Hi! Welcome to another Weekend Writing Warrior round. Every week writers post 8 sentences on their blogs from a published or unpublished book. Then we "hop" around and leave comments on each other's snippets. Whether our work is already published or in progress, the helpful comments help us become stronger writers on our next WIP. We welcome EVERYONE's comments.
Justin calms Layne down, for now, and offers to drive her to work after they share a cup of coffee at the diner. He wants to find out more about Dennis... and Layne. We pick up during their conversation. This excerpt has been edited to fit.
...and now the
"You've done a great job with him, Layne, I'd like to be a part of his life…"
"No, that's not a good idea."
"I already told you, I promise you I'm not going to try to take him away from you; I'd be a fool to do that, he's too happy."
She could barely look at him, "it would be too confusing."
"We don't have to tell him I'm his father at least not until he's much older and can understand." Justin realized what he had been missing for so long, "I'll just be a family friend for now."
"I don't want him getting attached to anyone." What if they had to hide again?
"Layne, why are you running?"
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About Common Bond, Tangled Hearts
Layne Gillette’s world is turned upside down when a man she has never met shows up to lay claim as the father of her 6-year old son.
Justin, the victim of a fraternity prank, and Layne, the subject of a forced insemination, have produced a beautiful child that they are both willing to protect… at all costs.
The two parents realize they can love each other, but when Layne’s abusive “ex-husband” shows up, they are torn apart by danger, kidnapping and lies. Justin won’t give up until Layne is returned to him. Layne uses her newfound strength, courage and knowledge to defy Charlie’s ugliest demands.