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The Very Last Six Sentence Sunday

January 27, 2013

I wasn’t one of the original Fab Four, but I have been doing Six Sentence Sunday for a long, long time now and it is with some sorrow that I say good-bye to this very fun exercise.

Thank you Sara Brookes—for everything.

So, for my last entry, here are the first six sentences from Knightly Desire, my coming-soon Fantasy Romance from Ellora’s Cave. And I’m super excited to share the cover later this week!

Brant’s horse shifted uneasily beneath him as he surveyed the valley. For five days, he and his men had chased the barbarians on their haphazard course of destruction across the countryside. Now the bulk of the enemy lay below, entrenched in the shadows of the thick forest. He intended to engage them today and drive them back across the border into their own lands, where they belonged.

Something stirred among the gnarled, twisted trees and an involuntary shiver prickled his spine, the stories of the ancient creatures that supposedly roamed the wilds looming large in his mind. Brant was too old to believe in such tales, but he was also old enough to not entirely disbelieve them either.

warrior man sword

Thank you everyone for such a great run! I LOVED doing this weekly post with every single one of you!

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13 Comments leave one →
  1. January 27, 2013 8:20 am

    Swords and butts! and wonderful sentences. ;)

  2. Jessica Subject permalink
    January 27, 2013 8:48 am

    Such an intriguing way to end this. Great six! Looking forward to seeing the cover later this week! Later!

  3. January 27, 2013 10:02 am

    All that Graylin’s comment is missing is: Oh my!

    Fab snippet darlin’!

  4. January 27, 2013 10:21 am

    I am totally hooked by this snippet. Can’t wait for the cover but more importantly the book!

    All the best in 2013! (I’ll watch for you on twitter)

    ~gem

  5. January 27, 2013 10:29 am

    Oh, I am so intrigued and sucked in by that. Best knightly ass I’ve ever seen! THAT’s on your cover??? Whoa! (See you around the galaxy!)

  6. January 27, 2013 10:58 am

    *drops jaw* HELLO SEXY, NAKED KNIGHT! And that was one heck of a gripping six… I’m intrigued and hooked. One of those snippets where six just isn’t enough!

  7. January 27, 2013 11:08 am

    What a wonderful excerpt – can’t wait to read the book and find out what’s coming at Brant! I’ll miss your Six Sentences every Sunday, have enjoyed them SO much! Best wishes!

  8. January 27, 2013 11:29 am

    I want this book. wantwantwantwantwant

  9. January 27, 2013 1:15 pm

    HOT DAMN. THAT PIC. *wipes drool* Loved the six, but the pic! The pic!! I am *so* going to miss your posts!!

  10. siobhanmuir permalink
    January 27, 2013 1:57 pm

    Great six, Lisa! I love the writing and the images you invoked in just those six sentences. I wish you the best in 2013 and thank you for the friend request on Facebook. So great to connect with you.

    Siobhan

  11. January 27, 2013 3:25 pm

    You pulled me right in, you always do that. Love it, looking forward to the cover. I too will miss your 6s, you’re one of my favorites. You really should consider still doing them, pretty please :)

  12. January 27, 2013 4:21 pm

    Ditto what Dee Carney said. Dang. Excellent six! Thanks so much, Lisa, for sharing such great snippets (and man-pics). I’ll look for your tweets! All the best in 2013.

  13. January 27, 2013 8:57 pm

    Great six! I love that last line. :) Sounds like an awesome story.

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