I’m a little past the 2/3 mark on this WIP. I’m looking to wrap up the first draft in about two weeks.
Not too shabby. 😉
More blood bubbled from his neck and wet his shirtfront. I tossed aside the blade and heard it clatter, a distant annoyance that broke the rhythm of my chant. Louder and louder my voice climbed as I used his blood to ink runes on his skin. The empty well where my power resided overflowed as Zaniah accepted my offering. Her pleasure was a purr in the back of my mind, the restoration of my powers a temporary boon.
Masculine fingers dug into my skin, but Dillon couldn’t sway me from my course.
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Taryn Kincaid says
Wow. Exciting stuff. Inking runes with his blood…chilling!
(The cover of Evermine is gorgeous, btw!)
(And thank you so much for the great plug for HVRWA’s Hook, Line & Sinker contest! It’ a great contest. Lots of bang for the bucks. We appreciate you publicizing it on your blog! It’s the only way our little chapter stays afloat.)
Thanks! Angela Waters has taken over cover designs for this series.
And you’re welcome. I’m happy to help. 🙂
Sensational six, I’m riveted to this story, so well written with the purrfect pace.
So vivid and chilling.
Angela Guillaume says
This excerpt sent chills down my spine! Love the imagery that you create. Well done!
Melynda Price says
Fantastic six! I could feel the tension 🙂
Graylin Fox says
Blood runes in blood. Powerful magic I hope works. Excellently written.
Carrie Ann Ryan says
Oohhh…. vivid. I can totally see it. Great job.
WOW…your six really drew me in. Nice job…you set the scene well.
Eleri Stone says
So incredibly vivid. Love it.
Oooh, blood magic? You have my full attention 😀
Ooh, inking runes on his skin with his blood. So cold and creepy. Interesting six.
Monica Enderle Pierce says
Raw and powerful imagery. You’re building a fantastic, intriguing world!
I love the using of his blood to in the runes on his chest. Adds to the power of the six
Sandra Sookoo says
Fantastic snippet! I really need to start this series 🙂
Cara Bristol says
Descriptive and well-detailed. Exciting read.
Karysa Faire says
Yikes. I hope that Dillon doesn’t die.
Melissa MacKinnon says
Such an intriguing six! I want to read more!
Vivien Dean says
Very vivid and compelling. Well done!
J.C. Martin says
😯 Powerful six! Is she offering up a human sacrifice? Super-intriguing!
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So. Flippin. Good!!! Loved it!
Cheryl M. says
Very strong visuals and energy. I can practically see it xD
oh, interesting… can’t wait to see what her spell’s gonna do 🙂
E. Jamie says
Devin Harnois says
Intense and dark, I dig it!