse reads it with some trepidation as Princess Joanna and the other ladies wait in the next chamber.


Joanna threw open the door and the three of them rushed in to find Alyse crumpled on the floor, Lord Braeton bent over her, chaffing her hands. As the princess entered, he looked up, his face set in harsh lines. “She swooned, Highness.” He scooped Alyse into his arms, gazed around the room then looked beseechingly at the princess.

She understood well the depth of feeling between her waiting woman and Geoffrey Longford. Alyse would need many days to recover from this blow. “Take her to her bed chamber, Lord Braeton. When she wakes, she will likely desire the comfort of her own room.” 

If you want more before next week, Betrayal is available at Amazon.

In the mean time, check out the rest of the Warriors here.  There’s some fantastic snippets to be read.


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16 Responses to Weekend Writing Warriors ~ 4/20/14 Betrayal

  1. Sarah Cass says:

    Wonderful scene. I love how the princess understood what her lady in waiting would need.


  2. burnsmillie says:

    Oh boy, what the heck was on that paper?


  3. Gem Sivad says:

    Welcome back. Intriguing snippet that pulled me straight into the medieval period.


  4. And, now I’m wondering if you were MIA because you were writing the next book in the Time Enough to Love series. 🙂 Good snippet from a great book! 🙂


  5. Happy Easter! This excerpt was great. It was short but completely pulled me in so fast. I’m not sure if I’m more intrigued by the princess’ train of thought or the situation with Alyse and Lord Braeton.


  6. What more can a reader ask for? A swooning maiden, crumpled parchment note in hand, dreadful news and caring friends. All well written by Jenna.


  7. melissakeir says:

    This was an amazing scene. I would have crumpled to the ground too!


  8. I remember this scene vividly. Poor Alyse. Thanks for sharing. Happy Easter!


  9. Frank Fisher says:

    That must have been some bad news to make her pass out like that. Beautifully written snippet!


  10. Cd Brennan says:

    Jenna, I love your voice – you are such a talent! Happy Easter xo


  11. Beautifully written excerpt!


  12. Loved the 8 – very nice scene setting and interactions. Poor Alyse. Very nicely done.


  13. Loved this book! I tweeted and shared.


  14. EE Giorgi says:

    love the medieval setting, well done!


  15. susan says:

    Good Morning – Happy Bunny day 🙂


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