Monday, February 20, 2012


Welcome! Thank you for stopping by. This week, the writing prompt was "cheat". We hope you enjoy our stories.

"The Renovated Heart"
She had always been a devoted wife and mother, putting Johnny and Zoe before herself; She liked being a wife and mother, she was good at it and had tried to talk Johnny into having another child. But he refused. 

KHARISMA RHAYNE (Contemporary Military Erotic Romance)
I couldn’t help but to envy his confidence. The ease of which he moved my hands to the front of his pants, encouraging me to remove them. And here I was, trembling, trying to keep from running.

DAKOTA TRACE (Erotic romance, PG-13)
Rubbing her stinging eyes against her shirt sleeve, Paisley pushed the memories away, determined that she would no longer dwell on what she couldn’t have.  A recent visit from svelte black goddess, a woman so different not only in looks but temperament, had sent her world crashing to the ground.  At first she hadn’t believed the woman.
CHRISTINA COLE (Sweet Contemporary Romance)
"Love Spells"
"You've got to be out of your mind. The man lied to you, cheated on you, dumped you, and ran off with another woman. Why would you want him back?"

LINDSAY DOWNS (Sensual Mystery)

Ahead, through the thinning trees, she heard the thunder of water. Puzzled, since she couldn’t see a stream or river, with a soft flick of her wrist she halted Cory.
"It was only once. Honey, honestly!"
Amber's jaw dropped and her beautiful green eyes focused on him. "Once?" she asked in a whisper.

MICHAEL CHARTON (Romantic Suspense)
After what seemed like an eternity, she finally responded with throwing her arms around me.  ”You will be mine!” She snapped 

KAREN CINO (Contemporary Romance)

Alexandra stood outside Dan’s front door.  This was the last thing she expected to be doing.  When she said goodbye to Dan two years ago, she had closed the door to that part of her life.

 "Mistress of Pendragon"
Billy had been the sort of chap you bring home to mother until he cheated with your best friend in accounting. After two rotten love affairs and her layoff from the company, Stefani had no place to go but home. Back to London. 

SHERRY GLOAG (Maintream Contemporary Romance)
“I say, that’s a bit of a cheat. Isn’t it?”
Sacha watched the dull red creep up the young man’s neck and into his face beneath his scrutiny. “What is it you say is a cheat?  Forgive me, English is not my native e language, perhaps you could explain it to me.”

The full moon illuminated the night as if it were trying to out do the sun. Henry and Sabrina walked the streets of Manhattan. Birdland had been smokin hot that night with its smooth Jazz sounds and then pumping out Swing.
STEFAN ELLERY (Sci fi/Fantasy)
Silf’s strides were long and purposeful.Paul had a hard time keeping up with her. He could tell she was upset, the kidnapping had affected her and he wondered what she was about to do.
Snow blanketed the world in white but the calm failed to last.  Some incident Tina might never fully understand, some stray moment of violence caused the ongoing hostility to erupt again, not full scale but ever present.  Her stress levels soared higher when Nick went out to walk the camp’s perimeter or make a foray into the frozen wasteland surrounding them.

"Trust Me"
You’ve cheated your way here and you know you have to be careful. You suspect one or two of your colleagues know and it’s only a matter of time before someone asks you to do something simple. Something a junior doctor would know. 

(Modern Cowboy Romance)
"Summer's Desire"

By the time they pulled into the parking lot, cars were being deflected to the overflow area. Anna drove to the drop-off zone instead. Garrett hated the feeling of being treated like a gimp, even if he technically was one at the moment. But he had to admit the idea of another long walk over snow-covered uneven ground held very little appeal.

DAWNE PROCHILO (Contemporary romance) 
"No Holiday Plans"
Dani McPherson turned off the stereo system gently playing a holiday song throughout the small office. Why she subjected herself to such torture was beyond belief but the library director who had just left practically demanded the music to liven the mood of the meeting.

SELAH JANEL (Chick Lit/Horror)
 She took her time and ate another mouthful of pie before answering, letting the apples in their thick sauce melt over her tongue. Let him feel guilty; let him think about what he’s done. “Darling, I’m a librarian and a little sheltered, but I’m not stupid. No, it wasn’t my first time. It’s just been a while,” she murmured, her tone sharper than she wanted.

"Sabotage, Part Three"
“SYMON!” DraDevon yelled as loud as he could, but there was
only silence in response.


"The Consultant" 
Drying off his hands, he called to his girlfriend, who should’ve been upstairs. “Sandra? You there?”
He was greeted by the hollow echo of his words throughout the empty apartment. “Sandra?”

LENA HART (Romantic Suspense)

Amber’s heart thudded against her chest as she walked out of the busy precinct into the cool California night. She couldn’t shake the image of the detective’s harsh, angry face so she tried to focus on getting as far as she can from the police station.



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  1. I don't know what's going on, but I'm being kicked out of quite a few comment boxes. When I hit post they disappear, and not just waiting for verification, either.