Out of Time - Part 7
Welcome back! It's #SnippetSunday time again and I'm continuing with Out of Time, a story that follows a young woman searching for a lost family history. In the haunted town of Benton, she discovers that past and present memories overlap, and that ghosts aren't always what they seem.
Last week there was one person who guessed what was going on. I think this week and next will be a surprise to most. Well, maybe not? It's hard to pull one over on savvy readers and authors!
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Without Kayla willing it, the woman brought her face closer to the mirror, bringing it so near the glass that the exhale of her breath left a hint of condensation. Kayla saw brown irises, specked with green and shades of yellow. Short, thick eyelashes rimmed the eyes, permanently highlighting them in dark brown.
What gorgeous eyes.
“Why, thank you; I’ve always thought my lashes were too short.” The woman pulled back from the mirror. Kayla’s surprise at getting a response did not reflect on the woman’s face. Instead, she looked calm. She pulled her hair back, thick strands so unlike Kayla’s own, slipped through her fingers. She straightened her shift, and Kayla felt the coarseness of the fabric as if she touched it herself.
“I thought there was someone there,” the woman continued. “What’s your name?”
3/31/2018 04:51:58 pm
Interesting concept about past and present and ghosts. I'm curious to know more.
4/1/2018 02:08:52 am
Oh ... this is getting interesting now. Great snippet!
4/1/2018 05:34:03 am
Eerie and intriguing!
4/1/2018 03:00:48 pm
It would seem she's reached the haunted part of Benton.
4/1/2018 04:57:07 pm
Oh WOW, again I did not see that coming! I love all the surprises you're giving the reader in this story. Terrific excerpt and I can't wait for more...
4/2/2018 04:01:11 pm
Very cool. :) :)
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