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Sunday, November 27, 2011

SIx Sentence Sunday


Jake Grant dropped the eighty-pound weight to the floor, hid his face in his hands and cried. The gym was closed, had been for hours and that was the only reason he let the tears flow.

Six months had passed since Mark had been killed. The insurance company had settled early, and the money sat in an account he didn’t want to think about. The huge Victorian house they had bought together in downtown New Bern and refinished had sold last month.

All that was left for him in North Carolina was the gym.

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11 comments:

Dakota Trace said...

Ah that's so sad. I hope he finds either a new love or manages to move on. Great six Sara

Liz said...

I love this story period. beautifully done.

Lex Valentine said...

That's so sad. Since I'm on a kick of reading books that make me cry, I'll have to get it.

veronicascott said...

Wow, gets me in the emotions right away! I want to keep reading, hope his life becomes happier. Excellent excerpt!

KarennaC said...

That is sad. Hoping he ends up with a happy ending, though.

Misa said...

Oh, sad! But it pulls you straight in, wanting the MC to find something new.

Alix said...

Great pace and sense of finality. Well done.

Vivien Dean said...

Strong, genuine emotion. Thanks for sharing!

Wendy said...

Oh, boy. That's a man in serious need of a hug. Good job!

Gayle Ramage said...

Aw, bless him. :(

Jennifer Wilck said...

Oh, so sad. Great emotion. Good six.