Monday, November 20, 2017

Tuesday Tales – word prompt ‘thank’ #romance #amwriting #freereads #excerpt

Welcome to Tuesday Tales, the place for weekly FREE READS! Click on the author's name and go to their blog. When you finished reading, return and move on to the next one. The word prompt this week is ‘thank’, a perfect word as we ease into a week where we express gratitude for our many blessings. Thank you for stopping by!

Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction)
“Will you look at that? Martha and I flip-flopped.”

Tricia Andersen (paranormal/Greek god romance)
“Are we having a Olympus sized temper tantrum?”

V.L. Locey (MF Hockey Romance)
He kissed a hot path along my jaw.

Jean Joachim (Women's Fiction)
A year ago, his wife, Clare had begged for a dog. Terry had a child in mind, but he gave in to her, as he always did.

Susanne Matthews (Women's Fiction)
She was just too sensitive tonight, and the longer she stayed here, the worse it would get.

Jillian Chantal (Time Travel)
She wanted to get him settled so she could retrieve one of her sleeping draughts and put it in has ale.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Dark Fantasy Romance)
“Will you seek the answer from eons ago?”

Davee Jones (Paranormal romance)
“Any friend of these fellas is a friend of mine.”

Monday, November 13, 2017


This week we're writing to picture prompts. Each writer picked on of the following pictures that fit her story. They are allowed Click on the writer's name to go to her blog. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Woman's Fiction) 
Two hours later, she opened her eyes. If only she could wake up and have it be yesterday

V. L. LOCEY (MF Hockey Romance)
He sidled up next to me, his arm brushing mine as he lifted a mug from the rack situated beside the baked goods. 

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
Bessie leaned in closer to Clara and whispered. “Sweet boy you’ve got there. Your son?”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/Greek God Romance
She wouldn’t give up Ares. 

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Women's Fiction)
Like a thousand fireflies in flight, twinkle lights shone from the lower branches of the trees.

“I saved the wishbone for you.”

Monday, November 6, 2017

Tuesday Tales November 7 Using the Word PREPARE

Welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales, where ideas blossom into words, sentences, paragraphs, chapters, and eventually novels. Books are born here, and readers get the chance to watch the stories develop week by week, post by post.

This week, our word prompt is PREPARE.


Trisha Faye    Historical Fiction

After months of trying different recipes, through Southern California’s heat of the summer, the clock was out of time.

V.L. Locey    MF Hockey Romance

Morning skate was more like morning agony.

Tricia Andersen    Paranormal/Greek God Romance.

You’re ready to give her up for this...vampire?

Susanne Matthews    Women’s Fiction

In a time where virginity was something to be prized, talking about French kissing, petting, and going all the way was alien to me.

She and I both hunkered down lower as if making ourselves smaller would make us bullet proof.

Jean Joachim    Women's Fiction

He’d been the aloof professor, totally unbending. She’d begged to no avail.

Davee Jones    Paranormal Romance

Owen gritted his teeth, preparing for a long night ahead. 

Flossie Benton Rogers    Light Paranormal

“I’ll be back with iced tea soon as I shed these stockings.”

Monday, October 30, 2017

Tuesday Tales - Ghost

Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Our word prompt is "ghost" this week. Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return and read all the stories. Thanks for stopping by. 

V.L. Locey (MM Hockey Romance)
Indigo laughed. A gentle breeze swept into the den, tickling the sheer curtains and carrying the aroma of river, flowers, and Indigo to me.

Davee Jones (Paranormal Romance)
Nausea overwhelmed him, coming in consistent waves. 

Tricia Andersen (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)
“That was quick for the old man. Did he tell you that he hit on her?”

Jillian Chantal (Thriller)
It was down to me, Dawn and two guys I’d met earlier. 

Susanne Matthews (Women's Fiction)
Progress never came without pain.

Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction)
Goodness, it’s been twenty-eight years since Elias has been gone.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
“I slumbered peacefully in my tomb. Why did you wake me?”

Tuesday, October 24, 2017


Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Our word prompt is "seeds" this week. Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return and read all the stories. Thanks for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Baseball Romance)
He raised his glass. “Here’s to getting to know you.” She joined in the toast.

V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
“I have no idea what you’re talking about. He’s my Man Friday, I suppose you’d call it.”

The thought of the girl made me pull her photo out of my pocket.

When faery heat suffused her from head to toe, she removed the mittens and stuffed them in her pocket.

DAVEE JONES (Paranormal Romance)
The sun warmed the truck and the travelers, creating a lazy atmosphere. 

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal Greek God Romance)
The little bloodsucker had feelings for him. Was she in love?

Monday, October 16, 2017

Tuesday Tales- Truck

Welcome to Tuesday Tales. Our word prompt is "truck". Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Please return and read all the wonderful stories by the authors in this talented group. Thank you for stopping by. 

Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction)

“Broke his arm. After all the fighting he’d seen, it wasn’t a bullet that put him out of commission, it was a bone breaking.”

V.L. Locey (MM Hockey Romance)

His beautiful face was inches from mine, his nose a breath from my whiskery cheek.

JillianChantal (thriller)

She was angry and I didn’t blame her.

Susanne Matthews (Women's Fiction) 

"Besides, I have you, the girl I love more than anything. What else could I possibly wish for?"

Tricia Anderson (paranormal/Greek god romance)

“Yes, you were amazing in bed. But if you remember correctly, I belong to another man.”

 Flossie Benton Rogers (Light paranormal)

“I suppose you made payment for that bit of foolishness?”

Monday, October 9, 2017

Tuesday Tales - Picture Prompt Week

Hello everyone. Welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales, the place where books are born. Each week, a gifted group of authors present you with a new scene from their current works in progress. The catch? The scene must be based on a word or a picture. To make it even tougher, if it's a picture, we are limited to 300 words! 

This week, we have a small sampling for you based on one of the following pictures.  Make sure to check them all and see how creative we can be!

V.L. Locey - MM Hockey Romance
A month ago, nothing short of holding that silver cup over my head would have done so, now, getting to the second floor of my old home made me slaphappy.

Jean Joachim - Sports Romance
“Don’t increase the weight on that, Quincy!” Vic barked. “For Crissake, all we need is an injury to your arm! This is the playoffs. We can’t afford to lose you.”  

Tricia Andersen - Paranormal/Greek god Romance
"Stop hunting what is mine."

Flossie Benton Rogers - Dark Fantasy Romance
A male with the scent of deep woods lingering about him.

Susanne Matthews - Contemporary Romance 
They made love with a desperation that wouldn’t be denied. 

Trisha Faye - Historical Fiction
She’d show that child what her mother could do once she set her mind to it. Old Missouri mule she’d been called more than once in her life.

Davee Jones - Contemporary Romance
People came to get lost, to get away from hectic life of civilization.