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 Every week writers post 8 sentences on their blogs from a published or unpublished book.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 tells Layne that he's developed feelings for her and assures her that he will do whatever he can to protect her and Dennis. He reminds her that he has money and power to stand up against Charlie; this worries Layne because those are the very things Charlie held over her. Justin promises to take care of them both.
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"Justin, I care for you, I really do, and what you're saying to me sounds really wonderful, but I don't want you making promises."
"I won't let you down, Layne, and I won't let Dennis down, I do promise, trust me."
He kissed her again, he gave her a gentle push until she was lying down, his weight partly covering her, his tongue exploring her mouth.
"Justin... what are you doing to my mommy?"
Dennis was kneeling on all fours watching them.
"Uh, I was giving your mom a kiss."
Dennis looked at his mother and then at Justin, "Are you my mommy's boyfriend?"
Layne looked surprised at his question.
Justin merely smiled, "I hope so."
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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.