Monday, February 27, 2012


Today our authors are writing stories to the word prompt "dress". Come read our stories and please leave a comment. Thank you for stopping by!

JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
"The Renovated Heart"
The thought of a man hitting on her filled her with dread. She felt afraid, vulnerable.  

DAKOTA TRACE (Erotic Romance, PG-13, language)
“Hey, sweetheart, I’m sorry I missed you.  I thought we’d agreed on the time today but after pulling an all-nighter on guard duty, my brain is fried.”  Kaleb twisted the cord of the phone around his finger as he spoke into Paisley’s answering machine.

CHRISTINA COLE  (Sweet Contemporary Romance)
"Love Spells, Chapter Two"
Barefoot and dressed in a simple cotton gown, Ellie stood at the window on Friday evening, watching as the sun slowly slipped below the horizon. She had no idea, actually, what she should wear for spell-casting, so she’d chosen something simple, something natural, something comfortable.

SHERRY GLOAG (Contemporary Romance)
Rosemary studied her son, Callum Hamilton.  Eight years old, and the love of her life.
“You know,” he said, rising to his knees on his bed, “you look like a princess in that dress.”
She slumped against the closed door, ear pressed against it, listening for any telltale noise she’d been followed. Silence, but her instincts said different and they had saved her on more than one occasion.

CECELIA ROBERT (Paranormal Romance)If anyone would have told me that I’d be getting married on the eve of my twentieth birthday, I’d have scoffed at them. But here I was in my room, getting ready for just that.

DAWNE PROCHILO (Contemporary Romance)
Inhaling deeply, Dani strolled toward the check out grabbing a bag of bite size chocolate candies. Impulsive emotional buying was influencing her, nonetheless she had a feeling the mood food would be necessary soon enough.
"Mistress of Pendragon)His gaze riveted to her bosom, and she glanced down and her jaw dropped open in surpise. Gone were the jeans, knit jacket, and sneakers she wore on the plane.

It doesn’t bother you that you have to teach him to dress himself. All over again. It doesn’t bother you that he doesn’t remember your name.

(Romantic Drama)
 I don't believe it.  Both women came in dressed up in dresses that left little to the imagination.

KAREN CINO (Contemporary romance)Billy played with the key in the lock.  It was raining so hard that the umbrella Alexandra held over Billy’s head blew inside out
J.F. JENKINS (Contemporary)
A sword pressed into Princess Reese’s side. Not deep as if to draw blood, but still firm enough so she understood that Captain Tristan White of the Scandalous Vixen meant business.

(Sci Fi/Fantasy)
Paul had no idea that something could taste so vile. He was used to some bland processed foods and some of the artificial flavouring contained in them,  he knew what onions tasted like, he knew what mango tasted like.

"Dress of Dreams"
She should never have packed it, the dress and Tina couldn’t even remember why she did.  Until the last possible moment, she thought Nick would leave and she would stay.

E.A.IRWIN (Sci Fi)Beatrice studied herself in the mirror, the revelation as unremarkable as the previous day. Those she lived among mentioned turning eighty was a milestone.

KAY SPRINGSTEEN (Contemporary Romance)
A light breeze teased Kyle with a floral scent. Odd how it seemed heavier now than it had earlier, more like roses than like lilacs.

"Why?" Sabrina whined at Henry as they stood on the Rail Bridge over the river Daugava in Latvia. 

"Sabotage, Part Four"

DraDonna looked down and saw and odd sight through her tears. Jude’s soul was kneeling by Symons body. She had one hand on his head and one hand on his chest.

KATHLEEN TIGHE BALL (Modern Cowboy Romance) 
For the life of her, Summer didn't know what to think. Nothing had prepared her for Rachael's plea for a mother. 

SELAH JANEL (Urban Fantasy- PG)
It didn’t matter that the sky was perfect, the sand warm. The luscious palm trees, the still water – all of it was the setting of the damned. 
JOHN HANSEN (Thriller)
She slid a pair of dark tinted glasses over her eyes, put on fancy black high heels and smiled confidently. She could do this.

LENA HART (Romantic Suspense)Idiot. Marc directed the insult to himself and the woman who had him wrapped around her little finger. She had worked the helpless, desparate act well and he had fallen for it.


The SUV reaches a small one room shack twenty miles out of town in the middle of nowhere. The dark figure slipped out of the SUV and carried the unconscious couple into the shack, locks the door, then climbed into his SUV and heads back into town.

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