Monday, February 23, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Arm

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V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance) 
So why did the thought of not seeing him again feel like someone had taken a melon baller to my heart?

Trisha Faye  (Contemporary Romance)
She was barely combing out her wet tresses when the doorbell announced her date.

Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)
Emily tried to ignore the fluttering sensation in her stomach and the sudden thumping of her heart when his arm brushed hers as he stepped inside.

Kathleen Ball (Historical Romance)
Brian’s hands shook but he looked Patrick straight in the eye. “Yes sir, she’s my ma.”

Jean Joachim (Sports Romance)
I’ll teach this jerk something about how to deal with my team.
Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Romance)
He cried out, "Bugger, bugger, bugger."

Jeanine McAdam (Historical Western Romance)
“We can trade blankets and whiskey,” the trapper said to Chief Tahatan.  Also known as the ‘Great Chief’.  Sarah sat on the other side of the fire trying to catch the white man’s unnaturally bright blue eyes.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Historical Paranormal)
Sup at his lordship’s table? 

Morgan Wyatt (Cougar Romance)
He placed two fingers on her lips stopping her babbling and effectively wiping her mind clean of any coherent thought. “Invite me in.”

Joselyn Vaughn (Romantic Comedy]
Ken was glad to keep his distance, so the lovey-dovey goo didn’t splatter on him

Sarah Cass (Contemporary Holiday Romance)
Fate wouldn’t be such a bastard as to throw her in the path of Logan again. Right?

Monday, February 16, 2015


Welcome! Our word prompt this week is "great." Click on the author's name to go to their blog and read their story. Then don't forget to come back and read all the great stories here. Thank you for coming!
JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance) 
“Would you like to come in for coffee? I think maybe the wine was a bit too much, eh?”

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
He looked around and mumbled, “Guess I’d better not quit my day job, huh?”
IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
 Connor didn't need any more words, Jack's face said it all.

V. L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
“Have you ever looked at your future?”Jonah asked, the turn signal coming on right before we took a smooth left onto a nicely plowed driveway.

URSULA RENEE (Historical Romance)
“Aren’t you tired of hanging around me? Wouldn’t you prefer to hang out with one of your other women?”

Eric poured a little orange juice and a lot of champagne into my glass. We were trapped in our home beneath three feet of snow, and we were making a romantic evening of it.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
I’m a bit of a foodie myself and love to try new dishes.

MORGAN WYATT (Cougar Romance)
"Natalie, as a car would you recommend me coming clean with the man with the wonderful hands?"

KATHLEEN BALL (Historical Western Romance)
“I found your child. I’ve heard about bad mothers but dang it you are as cold hearted as they come."

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Historical Paranormal)
From a squat solitary candle, tallowy shadows hovered within the hut.

Monday, February 9, 2015


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JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
Who shows  up fifteen minutes early for a date? What an idiot. 
V. L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
“Two against one isn`t fair,” I said, returning to face forward.

KAREN CINO (Baseball Romance)
Lorenzo wanted the perfect Valentine's Day celebration for Pia, but things didn't go as planned.

IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
She flirted shamelessly with me despite the age gap. I loved it.

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
With the handsome man sitting across the red checkered tablecloth from her, his hair gently brushing the tops of his shoulders each time he moved his head, Sally had never been more aware of her background.

MORGAN WYATT (Cougar Romance)
"Not the best place to kiss you. I couldn’t help myself."

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“Of course, but I was thinking about the food not the atmosphere.”

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
“I know you are, Rudy. You have a new energy.” She leaned down to kiss me, lingering face to face, catching my gaze.

KAY SPRINGSTEEN   (Contemporary) 
Eight-twenty. Paul was officially an hour and twenty minutes late. And no phone call.

A simple kiss under the mistletoe wouldn't be nearly enough.

JEANINE MCADAM  (Historic Western)
“Woman,” Sarah's husband asked. “You got super ready?”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Romantic Suspense)
All right.  I am your husband, your lover, your master, your god, your father, your very soul.  Good enough now?”

Monday, February 2, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Writing to the prompt 'ring'

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Today we’re writing to the prompt ‘ring’.

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Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)
He cocked a brow. "When we left? He kicked us out."
Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Romance)
Oh well, looks weren’t supposed to matter anyway, were they?

Sarah Cass (Contemporary Holiday Romance)
“That’s because Grady—”
“Don’t you dare tell me!”

V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)
The next morning found me curled up with one of the handsomest men I know.

Elizabeth Black (Sweet Romance)
Eric and I sat down to a chilly snow-laden afternoon in front of the TV. Since the snow was coming down hard, there was a travel ban in the area, and we didn't lose power, we decided to forgo work – we couldn't drive in that muck anyway – and catch a movie.

Karen Cino (Contemporary Romance)
“I would feel so much better if he was cheating on me with another woman, but a man, how embarrassing.”
“Listen, no one needs to know the truth but you and me.”

Jean Joachim (Contemporary Romance)
Standing in front of the mirror, Kate plucked at her hair as her nerves kicked up. Blind date?

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)
Sally admired the view of the form fitting jeans leaving her store. And then, reality set in with the age-old dilemma.

Jeanine McAdam (Historic Western Romance)
“Sir,” Sarah started, she twisted her wedding ring around her finger. “As you can see I’m with child and I need to be returned to my home.”
Morgan Wyatt (Contemporary Romance)
She couldn’t say she spent much time ogling Lynne’s husband rear view, but she knew the superb butt wasn't Marc's.

Joselyn Vaughn (Romantic Comedy)
Everyone called her a busybody, but Ken’s interest in her potential marriage would make the most voracious gossip proud.

Kathleen Ball (Historical Western)
Glancing over his shoulder, his eyes drank their full of her. She was beautiful and while sleeping he could imagine her to be an angel, but he knew better

Davee Jones (Contemporary Adult Romance)
"I'd love a chance to ring his bell."

Tricia Anderson (Contemporary Romantic Suspense)
It was evident the shooter was extremely familiar with the terrain but it didn’t stop Sloan from gaining ground. He was stronger, his stride was longer and he was on a mission. He had to know where the pink paint came from.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
“Tell me, Ms. Delaney, does your passion for travel extend to visiting eighth century Northumbria?”

Monday, January 26, 2015

Tuesday Tales - 14 Authors Writing to the Prompt "Stutter"


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Sarah Cass (Contemporary Holiday Romance)
"My dad will face battle, but cowers in fear at the thought of asking out a woman. He’ll flirt, but date?"

Mary Terrani (Urban Fantasy)
“I gave you your soul back do you really want to piss me off and see what else I can do?”

V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)
 I didn`t know what to say to open up a conversation that wouldn`t lead us back to the ugliness of racism. 

Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)
"What happened Connor? I mean it sounds like someone erased all your memory from your childhood." 

Jean Joachim (Contemporary Romance)
“You want to be a seamstress? A sewer? A dressmaker? What are you nuts?”

Morgan Wyatt (Contemporary Romance) 
 Smoke snaked out from under her hood. Never a good sign. 

Joselyn Vaughn (Romantic Comedy)
The difficulty of reaching the refrigerator with the bulky cast on her foot would have to be contemplated later, preferably without an audience.

Trisha Faye  (Contemporary Romance)
“No. Just me, myself, and I. No helpers. No wife.” Izzy laughed and his eyes twinkled as he replied. “Why? You know anyone willing to apply?”

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
He grunted as the opinionated feline immediately leapt up onto the bed.

Ursula Renee (Historical)
The thunderous sound of soft-soles shoes slapping against the linoleum broke the silence. Georgia sat up and listened; her hopes rising as each step grew louder.

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)

“I thought you said she was trouble.”

Kathleen Ball (Historical Western Romance)
“What in tarnation are you talking about? You must have done something pretty awful to be banned from the wagon train.”

Davee Jones (Contemporary Adult Romance) The Fantasy Leagues series Book 3 entitled, Personal Fouls
"I’m more of a man now that my legs feel nothing.”

Tricia Andersen (Steampunk Romance)
It had been two weeks without word from Edgar and they spent every moment they could making love.  But in the depths of the night Gideon would sneak away from their bed.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Tuesday Tales - 15 Authors Writing to the Word Prompt "Ruthless"


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Elizabeth Black (Sweet Romance)
It snowed the second day of 2015. Eric and I holed up in our house, blind to the world with no internet or TV since cable had gone out – but that didn't stop him from surprising me.

V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)
Even as Rhick and his new bride smiled and removed their coats, the hateful glares from the Clairton Corp were erupting.

Karen Cino  (Contemporary Romance)
"I took the walky-talky part of it and sat outside in the car around the corner listening to see if anything was taking place.  I did this for close to a week."

Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)
“If you can’t remember what you had, you can’t miss it, right?”

Trisha Faye  (Contemporary Romance)
Keeping her back turned on the hunk of masculinity that followed her in, she composed herself while she shuffled through a stack of papers.

Jean Joachim (Contemporary Romance)
“Take him for every cent he has,” Rory advised her friend.

Morgan Wyatt (Contemporary Romance) Exposed
“For a change, I’d like to have mind-blowing sex.”

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)
"You celebrate divorce?" Ian looked horrified.

Sarah Cass (Contemporary Holiday Romance)
“So you’re the black sheep.”
“If you ask my momma right now she’d say yes."

Joselyn Vaughn (Romantic Comedy)
Harris attempted to wrench Jaiden into the truck, but Marshall jumped into the road with a howl that would have made a sasquatch proud.

Kathleen Ball (Historical Western Romance)
A horse nickered and she pushed herself up. Her heart skipped a beat in fright. On the horse sat a huge man covered in animal furs. His rifle lay across his lap.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
Shale flipped the ‘gone to lunch’ sign and clicked the latch to lock the door.

Davee Jones (Contemporary Adult Romance) The Fantasy Leagues series Book 3 entitled, Personal Fouls
 "While ruthless on the field was one thing, an a$$hole during the day to day was another.

Mary Terrani (Urban Fantasy)
“Yet I can’t tell if you want to cry or throw up every time I call you Daddy.” Annie squeezed his hand back with a smile.

Tricia Andersen (Steampunk Romance)
“Stay behind me,” he ordered as he cautiously approached the building. Nudging the door open with the toe of his boot, he stepped inside.

Monday, January 12, 2015



JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
Kate tromped up the stairs, kicking snow from her boots with each step. Jeff’s plane took off just as her cab pulled up to the terminal.

KAREN CINO (Contemporary Romance)
The restaurant was vacant when he walked in.  Earlier he had called the Bayou asking if he could drop off a bag for later on that evening when he came back in with his girlfriend.
V. L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
Apparently Jonah Big Deer`s charm was not limited to thirty-something divorced mothers. 

Peppermint and pine scent. Candles lighting up the room.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
It was difficult to see it since the blood kept flowing.

IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
He looked away. “Words. I’ve heard them all my life.”

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Sweet Romance)
The two women halted mid stride and stood gawking in the middle of the street.

MORGAN WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
“No, there’s that extreme bad boy angle that many women would consider hot.”

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Adult Romance) 
"I can tell you’re a gentle soul, full of kindness and love.”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
“Dad blast that good for nothing stray mulecat!" 

CAROLYN GIBBS (Contemporary Romance)
It wasn’t exactly how she planned it, but it was a New Year’s Eve celebration at the Chambers B&B.