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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Snippet Sunday!

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E. Ayers said...

This is coming from my soon to be released, 3rd Wedding Vow book,

To Have & To Hold.(Contemporary Romance)
E. Ayers

Drexel's lips touched Melissa's. Fire ripped through him as she leaned into him and he felt her pelvis against his leg. There was no question that he was falling into hell, but it sure felt like heaven.


Rose Anderson said...

Enchanted Skye by Rose Anderson. A contemporary Scottish Selkie tale with an ancient charm.
In the spirit of the men at the bar, she teased, “And if I found your seal skin?”

I’d love ye forever, Jenna MacLeod.

“What did you say?”

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Marie Laval said...

This is a snippet from my debut historical romance, ANGEL HEART. Capitaine Hugo Saintclair is getting annoyed with Marie-Ange...
“I do not go to the theatre, Capitaine. I am in mourning.”
He arched his eyebrows. “After six years?”
“My husband was a wonderful man. I will mourn him all my life.” Her eyes filled with tears, she bit her lip.
He didn’t answer. There was one thing to be said for her. She was convincing—a first-class actress.

Gilli Allan said...

This is a snippet from TORN. It's the first time my heroine, Jess, is properly introduced to James Warwick.

His unkempt curly hair was as near to black as his daughter’s, his eyes as pebble dark, and his face – jaw shadowed by stubble, skin tanned by exposure to all weathers – could have been carved from a squared block of stone. But the frisson of ‘a force to be reckoned with’ which electrified the atmosphere as he entered the room, was instantly defused by his feet. He, like her, was shoeless and his loose fit jeans were still tucked into yellow Homer Simpson Socks.

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Erin OQuinn said...

In Thin as Smoke, a romcom mystery about undercover ops in 1924 Ireland, Simon has just met the very thin Dashiell Hammett. He's been forced to stay in the backroom of a gay tavern/bed-for-hire.

"I must say, the sound effects in this dump keep a man’s hands clasping his dick and covering his asshole all night long. Not to complain.”

... Simon imagined this wasted man, his broad shoulders belying his bantam-cock chest, huddled on a narrow bed, not sure which side of his pallid body to defend.
Coming to Amazon dot com Tuesday, Feb. 17.

Jacqueline Seewald said...

The Chevalier is a sensual historical Scottish Highland romance.
Winner of SteamEreads “Some Like It Hot” romance writing contest:

"My dear, you must understand that the man we are speaking of is utterly unsuitable and totally undesirable."
Madeline sneaked another quick glance at the object of her admiration and decided that even if he were unsuitable, as Constance had observed, under no circumstances could he be considered undesirable.

Barbara White Daille said...

From: The Cowboy’s Little Secret - Barbara White Daille (April 2015)

Cole Slater has come back to his hometown after years away – and with mixed feelings.

Everything looked the same as it had the day he’d shown up here as a high-school senior, as raw as any wrangler could have been, to start a job on Garland Ranch. In those early days, he’d ridden the line between a determination to prove himself and the stomach-clenching certainty he was in way over his head.

Exactly the way he’d felt since his return to Cowboy Creek.


The Cowboy’s Little Surprise

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Barbara White Daille said...

Well, it's way too early in the morning here! ;)

My first mention of the title should read:

The Cowboy's Little Surprise


Mellie said...

From Jareth, First Lord

As they watched, the two moons above were aligning. In a few moments, one would completely eclipse the other, and for a little while this evening, only one moon would grace the sky.
“‘In the heart of winter, the two become one, the past put to rest, the future begun,’” Jareth said, quoting the ancient legend.

Riley McKissack said...

A blast of anger shot through him at the thought of her lying dead as he’d seen photos of the two female victims.
Andie Carter’s black hair should be spread across a pillow, not the pavement in a dirty alley. He wouldn’t see those blue eyes of hers staring lifelessly toward the sky.
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Jane Leopold Quinn said...

From Loving Valentine -

Rafe hung on through Valentine's every movement, every jerk, shimmy, pulse, every quiver. Damn, but she tastes fine. She sounded even better in her orgasmic throes.

Jane Leopold Quinn

J.M. Maurer said...

From Seeking Love, an Emerging From Darkness novel, book 1.

"Woman? Are you trying to kill me?"
"I don't own anything pale pink or with white fluffy feathers."
"I'll by you a blouse, you don't need nightwear."

JM Maurer

E. Ayers said...

That's funny!

Julie Lence said...

Zanna's Outlaw by Julie Lence

"Buck?" She searched his gaze. He wasn't angry, although the way he clenched his jaw hinted at such. He didn't have that look that said he'd like to throttle her, nor was he aggravated or calculating his next move. He looked the same way he had when he'd told her about his family, beaten and unsettled.
"Why did you go to those two fools instead of me, Zanna?" he croaked.

Lynn Crain said...

The Taking of An Apprentice ~ In a time where magic is shunned, Oma and Cayden must defend the world from an ancient evil, which tries to destroy all.

“You should let him in. See what he has to say. What’s the harm?” whispered Galeru in her ear.

She gave the fiery a withering look. “You know the harm,” she hissed.

“Not all who love you will die,” the fiery stated in a soft voice.

JoAnne Myers said...

From "The Crime of the Century" a shocking true story

The Psycological Profile:

The person was careless and left something behind at the crime scene, and was either divorced or remarried. This profile basically fit Richard Lloyd, Keith Leonard, Bill Wickline, and Clyde Perkins. They were all “scary guys.”

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Dee Ann Palmer said...

Feb. 15 & 16, Christiana's Choice is $0.99 on Kindle
Scene: Christiana, dressed as a boy, is accosted by ruffians.

Rough dirty hands grabbed at her. She shoved them away, kicking any shins she could reach, biting any hand that got too near her mouth.

They were laughing at her. “He’s a tough one, ain’t he?”

“Want to fight, eh?”

Hoof beats rang against the cobblestones, slowed and stopped.

“Leave the boy alone.” The voice was as smooth as velvet and as menacing as steel.

Christiana, who had covered her face with her hands, peaked through her fingers, enjoying the terror on their faces when they looked up to see a knight dressed for battle astride his destrier.

They ran.

“Did they hurt you?” The voice of steel had softened.

Dropping her hands and looking briefly at her rescuer, her heart raced. It was the knight of the blue eyes, and for a moment she felt lost in their depths. Her heart seemed to ricochet in her chest...