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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Snippet Sunday!

Sometimes a little goes a long way. In comments, share a snippet one to three sentences long.

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Rose Anderson said...

The Changeling ~by Rose Anderson
Coming summer 2014 (In this scene: a lie begins when servants swap a stillborn for a changeling left for another woman's child)
He’s black-haired, for one. He’d grow being different, maybe disliked or mistrusted, even despised by his father as another man’s bastard. You know how people are when they feel something isn’t quite right.
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Anne Stenhouse said...

Hullo again, Rose. I'm posting the opening of Bella's Betrothal, my historical romance set in nineteenth century Edinburgh.
Here's an amazon link: I blog at Novels Now :
Bella's Betrothal
Dalkeith, Scotland, 1826

"I trust, ma'am, you will not scream."
Beyond the bed, a male voice spoke from the shadows at the far end of the room.

Janis Susan May said...

From my Ancient Egyptian time travel romance PASSION'S CHOICE written as Janis Susan May
Somehow Elissa had expected him to be dark, but he wasn’t. His arms and shoulders and legs were burnished to a rich coppery color by the sun, but where the sun never touched his skin was the pale color of cream. There wasn’t any question about it, because he was completely nude.
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Nicole Hurley-Moore said...

Seizing Heaven - Nicole Hurley-Moore

“I need to taste you on my lips, Savaric and breathe you in.”
“Then I am your obedient servant. I will do what you wish, Rosamund... and give us both what we need.”

PJ Sharon said...

here's a snippet from WESTERN DESERT, book 2 in the Chronicles of Lily Carmichael, a YA Dystopian trilogy.
______________________________________________________Will Callahan and Josh Johnson had faced off more than once, often on account of me, and the last time the face-off ended in Will taking a bullet that almost cost him his life. I shuddered at the memory of nearly losing him only weeks before. Even with my genetic enhancements that gave me the ability to heal people, I had limitations—most of which I was still figuring out.
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PJ Sharon said...

Nice start!

PJ Sharon said...

I now have a perfect visual! Thank you:-)

PJ Sharon said...

Yikes! I'm in!

Liz Crowe said...

SHUT OUT: A novel of the Black Jack Gentlemen, Detroit's Soccer Team (now on sale for .99 during the soccer World Cup!)

Suppressing a shiver and the urge to call out to her, he stayed seated, ready to assume whatever position she demanded of him. And how, he mused, as his cock hardened fast
under his zipper.
Oh, god, please let her be fond of canes, he thought with a shiver.

Andrea Cooper said...

VIKING FIRE - historical romance with a touch of magic and part of the 10 Full-length historical romance novels by 10 different authors for #99cents :)
“I would like to never see him.”

“Well then, would you not like to know if you have a handsome husband or not? I would rather get a good look at him now than the morning after.”

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Nicole Hurley-Moore said...

I'm certainly intrigued. :)

Rose Anderson said...

I think so too!

Rose Anderson said...

I was going to comment on each one. I find them all evocative and make me want to know more. Nice snippets, everyone.

Victoria Adams said...

From my NA contemporary romance- A Guy and A Girl

Hunter slammed a fist on the carpet. "I damn near slept with the coach's daughter! Why the hell didn't you tell me?"

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Victoria Adams said...

Forgot to say - Tweeted.

Angela Drake said...

Contemporary Romance. Texas music setting.

If he had tried to kiss her, she would have let him, as she’d been silently begging for him to do just that. But he let her go, his hands trailing down her arms and holding hers for a moment before he turned and joined the rest of the crew on the Silver Eagle, the bus that would take him away from her forever. Until now.

Rosemary Gemmell said...

From The Adonis Touch by Romy Gemmell, second novella in my Aphrodite and Adonis series set on Cyprus!

Adonis turned to his amused lover on their hillside haven. “I think she is rediscovering her feminine powers and needs. Perhaps she could learn much about those from you, fairest love.”

Aphrodite wrapped her slender arms around his neck and nuzzled his ear. “And does she cause your own desire to rise, as I do, my love?” She nipped his ear lobe between sharp teeth.

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Romy Gemmell

D'Ann said...

Thank you for the opp!

From Lily's Summer Cowboy:

He still couldn’t look in a mirror without the same old guilt and despair staring back at him. They were permanent reminders of what no one else wanted to remember but he couldn’t forget.
Will sighed.

Sandy said...

Thanks for this opportunity, Rose.

Snippet from All Bets Are Off:

Can a recovering gambling addict bet on a second chance at love?

Ana Torres has dug her self out of her gambling debts and started a business to help others. Now, she wants to show her soul mate she has changed and win him back.

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Elaine Hopper said...

This snippet is from Cooking Up A Storm by Ashley Ladd

He drew in a deep, shuddering breath and reminded himself he wasn’t here to make friends. He needed this job. He was so deep in debt with the Mafia he’d never escape alive if he didn’t earn mucho dinero fast if he got this job.

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Thanks for the opportunity! Happy Sunday!

jbiggar said...

Thanks Rose, :) This is from my up-coming book releasing this fall, Tidal Falls by Jacquie Biggar

A light, summery fragrance filled her little car, teasing him with the scent of her. She wore some kind of summer dress that left way too much skin showing for his peace of mind. He itched to touch her right where it ended, halfway up her mouth-watering thighs.

Sharleen Scott said...

this snippet is from Caught in Cross Seas:

The man moved aside and a younger man took his place, resting his forearm on the vehicle roof and leaning in. He tilted his sunglasses down and Harlie found herself staring into the most intriguing eyes she’d ever encountered. If she hadn’t already established her positive health status, she might pretend to faint so this outstanding representative of the male gender could give her mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
“Are you sure you’re okay, darlin’?” he said. “Maybe we should call someone to drive you two home?”

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Rose Anderson said...

Glad you're back, Anne. :)

Rose Anderson said...

You're welcome. Great snippet. :)

Rose Anderson said...

You're welcome, Sandy. Glad you're here.

That's an interesting premise. Love the title. :)

Rose Anderson said...

You're welcome, Jacquie. That's a steamy one. :)

Rose Anderson said...


James D said...

This is from book #2 of the Dream Series, "Dream Doctor"

And if she so much as puts a hand on him, I'll cut her heart out. I know how to do it, too. I’ve been reading ahead - the instructions are right there in Grant's Dissector. Page 75.

JoAnne Myers said...

Snippet for “Twisted Love” 12 true cases of love gone wrong available here:

It’s a chilling reality that homicide investigators know all too well: the last face most murder victims see is not that of a stranger, but of someone familiar.

Elysa said...

From my sci-fi romance STAR RAIDERS -

The door slid open and he was blinded by sudden illumination after hours of darkness. He couldn't make out the features of the person silhouetted in the doorway, but he knew who it was.
The reason he was on this ill-fated mission. The woman he'd loved and betrayed.
Shyanne Kedar.

Jules Court said...

From my contemporary romance RESCUING LOVE.

When she crept downstairs to the kitchen, both hoping to and dreading seeing him, she only found a thermal carafe of coffee with a note instead. "Becca, Saved you some coffee in case you needed a fix. Alex." As she drank it, she reminded herself that he probably made similar gestures for Marc, too, and she was pretty sure he wasn’t trying to get in Marc’s pants.

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E.A. Reynolds said...

Those were all great!

Rose Anderson said...

Yes they were! Thanks for participating everyone. :)