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.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Gray

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Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Romance)
Get this toast done and get out was all she wanted to do.

Davee Jones (Contemporary Adult Romance)
"Anger, shame, guilt all boiled like a responsive stew from the bottoms of my feet to the top of my head. “It was my fault, her life turned to a gray area. Does my mom blame me?”

Jean Joachim (Sports Romance)
When he entered the woods at a comfortable lope, Buddy let out a breath.

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Sweet Romance)
Sally’s chest heaved with a giant sigh. “Don’t I wish I had a man to … um … spend some energy on.”

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
"What was it the spook said about a ring?"

 Morgan Wyatt (Contemporary Romance)
“Do you think he knows I’m a lawyer?” Will asked, looking mildly amused.

Tricia Anderson (Contemporary (Sports) Romance)
“So, who’s still around?” “Pretty much the whole gang.  You’re the only one who left.” Reese paused for a moment.  “Even Lily Dixon?”

V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)
My rump and mashed potato filled dough balls are on first name terms and sadly resemble each other.

Mary Terrani (Paranormal Romance)
“You sure you’re ready for this?” Nate leaned against the doorframe with his arms folded across his chest

Monday, December 29, 2014

Tuesday Tales - NEW YEAR

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The lad leaped down from his chair and broke into a Lady Gaga dance routine, or so it appeared.

After her last break-up with John on New Years Eve Ethan had accused her of comparing her boyfriends to Connor.

"Will power keeps me out of the bakery. But it still doesn’t do a thing for me between the sheets."
Her cheeks ached as she kept her fake smile in place. “I’m telling you the truth.”

“Those assholes chased her away, didn’t they?” Buddy turned to Gert.

“Sincerely, it's going to take more than a new year to fix my life.”

“Thanks.  For all I know I won’t be there long.  If the Sheriff finds out I’m here I’ll probably be thrown in the slammer for murdering my Dad.”

The stairs leading to the attic were steep and cramped, as if to keep out Nosy Nellys like herself.


Monday, December 15, 2014

Tuesday Tales - 12 Writers Writing to the Prompt "Dance"

Welcome back to Tuesday Tales! This week we have 11 writers that have joined in on the word prompt "Dance". Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Thank you for coming.

SARAH CASS (Contemporary Holiday [F/F])
“I look damn good in a corset, if I do say so myself.”
“You sure as shittin’ do.”

MARY TERRANI (Urban Fantasy)
“I am pleased that you agreed to my assistance. The Spirits say it will aid you on your journey.”

V.L. LOCEY (M/F Multicultural Romance)
I gave him my personal number, hung up, and ran outside.

IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
Connor instinctively touched the scar on his forehead.

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
“The only happy moments of my childhood were spent in that farmhouse down there.”

I held up a plastic reindeer. "This one is Dancer. I wonder if Santa called him Dancer because he could dance."
"In that case, why was that other one called Vixen?" Eric asked.

JEAN JOACHIM (Sports romance)
In the locker room, under a hot shower, Buddy thought back to the first time he and Emmy made love.

MORGAN WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
"What does a person do about blackmail?”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
Kevin took her hand and entwined his fingers in hers.

TRICIA ANDERSON (Steampunk Romance)
His eyes caught two men mulling about the corner.  He frowned as their cold, piercing eyes watched him walk by.  He shook the paranoia from his mind.  No one knew where Emma was.

DAVEE JONES(Contemporary Romance)
"Will I ever dance at my sister's wedding?"
The man loomed above her on the stairs, his dark eyes questioning. 

Monday, December 8, 2014


Welcome to Tuesday Tales. This week our writers are writing to the following picture prompt.  Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return and read the other great stories, too. Thanks so much for stopping by.

V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)
All five women and one wiener dog fell into silence.

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)
Words stammered out. She felt like a fool, unable to utter a coherent sentence.

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Romance)
Mattie always kept her word.

Jean Joachim (Contemporary Romance)
“I’m stranded, Terry. The furnace isn’t working and I think my car battery died. Motor won’t turn over.”

Tricia Andersen (Steampunk Romance)
“Where’s the bedroom? The warmth of your naked body will keep me warm.”

Davee Jones (Contemporary Adult Romance) A Game of Inches
“Wow, Mom, I can't believe this image is only a puzzle. This looks like somewhere we should move.”

Kay Springsteen (Contemporary)
Gusts of wind sent snow dancing across the ground on miniature snow tornadoes.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Vintage Romance)
Jeffrey would take one look at her thin frame and hightail it straight to The Corner for a cold one.

Morgan K. Wyatt (Contemporary Romance)  Exposed
“Why are you so intent on knowing about blackmail? Are you writing a mystery?”