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Sunday, June 22, 2014

NEW! Snippet Sunday

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E. Ayers said...


“He's a good guy. Sleeping with him?”
“No.” Warmth began to flow up her chest and was headed for her cheeks. “I chickened out.”
“Cody Montgomery hiding in a small town. It's almost laughable.”

Rose Anderson said...

Enchanted Sky by Rose Anderson
Doled out for tourists, the local legends pointed fingers at their family’s romantic origins but the tales were no different than those about the bogie man, faerie folk, or ghostly specters on the moors. No one took them seriously for all they were true. You only saw what a Selkie wanted you to see.
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James D said...

I need aspirin. And then I need to vomit. And then I need to die. That might not be the right order.

Jane Leopold Quinn said...

He crooked his finger, beckoning her. “Come here, Faye,” he said in his most seductive voice. He wanted to continue where they’d left off. He hadn’t had nearly enough of her.

From the recently released A Promise at Dawn -

Barbara Mikula said...

Here's a snippet from Chloe's Rescue, Book 2 of The Black Iris Club Series by Skye Michaels. The H/h have just had their first BDSM scene since reconnecting after they had broken up over a misunderstanding:

They touched glasses and he said, “Fuck, Chloe. That was fantastic. I don’t think I could get tired of this if we did it for a hundred years. I think we’re even better at it than we were before.”
She looked at him with a gleam in her eyes and said, “I don’t know about a hundred years, J.J. We’d both be pretty rickety by then.”
“That’s true. I don’t know if I’ll be able to get it up when I’m a hundred. But admit it—you love it when I smack your butt.”
“I know I do, but don’t overdo it.”

Penny's Tales said...

The boy pressed his gun into Brian’s back and cautiously took the gun out of his holster. Brian’s faced burned with fury when the girl chuckled and said, “It seems we have taken yet another one of your pistols, Mr…?”

Revenge, The Cowboy Way

Nicole Hurley-Moore said...


He would be strong; he would not fail. It was his duty to protect Nuri from temptation. He would protect her soul, even if he had to crush her body to do it.

Rosemary Gemmell said...

From The Aphrodite Touch (1st novella in series - ony 99c during June!)

Aphrodite narrowed her eyes. Something in that young man challenged her more than others had, as though he had yet to taste the full delights of human love. It might be fun adding to his education, if she didn’t go too far, as Adonis had reminded her.

Romy Gemmell

Margaret Tanner said...

Savage Possession
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The wind shrieked and moaned outside, rekindling memories of Emily Parsons and what had happened to her here. Taking another swig from the whisky bottle, Martin tried to blot out the guilt that had tortured him for more than twenty years. He could have saved her but he didn’t.

LynneK said...

"Here sip this."
I shot upright. A man, standing over me, a glass in his hand. I backed myself up to the end of the settee and brought my knees up to under my chin.
"Who the hell are you?"
Not a murderer, it seemed-unless he was planning on taking his time.

Cora Blu said...

"Threat" Follow up to Stranded but not Alone. (Thank you)
“I’m talking so I don’t explode. I’m talking so I don’t grab a rifle and kill every man who was on the detective’s list of suspects. I’m talking about you, Bethany, so I know you’re safe, here with me, and I don’t snap.”

Stephanie Queen said...

A snippet from The Throwbacks, Book 1 of the Scotland Yard Exchange Series:

“I don’t know where to start. All these men look the same to me.”
Then her gaze caught on a tall man in a dark suit out in the entry hall. He’d just walked in on a breeze with dried maple leaves floating to the floor around him. He strode into the room and straight into the clutches of several blue-haired ladies and shiny-headed men. They immediately embraced him with cheek-kissing and backslapping affection. Grace watched as the mystery man withstood the onslaught with aplomb.

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Andrea Cooper said...

Thank you! Here's a snippet from Viking Fire - historical romance

“You’ve not seen him yet.” Elva wiggled her brows.

“So?” Kaireen shrugged. “I would like to never see him.”

“Well then, would you not like to know if you have a handsome husband or not?” She waited for her response, but Kaireen scowled at her. Elva chuckled. “I would rather get a good look at him now than the morning after.”

Victoria Adams said...

From my just release new adult contemporary romance- A Guy And A Girl

One girl, with long reddish-brown hair and seductive green eyes stumbled on a step, did a double take when she noticed him, then sat two rows away. Hunter suspected she was sneaking glances his way. He tried to catch her eye, but she was subtle in her movements.

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Michele Zurlo said...

From Master Eddie's Sub (Club Alegria #2)--out today!
Eddie slid his hands up Marina’s thighs, reaching under her shirt to knead her breasts. Marina relaxed against his strong body and let herself enjoy her Sir’s attention.

Michelle Roth said...

From Lip Service [Private Relations 2]:

She watched him curiously, not exactly sure what was going on until he walked up behind her and placed his hands on her shoulders. Gently, he began to massage her knotted muscles.

Groaning, she said, “You really don’t have to do that.”

After a brief pause, she added, “But don’t expect me to fight you on it. That’s great.”

“You’ve been rolling your shoulders since you walked in the door. Besides, I’ve wanted to get my hands on you since you got here, anyway. This is convenient for both of us.”

Smirking, she said, “Carry on then.”

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J. C. Conway said...

He cleared his throat. “Frank Dougherty asked me to oversee this summer's dig. I think we'll be working together.”
She blinked.
The dig?…My dig?
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Keta Diablo said...


Sophia shot him?

How could she possibly know he'd killed Jesse?

The fragrance of her skin drifted over him and gentle hands sponged his forehead, neck and chest. "Live, Gavin, live," she said, her sweet breath whispering over him like a summer breeze. How hard it was to open his eyes. If he could only see her, know she was real, he'd fight.

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Pat Layne said...

From Wolves' Pawn by P.J. MacLayne

“Care to join me and my friends?” With a jerk of his head, he indicated two men at one of the tables. They were typical bikers, big, burly men dressed in black leather jackets, jeans, with scarfs on their heads. Just what Dot was hoping for.

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Karen Michelle Nutt said...

From Soul Taker by Karen Michelle Nutt

Since Marcy just died tonight, she wouldn't need to draw blood to summon. At least, she didn't think so. She fished out her cell phone from her pocket, fingering the smooth screen. She really hoped it didn't get fried. She took hold of Marcy's hand and concentrated on the fragments of warmth around her body, pulling it in, tethering it to this world. Her phone lit up as the essence fed off the energy. Marcy's body shuddered and her lids flew open, her eyes bright with fear.

Print, eBook, and Audible available at: Amazon Author Page.


Mary Lou George said...

here's a snippet from 'Saving Destiny' by Mary Lou George

"A part of me can’t stand the sight of you, but at the same time I want to get my hands on you so bad I can taste blood.”

She yanked the car door open, desperate to put steel and space
between them, but he grabbed her arm. She caught his scent and
breathed deeply.

Stepping close behind her, he whispered, “It’s more
about punishment than desire. Maybe I just need to pound you out of my system. I don’t know.”

Sloan didn’t know either. But one thing was certain, their moment
of madness had passed and she wasn’t looking to resurrect it. A hard won sense of self-preservation warned her never to act on the chemistry that lingered between them. It was a pitiful replacement for what they’d once had, and it wasn't healthy..."

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Rose Anderson said...

Wow. I do believe my To Be Read pile just doubled in size. Nice snippets everyone!

xyz said...

Snippet from Grave Robber for Hire - by Cassandra L Shaw

His fingers tugged the tab of his leather jacket’s zip. Earth slowed her spin. In slow-mo action, inch by delicious inch, the silver teeth parted to reveal stripper like crevices and bulges concealed in a tight white t-shirt.

Total, girl see hot man lust filled every body cavity I own and a few more. Scared I’d start to resemble Asha eyeing a steak, I swallowed and quickly wiped my mouth in case dribble had escaped. A man might find a salivating new co-worker a tad—desperate.

“You okay, Angel. You seem a bit dazed.”