Wednesday, April 13, 2011

WoW 100 Words Soldier Boy

Reading from the novel, Sworn To Secrecy For Life: A Young American Spy's Odyssey through War-torn Germany and Russia, by author Charles Joseph Fickey. The following 100 word excerpt is taken from Chapter 20, "Graduation Party", page 101:

     After breakfast, Cliff put on his jacket and cap and stood, saying, "I would like to write to you, but I don't know where I am going, or what I will be doing, or even if I will ever come back."
     Irene looked up at him and said, "Don't worry soldier boy, you'll come back. You have a guardian angel watching over you." Cliff put his arms around her and kissed her lightly, looked her in the eyes, and turned and left quickly before she could see the tears coming into his eyes.
     He went down the stairs, hearing her...

Puchase via abitosunshine: Sworn to Secrecy - For Life: A Young American Spy's Odyssey through War-torn Germany and Russia

WoW Weekly 100 Words:

Although this is a Wednesday blog hop hosted here at Ruthi Reads!, you are welcome to hop in at any time. Just grab the button and link for you blog post where you share exactly 100 words from your current read(s) and add your post URL to the linky list provided at the end of this post. Feel free to share anything else you'd like on your post, especially book-related items. And be sure to visit and/or introduce yourself to others on the WoW list during week.

I use The Word Count Tool to count my book excerpts. I type in the box provided, then once I have 100 words, I copy and paste it right into my blog post.


  1. Its lovely to have time to do this meme once again- I do like this one!

  2. I am first timer here. I like your 100 words. Sounds like good read to me.

    Here is my WoW 100 post!

  3. Great to have you back, Abigailann!

    Welcome to WoW 100, Gautami. Happy to have you hopping along!

  4. A bit tardy .... but I made it!
    Happy Wednesday --- well Thursday by the time you read this!

  5. You're right, Brenda ... Happy Thursday!


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