Since the weather is so beautiful here in Ohio I thought I’d give you a snippet of Her Dark Knight, which also takes place in the spring. Enjoy and if you get a chance, follow the other authors’ Saturday Samples
He wasn’t going to be the one to tell her she didn’t get the job based on her resume but based on her eerie likeness to a dead countess. He steered her onto the entrance to the River Walk.
Normally Christien barely noted the changing of the seasons. When time held no meaning, seasons were inconsequential. He’d lived through hundreds of them but today he could feel spring in the air. The breeze was warm upon his face. The sun seemed brighter. He was aware that this new appreciation had nothing to do with Mother Nature but rather Madelaine at his side.
She brought new awareness to his life, an edge to a dull existence.
“I need this job more than anything. I have to succeed.”
“Why do you have to succeed?”
“Well. For the same reasons everyone wants to succeed.”
“Generally people want success for money or
power or to rise above bad situations. Which reason is yours?”
“Money,” she said softly.