Saturday, May 21, 2011

Six Sentence Sunday

Happy Sunday, peeps!

I'm having a blast participating in Six Sentence Sunday, and am going to share some more from my latest release, Obsessed. Last weekend I left you with a snippet from Nick's pov. He'd just doled out a major beat down to the perv who attacked his lady love, Halley.

Halley's suffering from a serious case of anxiety due to her attack and Nick has surprised himself by offering to help her run errands. Bad Boy doesn't want to get attached, and doesn't realize he already has.

Here you go:

Nick white-knuckled the steering wheel and released his foot off the brake, feeling like a cross between a man on fire and a complete tool. Someone was scaring the piss out of Halley, and there wasn’t a damn thing he could do about it. Helpless, pissed off, and angry were becoming his favorite emotions. Whatever happened to numb? He liked numb. This new cocktail of passion, rage, and sympathy left him wound up and jonesy. Not a good feeling.


Make sure to check out the other Six Sentence Sunday offerings here.


And in case you missed it, I'm phasing out my Cali Cheer Mom blog in July. To mark the change I'm hosting a month long author extravaganza in July. Yeah, baby! Thirty days of author interviews, guest posts and giveaways. Woohoo! If you're not following me here, make sure you click the Google Friend Connect button to the right. You won't want to miss the party, and well...you'll make me feel all warm and squishy :) Mwah!

34 comments:

Heather Thurmeier said...

Great six! He's going to have to grow into those feelings of his soon or he's gonna be in trouble. Love the set up for these two to get together.

Sandra Sookoo said...

Somebody is gonna get his wrath soon. Nice job!

Ranae Rose said...

Nice 6! A little emotional turnmoil makes a story so much more interesting. ;)

the cautionary tale said...

WOW!Super 6! I want to read more to see what happens next.

Lisa Fox said...

His struggle with all these new emotions makes him so very appealing. Great six!

Carolyn Rosewood said...

Great emotion!

Gem Sivad said...

"Wound up and jonesy..." Great description.

Lisa said...

Thanks, everyone!! Yep, Nick endures quite a bit of turmoil. These feelings he's having for Halley are just the tip of the iceberg.

Susanna Fraser said...

Powerful six, and strong writing.

BG Lashbrooks said...

I love how he likes 'numb'! Great six!

Marie Dees said...

Oh, I love that "between a man on fire and a tool" great description

Monica Enderle Pierce said...

Love his struggle. He sounds like an awesome character -- damaged and heroic. My kinda guy!

Hailey Edwards said...

Very intense, both the excerpt and the world you're creating.

Jessica K said...

This seems very psychologically true. Wonderful character.

Cassandra Carr said...

Oh! Love a tormented man! Want more want more!

Viviane Brentanos said...

oh the angst

Jessica Subject said...

Oh yeah, he's got it bad. :) Great six!

Lisa said...

Yep! Nick's my angsty boy. Love him!!

Camryn Rhys said...

Ooooh, I like this a lot. Thanks for stopping by my blog, as well! :)

Jennifer Lane said...

Numb isn't all that it's made out to be, Nicky boy! :)

Sandy Nachlinger said...

I really like your description of Nick's mental state. These sentences tell us a lot about him.
Here are my six: Sandy's Six

J.Rose Allister said...

LOL great, very evocative. "complete tool." That was my favorite!

Lorien Velez said...

Fantastic six! Definitely can feel his rage and tension. :)

Lindsay said...

Wow, bad boy gone good and watch out for anyone who gets in his way.

diannehartsock said...

I think certain people better tread lightly around him!

Pippa Jay said...

Poor Nick. I feel sorry for the person scaring Halley if he ever catches them!

Lucy Felthouse said...

Brilliant six, Lisa! I like :)

Lisa said...

Thanks, everyone! I feel so honored to participate with such a talented group of authors.

Laura Kaye said...

Punchy internal monologue and fast paced! Liked!

Sarah Grimm said...

I love his struggle with his emotions. Nicely done!

Alanna Coca said...

Wow, I really like your voice. I kinda want to be jonesy now.

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