For my final Six Sentence Sunday, I’m putting up six from my historical novel, Only Scandal Will Do. This has been such a blast for the almost two years I’ve been posting on SSS. I’m hoping this isn’t really the end, and that there will be a new beginning–an HEA for the Sixers who will miss their Sunday get-togethers.
These six are from another one of my favorite parts of the novel: Lady Katarina has just married the Marquess of Dalbury (under duress). A couple of days after the marriage, Dalbury is taking Kat on a tour of his London townhouse. They end up out in the stables where he gives her a wedding present, a horse named Stella. And this brings them very close together, willingly, for the first time.
Mouth suddenly gone dry, she swallowed, and parted her lips to speak. He hovered above her mouth, his breath…
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