Monday, November 26, 2012


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JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance - Rated R)
“I’d better get laid tonight, Reid,” Darvin Sweetwater, star quarterback for the Nevada Gamblers called to his teammate, Tom Reid.
KAREN CINO (Contemporary Romance)
Pia took a sip of her wine before setting her long blue stem glass down on the frosted glass coasters on her cocktail table.
V. L. LOCEY (Romantic Comedy)
Ares has two war horses - Fear and Dread – that pull his golden chariot.
LINDSAY DOWNS (Sensual Suspense)
As they drove away from the marina Jessica kept her eyes focused on the yacht, now ownerless. I wonder how I can buy it.
Paul fell behind the party, his legs had become cramped. Silf and Stan were engaged in conversation so they did not notice.
DAKOTA TRACE (/Erotic Romance - Rated PG)
Taking a deep breath, Thea clenched her purse in her hand. The deep scarlet sundress she’d purchased on whim now seemed rather dowdy compared to the flamboyant and somewhat brazen off the shoulder peasant blouses and long flowing multi-hued skirts of other guests.
CATHERINE GREENFEDER  c (Time Travel Romance)
"Mistress of Pendragon" 
 Emboldened she took a sip of the honey wine, meade he called it, and eyed him warily over the rim of the goblet. The golden liquid warmed her parched throat.
IRIS BLOBEL (Aussie Romance)
Ty noticed that his step was faster than usual. Not that it bothered him. He was fit.
SHERRY GLOAG (Contemporary Romance)
She cursed when her opponent’s foil whipped past her face. She pushed her thoughts away, but along with the next clash of blades they came right back again.
CAROLYN GIBBS (Romance Suspense)
On the last night of the conference, after missing most of the activities, Claire and Nancy decided to make an appearance at the cocktail party.
When she opened her eyes there stood Doc Owens, Hunter, Cindy and Jake all staring at her. Immediately she struggled to get up. “I’m fine really.”
SONIA HIGHTOWER (Contemporary Erotica, Rated PG-13)
“Six wineries, a fancy lunch, two nights in a four-star hotel.  I. Am. So. There.”

Monday, November 19, 2012


Happy Thanksgiving! Thank  you for stopping by. Today our writers have written 300-word stories to this picture prompt, in honor of the holiday. To read a story, click on the writer's name. I hope you enjoy the stories and leave a comment. Have a great holiday!

JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
Giselle Davenport couldn’t stop the tears clouding her eyes as she walked into the dining room.
KAREN CINO (Contemporary Romance)
Everyone sat around the beautifully decorated table, dressed with their family heirloom dishes and knick-knacks to celebrate Thanksgiving.  
V. L. LOCEY(Romantic Comedy)
“What of the feasting and football?!” 
LINDSAY DOWNS (Thanksgiving)
This week in honor of Thanksgiving I’m doing something a little different. The following isn’t from Red Queen who will be back next week for its final scene.
Sue sat across from her fiance. The vast amount of food separated them echoing their current predicament.
"Kiss Out of Time"
Georgina studied Jake from across the dinner table. He’d changed so much in the year he’d been away at college. When had he become so dreamy? 
MICHAEL CHARTON (Thanksgiving Americana)
This is making me nostalgic.  I remember many formal Thanksgiving settings and all sorts of people coming.
"The Empty Table"
The table was set, laid out with a beautiful spread interspersed with decorations that exploded with color. Tall, pillar candles flickered in even intervals down the length of the display, bringing warmth and comfort.
DAVEE JONES (Young Adult)
"Eyelashes Freeze in North Dakota, but not Warm Hearts"
Adelaide washed her face, brushed her teeth, and braided her hair, wondering how many other people thought about their movements and actions as much as she did. 
PAMELA MASON (Contemporary Romance)

"Thanksgiving Miracle"
From the clanging in my head, I figured the college students next door were filming a YouTube video of themselves cooking turkey – gangnum style. I stumbled out of bed. Hunh… jeans still on… and my …shirt.  
CAROLYN GIBBS (Women's Fiction) 
The house smelled marvelous as the aroma from the roasting turkey and stuffing permeated the air. Ellie walked into the dining room.

Monday, November 12, 2012


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JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary romance)
At six o’clock, Mindy awoke from her nap with a start as the kitchen timer buzzed loudly.
KAREN CINO (Contemporary Romance)
Pia loved seeing the joy on Lorenzo’s face as fans stopped by the table asking for an autograph or just wanting to shake his hand.  
TARA CHEVRESTT (Women's Fiction)
Will he still love me? was her first thought when she looked in the mirror, naked, for the first time since her surgery. 
IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
Katie stared after him, still wondering whether she had imagined the conversation with Tyson. With one final hiccup sob she picked up her jacket from the sand and headed towards the streets as well 
I need to go into Naughty Philosopher mode here.  Is beauty and brains better than beauty and NO brains.  
The group walked through the storm, which had lessened to gale force winds and wet snow that stung Paul's face. Only one member had the luxury of sitting on the sled being pulled by the large dog, he of course could not walk in his condition.  
LINDSAY DOWNS (Sensual Suspense) 
“With everything that’s happened, getting the new shipment and Mr. Boris calling, there’s two people we still haven’t heard from. Ronny, John what did you find out when you politely asked Michaud to see the box again?” 
How could he have grown into a strong sexy man in three short years? Probably the same way she’d turned into a skittish punching bag.  
CAROLYN GIBBS (Romantic Suspense)
Sam took the last of the stone steps two at a time. When he reached the bottom, the landing curved and he lost sight of Claire.
SHERRY GLOAG  (Contemporary Romance)
As sexy and handsome as ever, she noted, when the man walked into the room. The last ten years had treated him well. He’d broadened out, of course, but his eyes… 
V. L. LOCEY (Romantic Comedy)

There are times I imagine how nice it would be to have my man`s mother stop by and drop off freshly baked cookies, not bombs about trying to locate a mythical box.