#SixSunday 44 In Her Image

Welcome sixers! Thanks for sharing part of your Sunday with me. This is the very next lines after last weeks postย when Doris came face to face with an unpleasant man.

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Doris had dressed with careless ease this morning; she had selected clothing to please herself. It was ridiculous for a courtesan to wear sheer low-cut gowns at this early hour in the park. This was the only time of day the world saw her as she honestly was, not as the scandal loving nymph who had pleasured many a man in her bed.

Lord Ramsay believed he had a chance, but the thought of suffering his embrace made her skin crawl. Lottie Townsend had standards to maintain. The first was that Doris must live with the consequences of whatever the courtesan chose to do.

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Gemma Parkes
8 years ago

Beautifully written, l love that she dressed with ‘careless ease’, your choice of wording is a joy to read.

Donna Cummings
8 years ago

He made my skin crawl too. ๐Ÿ™‚ And I loved that she got to wear something besides her “work clothes”. Nice six.

Clare Davidson
8 years ago

I love that she dressed with “careless ease”, that’s such a nice juxtaposition of words. Sounds like she prefers the morning, when she can be herself.

Jessica Subject
Jessica Subject
8 years ago

Love that she feels free to be herself here. Too bad Lord Ramsey interrupted her. Great six! ๐Ÿ™‚

Taryn Kincaid
8 years ago

So intriguing.

Angela Quarles
8 years ago

Intriguing six, Heather!

veronicascott
8 years ago

I’m glad she takes care of herself – you’ve made me feel very protective of your character because I like her so much! Another terrific excerpt…

Stevie Carroll
8 years ago

I feel for her dilemma there.

Kate Warren
8 years ago

Good that she gets out once in a while. I don’t blame her for not wanting anything to do with him. Lovely wording in this six!

Lorraine Paton
8 years ago

I love how she separates herself from her “work.” And, I’m so happy to find out he isn’t someone who is already entrenched in her life. Though – I have a feeling he is going to make things difficult before the end.

Sandra Sookoo
8 years ago

Loved the “as she was” comment ๐Ÿ™‚

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