Six Sunday: A Scent of Longing…why Lily can’t date

Welcome to my Six Sentence Sunday. I’m presenting snippets from my April 13th Decadent Publishing release of A Scent of Longing. My vampire romance releases on Friday 13th. How perfect is that? To recap last week: Without her consent, Lily’s friend signed her up for a blind date through the 1Night Stand matching-making service. Lily explains why she can’t go…

“No man will go out with me once he’s finds out what I am. What happens if I do to someone else what Phillip did to me? I couldn’t live with myself.” Bitterness etched Lily’s voice.

“You’re nothing like Phillip.” Her expression gentle, Roxie squeezed Lily’s hand.

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33 Responses to Six Sunday: A Scent of Longing…why Lily can’t date

  1. Hmm… turned against her will during sex?
    You have my curiosity raring. Good luck on the 13th ;c) (my lucky #)
    Great six, again!

  2. I bet Lily has more inner strength than she thinks 🙂

  3. Jynnipher says:

    Very intriguing. Good luck on your release!!

  4. Great six! It left me wanting to read more. Good luck on your release!

  5. Love the 6!
    I’ve read a few of the 1Night Stand stories but this one sounds intriguing. I will be looking for it on release day. 😉

  6. Karla Doyle says:

    Great six, Cara…you’ve got me wondering about Lily and Phillip already.
    I love that you got a Friday the 13th release date. I also love that it’s only a week away–I won’t have to wait long to read the entire book. 🙂

  7. Great 6! So, will she go anyway? Very intriguing!

  8. Zee Monodee says:

    Hmm, I wonder what Phillip did to her… Very intriguing!

  9. So lovely and gentle. Good six.

  10. Great snippet showing her fear and anxiety with a touch of nicely woven in backstory!

  11. hmmm..intriguing six! And I love the date your book is being released…PERFECT!

  12. Nice six, Cara. I can’t wait for the date!

  13. Paula Martin says:

    Intriguing six. Like everyone else, I’m wondering what Phillip did.

  14. LOVE LOVE LOVE this cover 🙂 And aww poor Lily, but I’m sure Madame Eve found just that man who will do more than simply help her move forward. She has that knack 🙂 Grats on the upcoming release xx I super looking forward to reading this one!

    • Cara Bristol says:

      Thank you. I’m very happy with the cover. I wanted to make sure that it said “vampire,” since the title, A Scent of Longing, by itself does not.

  15. What a bloody perfect release date, Cara. You’ve got us all hooked on who Lily is. Excited about this!

  16. Sue says:

    Friday the 13th – wow – and love, love the cover. Great concept

  17. Skye Warren says:

    Great snippet and conflict setup. Surely Madame Eve is up to the task 🙂

  18. Oh my, what *did* Philip do to her, and why does she think she’s not up to snuff to handle the challenge? Great six Cara!

  19. Siobhan Muir says:

    I LOVE that cover, Cara. Your story sounds great. Good luck on your release and I’m looking forward to it! 🙂

  20. An intriguing six, and very much looking forward to this release. 🙂

  21. A blind date w/out her consent? I can’t decide if Roxie is her friend or her enemy. I suppose it depends on that date, huh?

    (FYI, thanks for leaving a comment on my six last week and this. Your feedback is always appreciated, Cara.)

  22. Cherie Marks says:

    Strong inner conflict. I love these 1NS’s. Great six!

  23. Kate Meader says:

    Nice insertion of backstory with great characterization. Very intriguing six!

  24. Ah, this was really intriguing and nicely written – good job!

  25. Nice set up in this six. I’m sure she’ll be more than pleasantly surprised. 😉

  26. Silver James says:

    Oh, this sounds like a good one! Nice set up and what a tease about the backstory. Good six today. Good luck with the upcoming release!

  27. Carrie-Anne says:

    Very intriguing six! I hope she finds luck with her 1Night Stand.

  28. Jp Archer says:

    Great Six. I hope this posts. WordPress doesn’t like me. I would love to read this one.

  29. Intriguing six! It sounds like she has a bit to learn before she trusts herself.
    Good luck with your release! 🙂

  30. From what I know about 1NS and what I see in this six, I am intrigued!

  31. Layna Pimentel says:

    Love the hook here. Need. More.

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