Six Sentence Sunday 33

This week, another taste of my Christmas WIP Breath of Heaven. My flyboys Sebastian and Ryder have had a shock as tragedy engulfs Ryder’s brother, hockey star Ryan Beckett.

A rush of emotion swept over Ryder and his legs gave out, dropping him to the ground. Caught off balance, Sebastian was pulled with him and the two of them tumbled into the hole Ryder had dug which was fast becoming a mud pit in the downpour. Ryder twisted around, pressing his body against Sebastian’s, ignoring the mud that caked them both.

“Ryan’s loss made me realize what you went through when my plane went down,” he said hoarsely, tears forming in his eyes and trickling out to mingle with the rain on his face.

He dug his fingers into Sebastian’s hard shoulders, holding him tightly with a frantic sense of their mortality fueling his strength and urgency.

I’m over at Castles and Guns today talking about cover art and plot bunnnies and a serious lack of time! Come on over and see the newest Tales cover and let me know what you think of it. And don’t forget to stop by the Six Sentence Sunday site and check out the other writer offerings!

Happy Sunday!

 

 

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27 Responses to Six Sentence Sunday 33

  1. Very sexy! And loved that photo too *fans self*

  2. Pippa Jay says:

    How sweet that he finally understand what his partner went thru.

  3. Sharita Lira says:

    OOh thats hot. Love the picture too!

  4. Sonya Clark says:

    Very intense snippet, and then that pic! Wow.

  5. Laura Kaye says:

    Those men are sensuality and masculine beauty personified. I am in love with that photo. Jeebus. And the sentences were amazing–evocative and compelling! Great!

  6. Cherie Noel says:

    Holy Hotness, Lex! My eyes are on fire from that smexy pic!
    Oh, and the words were very lovely too!

  7. Dee Carney says:

    Wow. Very emotional and powerful. I loved it.

  8. Cara Bristol says:

    A lot of emotion in the written scene, a lot of power in the photo.

  9. Liz Culver says:

    Very intense and emotional six.

  10. Now that’s one distracting photo. You packed a lot of emotion into this six. Very nice.

  11. Zee Monodee says:

    Emotional, and that picture… wowzers! 🙂

  12. Graylin Fox says:

    Whoa.. hot and steamy with a graphic that takes it over the top. I need a moment.

  13. Lex says:

    I’ve had that photo for some time and I have to admit it’s riveting. It shows so much for a photo that has no naughty parts showing either front or rear.

  14. Gem Sivad says:

    I loved the snippet and then saw the pic. Whoa, what a ride.

  15. Very emotional six this week. Well done. And that picture is something else, isn’t it? Whew.

  16. Sandi Sookoo says:

    Totally hot snippet!

  17. Bree Younger says:

    Very hot and emotional scene. And that pic…*fans self*

  18. A very revealing moment between them with a sense of urgency underlying their actions. Very NICE pic!

  19. Alix says:

    I had to put a sticky note on my screen over the picture to concentrate! A fabulous six with lots of raw emotion.

  20. Moira Reid says:

    Whoa, I had to cover up the photo to focus on the words. LOL

  21. Such an emotional excerpt, but I must say, that picture was mighty distracting. LOL

    Oh, and do you watch Castle? Just wondering with Ryder’s brother’s name. 😉

    • Lex says:

      I don’t watch TV really. Not dramas or sitcoms anyway. I watch CNN, TVG, DIY, HGTV, Food Network, Cooking, Speed Channel…and that photo isn’t nearly as distracting as the one I wanted to use. But sexually explicit photos are probably not a good idea. LOL