I was tagged by Eva Hudson in this game, which looks like fun.
- Go to page 7 or 77 in your current manuscript
- Go to line 7
- Post on your blog the next 7 lines, or sentences, as they are
- Tag 7 other authors to do the same.
Here are my seven, such as they are:
A hall floor flat. Two bedrooms, he guessed. He was curious to see inside, but not enough to make a nuisance of himself. He rested his hands on the wheel, waiting, watching the light lift from the stucco as the sun broke through London’s cloud cover.
A man jogged past, flat-footed in expensive trainers, jarring the car’s suspension. His face was screwed shut, flushed red. Jake heard his father’s lazy voice: ‘Day I see a happy jogger’s when I take it up.’ A safe bet for a sedentary man; London’s runners sported scowls that scared even taxi drivers. Jake knew, because he was one of London’s runners. Nothing cleared a path across a busy road like a nasty scowl.