Hi everyone. Hope you’ve had a fun weekend! Today I’m posting another eight lines from Cat Nip, a wip I’m sharing on my blog in long installments every Tuesday.
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“I can’t stay,” I gasped, tugging so hard to free my wrist from his grasp that I succeeded and staggered backward.
When my patient grunted, rolled over, and stood, he should have been weak and trembling. Instead, it was I who swayed on my feet, feeling too drained of energy to get myself home.
Since I was already tired from delivering Baby Patrick and keeping Myrtle alive earlier, I was in no mood to argue with the man.
“I’m leaving now,” I informed him, fisting my hands on my hips to show my determination.
“What do I owe you?” he growled, shocking me as he lifted me into his arms and carried me to my buggy. I was too flustered by his embrace and too grumpy with fatigue to think before I spoke.
“Your life, of course,” I muttered, staring into eyes that were a mesmerizing mix of brown and gold.
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