2448 words, posted a bit late
Thanks to the folks in chat who jumped into the word war — got my 1500 there, to add to the words I’d already done for the day. Ended up with a nice number, an afternoon to just play around with research and maybe some revision plans, and a nice, tense scene.
This is posted late since the site was down earlier — actually finished up around 1:20 PM.
And two additional romantic-suspense recommendations. Jennifer Crusie’s Fast Women, which is both suspenseful and funny as hell, and Linda Howard’s Dying to Please, which has superb characters and a solid suspense story.