Category Hauntings of the Heart

Sweet Saturday Samples

From work in progress, Locations of the Heart (a sweet, small town romance):  “You’ll never believe who I saw at the Register of Deeds yesterday afternoon.” Edith tossed her purse on the red vinyl booth across the table from Minnie before she scooted into the seat. Minnie waved to their favorite waitress, Rachel, who balanced […]

Six Sentence Sunday

From work in progress Locations of the Heart: “You’ve been seeing actual ghosts at the Lilac Bower? You didn’t say anything,” Edith said, peering at the man’s gadget. Minnie gave her a look. Edith had better not blow this. Edith’s eyes widened and she gasped. “Oh. Oh. Yes!  I heard those noises too.” She nodded […]

Six Sentence Sunday

From my current work in progress Locations of the Heart: Derek’s countenance sobered.  Whatever it was very serious.  “I have it in my power to make you a very wealthy woman.” “You represent Elvis Presley’s estate and he actually left Graceland to me?” Minnie knew he’d meant it when he pointed at her during that […]

Six Sentence Sunday

From my work in progress Locations of the Heart: “He isn’t here to get married.”  She scrunched up her brow. “At least I don’t think so. He’s been married, has children, grandchildren.” Edith and Dinah gasped. “How could he?” Minnie shrugged.  “Obviously, he wasn’t pining away for me.” Also available: Sucker for a Hot Rod (ebook) Astraea […]

Six Sentence Sunday

From my work in progress Locations of the Heart: “Family business?  What do you thing he’s looking for?  What if he tries to dispute the sale of The Bower? What do you think he was investigating at the Register of Deeds?” asked Minnie.  Edith dropped her sandwich on her plate.  “Do you think we can […]

Six Sentence Sunday

From my work in progress Locations of the Heart: Rachel arrived at their table and flipped their sturdy brown coffee mugs over.  “Just decaf today, ladies, or half and half?” She held the orange-rimmed carafe poised over Minnie’s cup. “It’s a half and half day,” Edith said.  “Any day that Gordon Anderson is in town […]

Six Sentence Sunday

From my work in progress Locations of the Heart: Minnie opened her mouth to say ‘Welcome to the Lilac Bower,’ but stopped before she made it to the second syllable, clapped her mouth shut and slammed the door. The slam wasn’t loud enough. Nor did it rattle the plastic skeleton hanging on the back of […]