It's that time again! Six Sentence Sunday, where lots of really talented authors post 6 sentences from their own writing, and we blog hop around, enjoying everyone's teasers. You can view the entire list of Six Sentence Sunday authors here, as well as follow on Twitter with #sixsunday.
I've switched directions for this week's Six Sunday, and posted from my current work-in-progress, another YA novel. This one is titled "Dusk", and it follows Zoe Gray, as she tries to recover from her dad's death - and a whole bunch of other family drama that happened before he died. Adrian Shaw moves to town, and immediately befriends Zoe, slowly but surely helping her come to terms with what she's suffered. But there's more to Adrian than meets the eye!
The following excerpt is from the opening scene, in which Zoe has been drowning her grief in a substance she's not legally supposed to drink. She, and the two "friends" she's partied with, are involved in a car wreck, and somehow Zoe is rescued.
The sirens grew louder and louder until I was sure the police car had to be right beside us. Out of nowhere arms came around me... strong arms... warm arms. Curling against him, I gave myself over to the safety and security that enveloped me, close and tender, like an old blanket.
And then it was as if I was floating, flying even. Was I dreaming... had I left my body? I didn't know and I didn't care.