- I write because ... it gives me a chance to escape the responsibilities of my real life.
- If I was a character in a book I would be ... Silky from The Magic Faraway Tree.
- My super human power would be ... speed so I had more time in the day to do fun things.
Friday, 27 June 2014
Flash Fiction Friday By Melissa Wray
Summer Change By Melissa Wray
With a quick three raps on the door I angle myself to flee off the steps. My nerves increase and I try to squash them. The front door opens and Mason answers, wearing only his board shorts. Surprise registers on his face before he tries to squash it. I stare stunned, then look away. But not before a blush warms my cheeks. I wish I could be more like Lexi and not flame at a half-naked guy. He crosses his arms and leans against the door, undeterred by my embarrassment. This makes my cheeks darken further.
An amused look pulls at his lips. I’m not sure if it’s because I am on his doorstep. Or more likely it’s from my reaction to his torso.
‘I’m sure it is,’ I say, sarcastically.
He smirks and takes a step toward me. ‘You wanna come in?’
His voice is husky and I muster all my strength to keep my face straight.
‘Your car. You know the big metal thing out the front with four wheels? The headlights are still on.’
Mason looks past me. Annoyance flashes across his face and he moves back, creating some much needed space between us.
‘Please.’ I roll my eyes. ‘I have much better things to do than spend my time thinking of ways to get at you.’
Who is this guy? I come over here to do the right thing and he accuses me of setting a trap for him.
Mason stares at me. His eyes bore into mine. Then he nods. ‘Well … thanks.’
‘Sure.’ I jump down the steps and walk along the driveway.
I can feel him watching me again but don't turn back.
Thanks for reading my extract. I hope one day you will be able to read the entire published novel!
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