8 Sentence Sunday #25

Posted Oct 19 2014, 7:30 am in , , , , ,

Here’s my last sample from Her Perfect Game (I’ll move on to Her Winning Formula next week). This follows last week’s snippet when Charlie ran into Jonah.

                      When the elevator doors closed, Charlie released a shuddering breath. Of all the things she’d hoped to experience this week, a reunion with Jonah Best didn’t even come close to making the list. As soon as she’d entered the lobby, she noticed him. How could she not? For a few brief months three years ago, Jonah had been her friend, her lover, her mentor, her lifeline. No one had ever had such an impact on her.

                       Part of her was a little pissed that he still looked so good. After he’d left, she’d wanted to believe that he’d get old and ugly, as if three years would make that much of a difference.

 

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5 responses to “8 Sentence Sunday #25”

  1. Sarah Cass says:

    Ugh, what a sucker punch to the gut. She seems a strong woman, I hope this meeting between the two of them has a different ending.

  2. Quite natural feelings on her part, very well described. This story has been so interesting! Another great snippet today…

  3. Evelyn Jules says:

    Hee! I’ve totally felt that way about past boyfriends too. I’ve enjoyed this story and I’m excited for the next one! 🙂

  4. I can so relate to these feelings! Great writing.

  5. Elsa Holland says:

    Oh we all know how she feels LOL. Great 8! Tweeted 🙂