Chase sat slouched on the bed in his red boxer briefs, his head hanging low, his forearms resting on his thighs, and his hands pressed together between his knees. “Forgive me?” he asked quietly.

Tears formed in Reno’s eyes. This man was complex, temperamental, and maddeningly traditional, but he was hers. She walked to him, knelt in front of him, and took his hands.

He wouldn’t look her in the eye.

Kissing his palms, she whispered, “You can never do anything that I won’t forgive.”

From Chase and Seduction, available at The Wild Rose Press Wilder Roses catalog

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18 comments to “Six Sentence Sunday”

  1. Lisa Fox
    August 14th, 2011 at 8:51 am · Link

    Awww, that’s so sweet!



  2. Carrie Ann Ryan
    August 14th, 2011 at 9:06 am · Link

    I have tears in my eyes. Great six



  3. Gayle Ramage
    August 14th, 2011 at 9:20 am · Link

    I’m wondering what he is asking forgiveness for. Intriguing snippet. 🙂



  4. Marie Dees
    August 14th, 2011 at 9:24 am · Link

    Oh, I want to forgive him and I don’t even know what he’s done.



  5. Taryn Kincaid
    August 14th, 2011 at 10:25 am · Link

    Aw. Poignant. (Love is never having to say you’re sorry!)



  6. Bree Younger
    August 14th, 2011 at 10:47 am · Link

    Sweet but…that last line could be trouble!! Never say never is my motto!!



  7. Ginger Simpson
    August 14th, 2011 at 11:10 am · Link

    Awesome and touching six sentences, but never is a loooong time. *smile*



  8. Sondra Carr
    August 14th, 2011 at 11:17 am · Link

    Is this a promise she’s going to regret? Great six.



  9. Sam Crescent
    August 14th, 2011 at 11:47 am · Link

    Sweet touching and I wanted more.



  10. Jennifer Lowery
    August 14th, 2011 at 11:58 am · Link

    Aw, a humble hero. So happy she forgave him.



  11. Kerrianne
    August 14th, 2011 at 12:48 pm · Link

    Its sweet… But is it just me, or did she just give him a hall pass for saying that to him??? *Paranoid me*



  12. Liz Culver
    August 14th, 2011 at 2:37 pm · Link

    Beautiful visual of this scene. I fear she may regret that last line. Nice six.



  13. Sandy Nachlinger
    August 14th, 2011 at 4:16 pm · Link

    Lovely, lovely, lovely. I felt the emotion just from their postures. Good job.



  14. melynda price
    August 14th, 2011 at 4:41 pm · Link

    I love how humble Chase is in this scene. Reno’s making a big promise here, but something tells me she won’t regret it 🙂



  15. Vivien Dean
    August 14th, 2011 at 4:58 pm · Link

    I bought this last week after seeing that excerpt, and this only confirms my decision as a right one. Thanks for sharing!



  16. jayel kaye
    August 15th, 2011 at 9:53 am · Link

    uh-oh. will she regret those words sometime?



  17. Lucy Felthouse
    August 15th, 2011 at 11:17 am · Link

    Very poignant, well done. Loved it 🙂



  18. E. Jamie
    August 15th, 2011 at 11:02 pm · Link

    Very moving six!



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