Dancing in the White Room is a book set in winter and centered around skiing. Since I'm writing this post on the hottest day of the year so far, snow seems a very distant thing. But, then again, maybe a reminder of cooler temperatures is just what's needed.
In the book, Mallory must decide if her relationship with PD Bell is worth fighting for. It begins with a fight--the challenge here is to show two people who care about each other, but are having some real trouble in figuring things out.
bangs on the clock to keep it from singing out again. I turn my back and nestle under the
blankets. It’s almost March and it shouldn’t be as cold as it is—five below last night according to
the thermometer propped outside the kitchen window. The temperature inside’s not much
warmer. Bell would probably say I’m the one causing the freeze. We spent the past few days
fighting. I did my share of pleading and cursing. I refused to help him pack his gear.