Here are the Rules:
1. Go to page 77 of your current manuscript.
2. Go to line 7.
3. Copy the next 7 lines (sentences or paragraphs) and post them as they're written. No cheating!
4. Tag 7 other writers to pass this meme on to.
So here is page 77, line 7 of my current work in progress, tentatively titled "Irish Meadows".
He turned to Aurora and bent over her offered hand. “Thank you for the dances, Miss Hastings. You are a most accomplished dancer.”
Her cheeks reddened. “As are you, Mr. Whelan. You must come and visit us at Belvedere now that mother and I are here for the summer. Papa comes home on weekends, but during the week we are quite lonely.” She nudged her mother slightly.
“Oh, yes. Of course. Come for lunch one day. We’ll call with a date.”
Tension banded his shoulders, but his smile did not falter. “That would be … dreadful … lovely, I’m sure.”
Hope you enjoyed this tiny glimpse into Gilbert Whelan's life!!