Six Sentence Sunday January 27th, 2013

And the 200th Anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice!

In honour of the birthday of the world's most beloved novel,  Secret Cravings Publishing and I have a gift for YOU! Through Monday, January 28th, Pulse and Prejudice - the vampire adaptation of Jane Austen's classic - will be available at a discount of 25% off on all eBook formats at the Secret Cravings store!  

PLUS - tell me whom YOU would choose to play Vampire Darcy for a chance to win an autographed copy of All My Tomorrows! For full details on all the birthday surprises, click here.
And in honouring this anniversary, the following excerpt is, of course, from Pulse and Prejudice, the paranormal adaptation of the Jane Austen classic, which tells the story of Mr. Darcy, vampire.

Here, Darcy and Elizabeth are dancing at the Netherfield Ball. 
You will find it differs slightly from Miss Austen's version....    The dance brought their hands together once more, and they faced each other for a moment; but in that moment, his eyes met hers and did not release them. She was caught, frozen; unsteady on her feet, she might have fallen if Darcy had not taken her about the waist.
    “Miss Bennet,” he said in a low murmur.
    “I—I am sorry. I think I need some air.”
    “Yes, of course.” He led her through the crush and out to the terrace. “Are you ill? May I bring you something?”
    She leaned against the wall and shook her head gently. “No, I thank you. I do not know what happened. It has never happened before. Suddenly, I felt like I was…” She looked up at him with brow furrowed. “I do not know what I was feeling.”
    They both seemed to realize at the same moment that his arm still wrapped around her, her bodice pressed against his ribcage, his face mere inches from hers as their breath intermingled....

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(FYI:  This is the last week of the official Six Sunday, but I plan to keep posting each Sunday as long as you want to read them - and I hope other authors will join me as well! On Twitter, use #SixSunday.)


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  1. Fabulous snippet Colette.

  2. Oh, love it. What a tender moment you captured. Love P&P, my all time favorite, no question about it. Glad you will continue to post, I most certainly want to read them.

  3. such a sweet excerpt. thanks for sharing the moment.

  4. Oh great six! Sounds like she was getting caught up in the moment with emotion!

  5. Yippee! I think I'll like this version. :-)


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