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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Hump Day Hook!

So I finally got around to mentioning in my last post that Defying the Skies, the sequel to Searching the Skies, is set to come out in July (give or take a few weeks, as always). For this week's HDH, let's revisit Skies: Original Flava with Geneva and Ash!

(Don't forget to check out all the other talented authors once you're done flitting about in outer space with me!)

“I should come here more often,” she remarked.

“You should.” His gaze never left hers. “I can’t say that I’m happy about the events that drove you to this place, but I’m not going to pretend it’s not fortunate for me that I got to spend the evening seated next to a beautiful woman.”

She blushed furiously and had to look away from him. “I think you’ve had too much to drink,” she mumbled, taking a sip from her own glass.

“You know you’re beautiful, and you know that every set of eyes was upon you as soon as you set foot in the room. Just as they still are now.”

“Lies.” She still couldn’t quite make eye contact with him.

“Okay, fine then. They’re all staring at me with jealousy because I’m the only one who had the balls to approach you. Especially since we all know how you’re fully capable of killing a man with your bare hands.”


  1. He seems like a smooth talker, and brave, too, to approach her. LOL Great hook!

  2. Oh wow, I'd like to know more about her. Kill a man with her bare hands? lol, nice!

  3. I definitely want to know more about her after taht last line. Great hook!

  4. Ooh, he's smooth. ^_^ That last line was killer! Brilliant!

  5. I like a man who's direct and to the point.

  6. Loved the last line. Great hook.

  7. GREAT dialogue! Love this exchange :D
    Fantastic hook :)