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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Throwback Thursday!

The internet takes a step back in time every Thursday as people around the world share old baby pictures, vintage prom and wedding photos, and other assorted oldies. Authors can share too! This Thursday meme highlights those books in your backlist.

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Erin OQuinn said...

I was thinking about my M/M Iron Warrior series just this morning...funny you should ask. An embittered ex-Roman soldier and a smartass young man half his age meet in 5th C AD Britannia. The result: passionate! Here is a short (very short) snippet from the first one...WARRIOR, RIDE HARD...when Gristle meets Wynn on their way to a foreign shore, the Ireland of St. Patrick.
This lad, he thought, is going through some kind of inner tumult. I feel it in his grasp, I see it in his eyes. Perhaps I represent some unspoken purpose in his life. I shall find out.

“Then I shall see you on the other side.”

“The, um--the other side?” He seemed startled by the trainer’s words, and then he smiled. “Of course. In the land of the currachs. Ffarwel.”

Gristle stood and watched Wynn struggle through the sand, up the hill to the high water mark. His tunic, shorter than the style favored in this western part of Britannia, showed his muscular calves and part of his thighs. The strong legs of a rider. Once, when the lad stumbled a bit, the trainer caught sight of his well-formed buttocks, and his prick stirred under his own tunic.

And then his mind snapped closed like a trap, catching only the quarry he was after at the moment--the hellion named Caylith, to whom he was unfortunately trothed as armsman. He strode with renewed purpose toward the currachs.
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Mona Karel said...

From My Killer My Love, published in 2011. I'm thinking I need to write the next book in the series. Maybe I'll give Gabriel the opportunity to redeem himself?
This scene is Kendra meeting with Gabriel, half brother to Mykhael, her love.

***He rose, strolling toward her with the practiced ease of athlete and seducer combined. Just the right flick of his head at the proper moment brought her attention to his chin, to his muscular shoulders and torso rippling with power. Thick black hair enhanced his chest, narrowing into the opening of a pair of jeans, zipped but not buttoned, that covered him like a second skin.
He stopped infront of her, long fingers resting sugges-tively on his hips. A deep breath rippled along his chest, his washboard-hard stomach. The smile he offered her was mysterious, provocative. Images formed in her head, heated, sensuous scenes of a couple entwined in the eternal search for sexual fulfillment. As the images became clearer, she heard the zipper edge down, one tooth at a time.***

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