The wonderful Annie Seaton has tagged me in The Lucky Seven. Thanks for the nomination, Annie. This will be fun!
Here’s how the challenge works:
Post seven lines from an unpublished work of fiction by following these rules:
Go to page 7 or 77 in your current manuscript (fiction or non-fiction)
Go to line 7
Post the next 7 lines or sentences on your blog as they are (no cheating, please!)
Tag 7 other authors to do the same
I’ve got several WIPs clamoring for attention right now, and chose this from a story that is nearly finished. The book is called The Twelfth Sun. My leads are Breanna Cassidy and Dr. Elijah Cross, a marine archeologist. The two are thrown together during the search for a maritime artifact.
He winked at her, the irreverent grin resurfacing, now when she wanted him to be sensible.
“After what you did in my Jeep today, I could use a cool down.” He hopped on one leg, peeling off his pants to reveal a pair of dark green boxers with black vertical stripes. “Unless you plan on leaving your door unlocked tonight.”
Breanna swallowed, her mouth dry. The man was practically naked. She should be used to the sight, having seen him in the buff, then dripping wet wearing only boxers.
And now my seven nominees: