The sound of tires crunching on gravel announced the approach of a vehicle.
She dropped the cloth as she heard tires crunching on gravel.
Crunching across the yard to the dairy, she found the stove there burning warm as well.
The sound of tires crunching on gravel brought her attention back to the drive.
Crunching through the slushy snow, she walked down the drive, up the road and down the Reynolds drive.
She sprawled on its floor, listening to the sound of crunching shale.
His presence was intense but calming, almost to the degree she had the urge to lean against him and let his huge hands roam her body, grip her from behind and pull her … Crunching from behind her broke the spell.
Instead, she trotted down the gravel driveway, each crunching step making her cringe.
They heard a crunching, grinding sound, a loud snap, and the turn-table came to a stop with its broadest surface shutting off the path from which they had come.
"I am not afraid," answered Sonya's voice, and along the path toward Nicholas came the crunching, whistling sound of Sonya's feet in her thin shoes.
He was armed with a musketoon (which he carried rather as a joke), a pike and an ax, which latter he used as a wolf uses its teeth, with equal ease picking fleas out of its fur or crunching thick bones.