Monday, August 31, 2015

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT: HARDY


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JEAN JOACHIM (Rural Romance)
As soon as her sister turned on the supportive heat, Jory melted. She always did and knew her little sister was manipulating her.

IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
Addison exhaled a long weary breath. How could she have been so blind?

V. L. LOCEY (M/M Historical)
I blew past the quaint sign welcoming people to Hannity Hills, Pennsylvania, Pop. 1,938 like a man with a demon on his tail.

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Fiction)
In the interest of my desire to eat next week and have a roof over my head, I won’t go to work  and quit.

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
He was so intent on opening this unexplained hardy dialogue. 

MORGAN WYATT (Sweet Romance)
It felt like tiny dancers were doing an early morning rendition of Riverdance inside her head.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary)
“Who needs me?” Bill asked, furrowing his brow, confused by her words.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Pre-WWII Historical)
“I bet Padriac isn’t resting.”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)
A burn flashed through Rhade at the hostile slur against Resa.

JOSELYN VAUGHN (Romantic Comedy)
“You must be hanging out with the wrong kind of people."

Monday, August 24, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Buzz






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V.L. Locey (M/M Historical Romance)
It took me roughly five minutes to run to my studio, a crumpled Western Union message in my hand. 

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary Romance)
“Listen to me, Shirley,” Bill said, trying to calm the feisty, old woman and get her to put down the shotgun she kept poking in his face.

Joselyn Vaughn (Romantic Comedy)
Buck looked like a dog who had been scolded for chewing on the carpet.

Morgan Wyatt (Romantic Suspense)
“I thought you were a good church-going girl. Maybe I should stop.”

Jean Joachim (Rural Romance)
Anger bubbled up inside her. She made a beeline for the house, only to collide with her sister, Amber.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)
Glancing away, she gripped the cup handle.

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Fiction)
“Girl, you think about too many things. Who cares why they’re different?”

Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)
Startled, Ethan looked up and noticed Addison standing in front of him, dressed in just a skimpy T-shirt. Heat pooled in his groin.
 

Monday, August 17, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Ten Authors Writing to the Word Prompt "Writing"

 
Welcome to TUESDAY TALES! The place to find new stories and discover new authors. This week's word prompt is "writing". Click on each author’s name to go read the snippet they tempt us with this week.
Happy summer time reading from TUESDAY TALES!
 
Jean Joachim (Modern Historical)
Maggie slipped her hand into John’s as the Judge asked Penn to take the witness stand.

 
Trisha Faye (Contemporary Fiction)
There are lots of dreams, lots of anger and “old” frustrations, surfacing in my mind, mostly when my body has shut down for the night.

 
V.L. Locey (M/M Historical Romance)
One never expects life altering news to be delivered over coffee and Danish.

 
Morgan K. Wyatt (Contemporary Suspense
"Wish Bella was here so I could give her some woman to woman advice."

 
Davee Jones (Contemporary Romance)
 "I’ll say put all your intentions in writing."

 
Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)
“I should have known a girlfriend visit was too much to hope for. Which sister?”

 
Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)
She let out a soft laugh, and he was glad to see a little bit of sparkle return to her eyes.

 
Susanne Matthews (Contemporary)
Charley turned on the radio, hoping to pick up a weather update, but all Matilda could find was static.

 
Jillian Chantal (Regency)
"But how will we get her a gown?"

 
Tricia Andersen (Romantic Suspense)
He’s in danger because of me!

Monday, August 10, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Picture Prompt


 
Welcome to TUESDAY TALES! The place to find new stories and discover new authors. This week we’re writing to a picture prompt. Story snippets are limited to 300 words on picture prompt week, so it’s quick reading. Click on each author’s name to go read the snippet they tempt us with this week.

Happy summer time reading from TUESDAY TALES!

 


Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)
Ethan followed his gaze and assumed Matt was talking about the red roses and the box of chocolate. He moved back to Matt and cocked a brow. “Important to the case?”

V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)
I glanced at my watch, rather anxious to find Jonah and perhaps do some shopping.

Jean Joachim (Modern Historical)
Penn’s door opened. When he joined the others in the living room, Maggie saw that his face was streaked with tears.

Jillian Chantal (Regency)
The roses the duke chose for the large vases were variegated.

Tricia Andersen (Romantic Suspense)
 Sloan parked the Hummer in front of the elementary school then pressed play. A proud smile filled his face. “That’s my girl.”

Flossie BentonRogers (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)
 The pre-dawn air hummed with energy.

Morgan Wyatt (Romantic Suspense)
“Bella was my first client, and I was as green as they come.”

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)
“Except for special occasions. Then, I add a few extra touches to the d├ęcor.”

 


 

Monday, August 3, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Where #Authors #Write to a #Prompt: PEN

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Ethan’s mouth twitched when he saw Matt looking away while holding back a gag in his throat.
“Are you any good at math?” he asked.
The aromatic stroll through the greenhouses receded to the back of her mind once she stepped into the verdant oasis hidden behind the old farmhouse.

Jillian Chantal  (Regency)
“Hurry then,” Jonquil said. “Remember, I get to be first.”

Flossie Benton Rogers (Dystopian Romance)
Pete collapsed against the slats of the mildewed shack, as if his legs could no longer support him.
“I never wanted her to know. She’s my little angel. She always has been. Now in her eyes I’m evil.”

Morgan Wyatt (Romantic suspense)
“A few of my client’s husbands referred to me as the devil. That was one of the nicer names.”

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary)
Charley waved at her hostess and pulled out of the driveway, heading back up Highway 47 to the Trans Canada. 

Jean Joachim (Modern Historical)  
Maggie turned pleading eyes to John. He took a deep breath and placed his hand on the young man’s shoulder.

Monday, July 27, 2015

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "BLOOM"


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JEAN JOACHIM (Modern Historical)
“Bloody hell, you say,” Maggie said, dropping the empty bucket.

IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
Closing his eyes, he pinched the bridge of his nose with his thumb and forefinger, remembering the picture of finding a dead possum in the backyard amidst a bed of blooming flowers.

V. L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
 Peter slipped from my grasp. I pulled his face out of the water.

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
“Of course. You can’t call yourself a proper Texan if you’ve never eaten at Waffle House!”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary)
Bill reluctantly turned off the cruiser’s AC as he pulled into a parking spot in front of the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council offices.

MORGAN WYATT (Romantic Suspense)
 "I meant a woman who has a hearty appetite in the kitchen, usually has one in the bedroom too."

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency)
Amelia pushed that uncharitable thought away.

TRICIA ANDERSON (Romantic Suspense)
His words were cut of by an icy glare from Abbey. “These bad men were trying to hurt my girls. Nothing is excessive then.”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Vintage Romance)
Brenna flinched at the popping sizzle of the breeze kissed candle.

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
 "Do grapes actually bloom?"

Monday, July 20, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Tiger

      

Welcome to Tuesday Tales! 
This week our writers had the fun challenge of incorporating the word prompt Tiger.
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Sarah Cass (Contemporary Holiday)
“But we could dress up.” Kyle grinned wickedly.

V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)
Within ten minutes, the four of us were bundled up and headed along the path that led to the magical trout lake.

Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)
Ethan gathered her in his arms and carried her to her bed.

Jean Joachim (Modern historical) 
“Maggie, which should I wear? This pants outfit or the dress?”

Morgan Wyatt (Romantic Suspense) 
It was Will, behind her wasn’t it? 

Trisha Fay (Contemporary Romance) 
“Oh, babe, of course I forgive you.” As he wrapped his arms around Sally, he added, “Under one condition.”


Joselyn Vaughn (Romantic Comedy)
Who would want a nose full of hay fever that this deli appeared to be?

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)
“Invite me?”

Tricia Anderson (Contemporary Suspense) 
“We’re going for a ride.”
“Like hell you are.”

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
Golden light billowed around the translucent form of the half-naked man.

Davee Jones (Contemporary romance)
 "Who needs a tiger when we have a cougar?"