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?”