WeWriWa – In Her Image Pt4

Welcome back for another 8 sentences from my current regency mystery work in progress. Weekend Writing Warriors is a weekly meme by authors to share 8 sentences of their writing, published or unpublished on their blog or website. Comments are appreciated. 🙂 Be sure to check out the other fantastic participating writers at http://www.wewriwa.com this weekend. If you’re a new visitor to my blog and would like to catch the beginning of this story, In Her Image, please click here.

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As he paced, he cast curious glances at the fine houses circling the square. He had a good reason for keeping the body where it lay—he was hoping someone would come and claim the girl. So far, the occupants of the great houses, save the Prendegast’s, were disinterested in this little scene. Surely if she belonged to one of the others, and had failed to be found in her bed, a servant or such might be lured by what went on here and come to investigate.

A cart rumbled near and he glanced at it in annoyance. He had little time to gather his facts before the body collector would demand to claim his cargo. He gritted his teeth. Expedience had its places. At the scene of death wasn’t one of them.

 

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Keepsake, regency romance, heather boyd, distinguished rogues

 

KEEPSAKE–Distinguished Rogues, 5:

The Marquess of Taverham married young and fast with his eye firmly on his bride’s dowry as the means to repair the family fortunes for the next generation. Too late he discovered his new wife wasn’t going to make achieving all of his dreams that easy.

OUT SEPTEMBER 8, 2014.

WeWriWa – In Her Image Pt3

Welcome back for another WeWriWa post were I am sharing part of a work in progress, a regency historical mystery–In Her Image. I really appreciated your comments last week and I’m hoping to get around to a great many more sites this coming week than I’ve managed so far. Oh, and I saw ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ yesterday. So bloody funny. Laughed all the way through. You should go see it… now! Anyway, I gather you are still here so onwards to my post and I’m continuing directly on from last week.  My hero is with his brother and attempting to determine what happened to the female victim.

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Damon peered her gloved hands where they lay, both fallen to the ground on either side of her hips, palms open, gloves pristine. There was nothing strewn about her in an obvious way that gave a clue to whom she might be or how she had come to be in this condition. “And you say she has not been touched.”

“Only to determine that she did not breathe. The Prendegast’s butler made the discovery as the party was breaking up. I thought you’d want to know immediately and sent for you.”

Damon smiled tightly and circled the body.

 

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Weekend Writing Warriors share 8 sentences of their writing, published or unpublished each week on their blog or website. Be sure to check out the other fantastic participating writers at http://www.wewriwa.com this weekend.

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Keepsake, regency romance, heather boyd, distinguished rogues

 

KEEPSAKE–Distinguished Rogues, 5:

The Marquess of Taverham married young and fast with his eye firmly on his bride’s dowry as the means to repair the family fortunes for the next generation. Too late he discovered his new wife wasn’t going to make achieving all of his dreams that easy.

OUT SEPTEMBER 8, 2014.

WeWriWa – In Her Image Pt2

Hey WeWriWa pals. Thank for coming back and for the comments last week on my regency mystery intro snippet. Your feedback was appreciated and I enjoyed the variety of reactions quite a bit. Sorry about the typo. I did warn you it was a wip. LOL Anyway, I’m continuing straight on from last week and my hero Damon is still viewing the body where it was found in Grosvenor Square, London. It is early morning.

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“I know what I’m doing,” he warned even while he pulled his hat lower over his eyes to shield his face from clear view. He had discovered in the past few years that circumstance had made death a close and comfortable acquaintance. Andrew was not so comfortable with that development.

He studied the female victim lying dead at his feet. Young, judging by the smoothness of her features. Well off, as evidenced by the quality of her clothes and grooming, though any jewels or reticule could not be seen lying about on the patch of earth around them. So far though there was also no clear indication of how the girl had died either, her head was straight on her shoulders and there was no sign so far of any blood.

Using the tip of his cane he nudged the cloak away from her body.

 

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Weekend Writing Warriors share 8 sentences of their writing, published or unpublished each week on their blog or website. Be sure to check out the other fantastic participating writers at http://www.wewriwa.com this weekend.

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Keepsake, regency romance, heather boyd, distinguished rogues

 

KEEPSAKE–Distinguished Rogues, 5:

The Marquess of Taverham married young and fast with his eye firmly on his bride’s dowry as the means to repair the family fortunes for the next generation. Too late he discovered his new wife wasn’t going to make achieving all of his dreams that easy.

OUT SEPTEMBER 8, 2014.