|Wyoming. The Virginian is set there.|
I finished rewriting BloodLovers Friday night. My husband had been away on a job for a few days so I spent a few nights all alone up late writing about vampires.
It was okay while I was doing the writing, but I did have the occasional anxious moment while getting ready for bed.
Said manuscript isn't really scary, but it sets one's thoughts on a particular path enhanced by a dark and lonely house.
I finished. His job was cut short due to rain and he was home Saturday. It all worked out.
Two sentences from BloodLovers:
" 'But those moments when the ache dancing inside me is about to be met… I take my prize, my blood lover in my arms… my body cries with need as I sink into the warm flesh. I feel the throbbing vein in my mouth as I hold the quivering body to me.' "
I've been reading The Virginian.
I vaguely remember the television show that was loosely based on the novel and I'd always meant to read the book.
It's been on my TBR pile for a few months now. I am glad I finally got to it last week. The characters are interesting, the setting intrigues me, and it is well-written.
Author Owen Wister started western fiction. From what I've read so far I am glad he did.
Two from The Virginian, A Horseman of the Plains by Owen Wister (Penguin Books, 1988):
" 'I wasn't right convinced till I kicked him off and you gave that shut to your eyes again,' said the Virginian.
Once more the door opened.' "
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