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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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Jessie Clever said...

From the first installment in the Spy Series, Son of Duke. Brothers and spies, Alec and Nathan Black, share a moment over the women who plague them.

Alec studied Nathan’s profile. “She is the reason you cannot sleep?”
“Yes.” Nathan set the still full glass down on the rug to rub his face with his hands. “I cannot seem to rid her image from my mind.”
“I hate to be crass, but I did tell you so. When will you see her again?”
Nathan looked up to the clock as Alec had done before, but unlike with Alec, it held no answers for him.
“I do not know. I think that may be a part of the problem”
“Ah.” Alec looked back at the ceiling. “Have you thought about what you are going to discuss the next you see her?”
“How to get her dress off.”
“Good topic. Do you think she will agree?”
Nathan felt his mood dampening. “No.”
“Thought not.”
The two were silent for a while, listening to the fire and the tick of the clock.
Alec finally broke the silence. “Why do you think God created woman?”
“To give all men an idea of what Hell would be like, so they would lead better lives in order to avoid going there.”
“Oh, yes, that does sound right.”

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Rosemary Morris said...

6th May

Extract from Tangled Love
Rosemary Morris

Tangled Love is set in England in Queen Anne Stuart’s reign: 1702-1714

The man opened his sleepy eyes wider. ‘My lord.’
‘I went to Bellemont House to meet a lady.’
‘An assignation, my lord?’ All visible traces of fatigue left Roberts.
‘You misunderstand me. I went to meet your future mistress.’
Roberts’ eyes bulged. ‘My future mistress!’
‘Surely you did not expect me to act the pimp for you?’ Chesney teased. ‘You wrong me. I did not refer to a nymph of delight for you. I referred to my intended wife. My apologies for startling you.’ His lips twitched with amusement. He had silenced Roberts for the first time since the somewhat prim man entered his employment.

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E. Ayers said...

Mark "Many Feathers" Hunter has much to learn from his white friends and what was natural and normal to him, clashed with the Victorian society rules of conduct. Malene has run away from her abusive husband to protect her unborn baby, but she's falling in love with the strange Indian.

When he reached the back door of the house, Alisa stood waiting for him. In one hand, she had a wooden spoon, and she was tapping her foot. He'd seen that look on her face when she was angry with the children, but he had no idea why she was angry with him, until she opened her mouth.
"You have been told that you do not walk naked around here. That is not polite."
"I was swimming."
"You were naked in front of Lydia."
He rolled his palms over and cocked his head. "You want me to swim with clothes on?"
"No. Men do not show themselves to other people."
"I am a man. I am made like a man. What is the problem?"
She groaned and turned from him. "Do not do it again. Do you understand? We are civilized. Lydia is crying."
He shook his head and went to his room to find clean pants for supper. Malene was waiting for him when he came out of the room. She looked pretty and very feminine in her brown dress with her protruding belly.
Malene frowned at him. "You must be careful. We are supposed to not know what a man looks like."
"You are…I forget the word…jeking?"
She sighed. "Joking? I am not joking." She put her hand on his shoulder. "You are very much a man and a fine one, but I should have never seen you, and Lydia should have never seen you."
"Because it gives us bad thoughts."
He watched Malene blush. Looking in each direction of the narrow room, he turned back to Malene and stole a kiss. "Like kissing?"
Her tongue darted over her lips. "Oh yes. Like kissing."
He could feel the grin pushing his cheeks upward. "Then I will find ways to kiss you more often. We will take a walk after supper."

A Rancher's Woman