Monday, May 26, 2014

Excerpt - Dreams for the Dead

Here's a brief excerpt from my newest book.

Slowly, so slowly she didn’t even notice him moving at all, he closed the space between them and lifted a hand, reaching for her. She watched him with wide eyes, frozen by some dark spell. He is going to touch my cheek. He is going to lean in to kiss me. She held her breath, dreading and eagerly awaiting. 
He plucked something out of her hair and held it between his first two fingers. A tiny oleander flower. He looked at it without moving his head, then back at her. “You know this is poisonous?” 
“Well,” he said in a low, confiding tone, “so am I.” 
“What’s that supposed to mean?” 
In answer, he crushed the already wilting flower between his fingers. Then he put it on his tongue and swallowed it.


Find Dreams for the Dead on AmazonBarnes & Noble, or Smashwords. You can also read it with a Scribd subscription. Helpful tip: it's only $0.99 on Amazon, but on B&N and Smashwords (where it's available in multiple formats), it's FREE!

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