This week’s WIP snippet is from Comes a Horseman book 3 of my WWII Echoes Rising series.
“What the hell do you think you’re doing?” Matt strode over to the man and pulled him off the girl. The Leutnant lashed out with one hand. Matt ducked out of the way, narrowly avoiding being punched. His opponent fell forward and hit the ground.
Germaine stared at him. She put her hand to her mouth yet didn’t move.
“Go inside and lock the door,” Matt told her. “Your father will be home soon. Stay inside until he is.”
The Leutnant—Jacques had told them his name was Beutel—growled and picked himself up off the ground. He eyed Matt up and down. “You have struck an officer of the Third Reich.”