HAPPY NEW YEAR!
I know, it's not Monday yet, but Frankie from Frankie Writes twisted my arm (not really). I needed to participate in her NO KISS BLOGFEST.
Besides, the almost kiss is my favorite kind of scene to write.
So this will just have to count as my Monday post :-)
This excerpt is from my YA ghost story, HAUNTED MELODY.
Melody's BF, Paige, is dead (looks like a suicide) and she lusts after her BF's boyfriend (so she's kind of a mess)!
Coming up close behind, his breath warmed my neck. He squeezed my shoulder, my skin prickling beneath the touch of his balmy hand. I remained perfectly still, praying he’d leave his fingers there.
“Mel.” He said my name so tenderly, I nearly dissolved into tears right then and there. “You sure I shouldn’t stay?”
“Yes… and no.” I turned to look at him. “I kind of need to do this alone.”
His eyes travelled over my shoulder to her room.
“I miss her.”
“I know,” he said, swiping a strand of stray hair from my eyes. “Me too.”
My stomach tingled as his eyes held mine. His lips were a whisper away, and I considered closing the distance between us.
Then the hairs rose on the back of my neck...