Monday, January 16, 2017


Welcome to Tuesday Tales! 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 "train". Thank you for coming!

JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
“You. Sanderson doesn’t know you’re my partner. You’ve never met. Didn’t you date some loser named Mike something?”

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
“These books aren’t going to keep you warm at night, girlie.”

V. L. LOCEY  (M/M Hockey Romance)
I’d gone about half a block when I heard Tommy’s distinctive raspy voice calling people over to play three card monte. 

KAREN CINO (Contemporary Romance)
Jill sat back on the couch with her legs resting on Robbie’s lap. As he massaged her feet, she felt a feeling of calm.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Holiday Romance)
Santa has a strange sense of humor.

Maybe a distraction would help, since my other strategies were starting to give out.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance) 
Her physical body could not go with her.

Monday, January 9, 2017


Welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales.  It's a perfect time to find some new reads. Check out the excerpts using this week's word prompt coffee. Click on a writer's name to visit their blog. Then return here to read some more stories. We hope you enjoy!

Karen Cino (Contemporary Romance)
“You are a guest in my house. I want you to sit back and get comfortable. All work related talk is off the table as of now.”

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)
Carmen glared, a cutting look passing across the space between them.

V.L. Locey (M/M Hockey Romance )
His hand continued moving over my back, keeping me in touch with him and this place so far above where I had lived for seven years.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
Whoa. Dial it back a lightyear or two.

Susanne Matthews (Holiday Romance)
“So Mr. Kayne-Lamont, what do you really want from the town of Willow Grove?”

Jean Joachim (Contemporary Romance)
“I have good news and bad news. Which do you want first?”

Monday, January 2, 2017

Tuesday Tales - Point

Happy New Year and welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales.  It's a great time to start some new reads so check out the excerpts using this week's word prompt POINT. We hope you enjoy!

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance) 
Ma’am? Even though he has a good ten years on me?

Karen Cino (Contemporary Romance)
Robbie poured a little more wine into Jill’s glass once she finished her dinner. 

V.L. Locey (M/M Hockey Romance)
Back in my days on the streets, I could have survived for a month on what Riley’s housekeeper threw out in one week, no lie. 

Susanne Matthews (Holiday Romance)
“I was just talking to Elmore. He’ll come over after the meeting to see if he can boost my engine.” She reddened. “I mean my car’s engine.”

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
Using her elbows as leverage, she scrabbled backward.

Tricia Andersen (Paranormal/MMA Romance)
Micah's voice was a low growl. "Surprise."

Monday, December 26, 2016

Tuesday Tales for December 27, 2017 From the Word SNOW

Hello and welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales.  I hope you are all having a happy and enjoyable holiday season. This is a busy time of year for all of us. Why not take a couple of minutes to relax and read this week's offerings from the word SNOW? Grab your favorite beverage and put up your feet.

TRISHA FAYE  (Christmas Romance)

She watched for a while until the sweet romantic scenes had her almost in tears.

V.L. LOCEY  (M/M Hockey Romance)

“Explain this tradition to me again.”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)

“Doesn’t know you exist? Don’t be a dim bulb.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/MMA Romance)

“Maybe his lack of sex has made him delusional. I can fix that.”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Holiday Romance)

He’d seen a picture of the very attractive and delectable Ms. Kayne and looked forward to getting to know her—maybe even in the Biblical sense.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Tuesday Tales Picture Prompt December 20

Tuesday Tales- December 20, 2016-  Picture Prompt

In this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, we're writing to a picture prompt. Picture prompts are 300 words based upon a chosen beautiful scene. Enjoy the tales!

Davee Jones - (Contemporary Romance)
"Snow is so mysterious, you know?"

Vicki Locey - (MM Hockey Romance)
Beau. The word was growing on me.
Susanne Matthews - (Contemporary Holiday)
Bill frowned. “Maybe not predict it, but you seem determined to influence it.”

Flossie Benton Rogers  (Paranormal Romance)
She pointed to another bench down by the fountain.

 Tricia Faye (Christmas Romance)
Inside, a gaily decorated home shone brightly in contrast to the darkness around her.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday Tales - Bar

In this weeks edition, we're writing to the prompt "Bar". Enjoy the tales!

V.L. Locey ( M/M Hockey Romance)
Lee, being Lee, wrapped my ex-wife in a big hug and bounced them both up and down a few times.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
Being seen with Gavin would elevate her cachet quotient a notch or two.

Davee Jones (Contemporary Romance)
“As a matter of fact you set the bar really high.”

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Romance)
What was this about? 

Susanne Matthews (Holiday Romance)
There had been nothing civil about the Civil War. 

Trisha Faye  (Christmas Romance)
“And secondly…I’d need a boyfriend for that. Which I’m also lacking.”

Monday, December 5, 2016

Tuesday Tales - Picture Prompt

Welcome to winter and a little Tuesday Tales festivity.
Tuesday Tales authors write each week to a word prompt or a picture prompt. This month, we'll have two picture prompt weeks. The authors got to choose one of the seven pictures below. Join us for some excerpts from fascinating stories in the works. Read it here first!
Reading will be quick this week as picture prompt snippets are limited to 300 words.
Click on each author's name to go to their tale. There will be a link there where you can return to this page and check out the rest of the stories.
Happy winter reading. We hope some of these tales get you in the holiday spirit.

M/M Hockey Romance
"Todd, your daddy will think what he will of me, and of us, when he finds out."

Christmas Romance
“Sally…really…do you have any idea how crazy my December is?”

Contemporary Holiday Fiction
C.W. Banley expected her to decorate each tree.

Contemporary Christmas Story
What was it people said about going home? Either you could never go back, or it was where you were loved no matter what.

That screech sounded like a wild creature but it could very well be a person.

Paranormal Romance
The wind whipped around and through her and threatened to knock her off her feet.