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Good morning and welcome to Eight Sentence Sunday. Today I continue with The Secret Life of Miss Anna Marsh, the second book in The Marriage Game which releases for pre-order next month! There was a problem with the link Sunday before last, so here is the part some of you may have missed.

“What do you think that other man wants?” Lizzy asked.

“I don’t know.” Anna shook her head. “But I have a feeling whatever it is will do us no good. I’m going to Mamma and try to talk her around. I do wish she and Papa could settle their differences.”

Lizzy nodded. “It does make things a bit more difficult.”

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Here is the snippet for this week.

“That it does,” Anna said, smiling grimly.

A few minutes later, she knocked briefly on the door to the morning room in the back of the house, and tripped in only to stop. The gentleman sitting on a chair next to her mother’s chaise rose. Anna curtseyed.

Sebastian, Baron Rutherford, bowed. Anna fought the urge to smile. He was tall and rangy. The cut of his coat molded to his broad shoulders, and his pantaloons clung to his muscular legs.

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Good morning and welcome to Eight Sentence Sunday. Today I continue with The Secret Life of Miss Anna Marsh, the second book in The Marriage Game. If you came by last Sunday, you’ll know the snippet ended with Anna hoping their lives were not about to become more complicated. We continue from there.

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“What do you think that other man wants?” Lizzy asked.

“I don’t know.” Anna shook her head. “But I have a feeling whatever it is will do us no good. I’m going to Mamma and try to talk her around. I do wish she and Papa could settle their differences.”

Lizzy nodded. “It does make things a bit more difficult.”

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Good morning and welcome to Eight Sentence Sunday. Today I continue with The Secret Life of Miss Anna Marsh, the second book in The Marriage Game. If you came by last Sunday, you’ll know the snippet ended on Anna taking a piece of paper from her desk drawer. We continue from there. I hope you enjoy it.

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“I’ll write Kev and tell him to lay low until I can get there.”

K

No information exchanged or meetings scheduled until I arrive.

A

She sealed the message and handed it to Lizzy. “Make sure this goes out to-day, even if you have to take it yourself.”

“Yes, miss.”

Anna pinched her upper nose. “I do hope this is not going to make our lives even more complicated.”

 

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Welcome back to Eight Sentence Sunday. My excerpt this week is from the second book in The Marriage Game series, Secret Life of Miss Anna Marsh. It will be available for pre-order in June and releases in November.

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This excerpt takes place right after Anna received a note.

Anna sighed. Ever since her, brother, Harry’s death, Mama had become difficult. “She probably expects me to go with her.” Anna shrugged. “Well I cannot. Someone has been sniffing around Thanport. I don’t like the sound of it.” Anna rose and walked over to her mahogany writing desk. Opening a drawer, she eschewed the neat stack of elegant pressed paper and pulled out a piece of the distinctly rougher type.

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Welcome to my second Eight Sentence Sunday. Today I give you the first eight sentences of the first chapter of The Secret Life of Miss Anna Marsh which releases in November. I had to fiddle with the last sentence to keep it to eight.

Miss Anna Marsh was in her parlor reading, when her maid, Lizzy entered and held out a grubby piece of paper.

“Came from my brother, Kev, this morning,” Lizzy said.

Anna nodded took the note and opened it. She perused the contents then closed her eyes. “I’m going to have to find a way to convince Mama to allow me to remove to Marsh Hill before the Little Season has ended. Though I cannot do anything until after Lady Phoebe’s wedding.”

“That bad, miss? You might have a time of it, I heard Lady Marsh was planning to go to some country house next week.”

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Today I’m taking part in Eight Sentence Sunday. My excerpt is from the Seduction of Lady Phoebe which goes on pre-order in April and releases in September.

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Through the fellow’s alcoholic haze, he tried to focus on his tormentor. Marcus received a grim satisfaction at the fear in the blood’s eyes. Marcus slowly lowered the younger man until his feet touched the floor, then Marcus guided the buck down the hall to the stairs and out the front door, handing him over to one of the ostlers still on duty.

Marcus scowled. “Take this fool, and do not allow him back in the inn.”

The ostler eyed Marcus cautiously. “But, my lord, he’s stayin’ here.”

He fixed the ostler with a cold, hard glare. “I don’t give a damn where he is staying.

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