Monday, December 26, 2016

Tuesday Tales for December 27, 2017 From the Word SNOW

Hello and welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales.  I hope you are all having a happy and enjoyable holiday season. This is a busy time of year for all of us. Why not take a couple of minutes to relax and read this week's offerings from the word SNOW? Grab your favorite beverage and put up your feet.

TRISHA FAYE  (Christmas Romance)

She watched for a while until the sweet romantic scenes had her almost in tears.

V.L. LOCEY  (M/M Hockey Romance)

“Explain this tradition to me again.”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)

“Doesn’t know you exist? Don’t be a dim bulb.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/MMA Romance)

“Maybe his lack of sex has made him delusional. I can fix that.”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Holiday Romance)

He’d seen a picture of the very attractive and delectable Ms. Kayne and looked forward to getting to know her—maybe even in the Biblical sense.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Tuesday Tales Picture Prompt December 20

Tuesday Tales- December 20, 2016-  Picture Prompt

In this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, we're writing to a picture prompt. Picture prompts are 300 words based upon a chosen beautiful scene. Enjoy the tales!

Davee Jones - (Contemporary Romance)
"Snow is so mysterious, you know?"

Vicki Locey - (MM Hockey Romance)
Beau. The word was growing on me.
Susanne Matthews - (Contemporary Holiday)
Bill frowned. “Maybe not predict it, but you seem determined to influence it.”

Flossie Benton Rogers  (Paranormal Romance)
She pointed to another bench down by the fountain.

 Tricia Faye (Christmas Romance)
Inside, a gaily decorated home shone brightly in contrast to the darkness around her.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday Tales - Bar

In this weeks edition, we're writing to the prompt "Bar". Enjoy the tales!

V.L. Locey ( M/M Hockey Romance)
Lee, being Lee, wrapped my ex-wife in a big hug and bounced them both up and down a few times.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
Being seen with Gavin would elevate her cachet quotient a notch or two.

Davee Jones (Contemporary Romance)
“As a matter of fact you set the bar really high.”

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Romance)
What was this about? 

Susanne Matthews (Holiday Romance)
There had been nothing civil about the Civil War. 

Trisha Faye  (Christmas Romance)
“And secondly…I’d need a boyfriend for that. Which I’m also lacking.”

Monday, December 5, 2016

Tuesday Tales - Picture Prompt

Welcome to winter and a little Tuesday Tales festivity.
Tuesday Tales authors write each week to a word prompt or a picture prompt. This month, we'll have two picture prompt weeks. The authors got to choose one of the seven pictures below. Join us for some excerpts from fascinating stories in the works. Read it here first!
Reading will be quick this week as picture prompt snippets are limited to 300 words.
Click on each author's name to go to their tale. There will be a link there where you can return to this page and check out the rest of the stories.
Happy winter reading. We hope some of these tales get you in the holiday spirit.

M/M Hockey Romance
"Todd, your daddy will think what he will of me, and of us, when he finds out."

Christmas Romance
“Sally…really…do you have any idea how crazy my December is?”

Contemporary Holiday Fiction
C.W. Banley expected her to decorate each tree.

Contemporary Christmas Story
What was it people said about going home? Either you could never go back, or it was where you were loved no matter what.

That screech sounded like a wild creature but it could very well be a person.

Paranormal Romance
The wind whipped around and through her and threatened to knock her off her feet.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Tuesday Tales - Word Prompt Island

Tuesday Tales- November 29, 2016-Word Prompt Island


In this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, we're writing to the prompt "island". Enjoy the tales!

Davee Jones - (Contemporary Romance)
 Lola’s first annual Texi-Tropical Mixer appeared successful.
Vicki Locey - (M/M Hockey Romance)
 “Bandit drove the Trans-Am. Snowman drove the rig,” I pointed out. 

Susanne Matthews - (Contemporary Romance)
 “Padre?” she asked, feeling the Earth start to spin again. 
Tricia Andersen - (Paranormal MMA Romance)
“Explain it to me. I thought once you mate, you mate for life. Why has my mate left me?”

 Tricia Faye (Historical Fiction)
"You make them fancy words up yourself?"

Jean Joachim (Contemporary Holiday Romance)
He pulled up to the gorgeous, Neo-Renaissance townhouse.


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

TUESDAY TALES - PROMPT "BREAD" #tales #romance #stories

Welcome to Tuesday Tales! We are writing to the prompt "bread" today. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Please do return and read all the stories. Thank you for stopping by.

JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
The table was decorated and set for the Montgomery and Carruthers clans to break bread for Thanksgiving.

V.L. LOCEY (M/M Hockey Romance)
Lee Maxwell Odette does not set an alarm. Ever. But for the man sleeping in my guest room, I would. 

TRISHA ANDERSEN (Paranormal MMA Romance)
She was joined for eternity to Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)
"Well, I’ve seen your bride, and I can attest that tomboy has grown into a beautiful woman."

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency Historical)
Jemison lunged for the door and jerked it open.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

“Walking through the woods with her was like having a talking book with you.”

Monday, November 14, 2016

Tuesday Tales: From the Word TOWN

Good morning and welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales. Each week, a group of talented authors use a word prompt to share a portion of their current works in progress with you. This week, many of them have taken time away from their NaNo novels to delight you with excerpts from truly remarkable stories. Check them all out. You won't regret it! 

Karen Cino (Contemporary Romance)
Robbie spent the rest of the afternoon making lasagna with a meat sauce. He wanted to impress Jill with his culinary skills or lack of them.

Jean Joachim (Football Holiday Romance)
When he walked in the door, the delicious aroma of roasting turkey greeted Trunk Mahoney.

V.L. Locey (M/M Hockey Romance)
I drove like a man possessed up to Corning, thankful for my years of trucking for a small delivery company in Gang Mills before I went indie, where my ex and boys still live.

Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction)
She pointed to the western sky. “It’s the Peony Moon this month.”

Jillian Chantal (Historical Romance)
He was in dangerous territory.

Davee Jones (Contemporary Romance)
“You truly inherited my way of taking care of business.”

Tricia Andersen (MMA Paranormal Romance)
“What’s the big deal about the full moon?”
“During the full moon, my brothers and I aren’t great company to be around.”

Susanne Matthews (Romance Suspense)
“Right, and the Apache claim the doorway to hell is there, too, but so far, no one’s found that either.”

Monday, November 7, 2016


Howdy! Welcome to Tuesday Tales. The word prompt is "band". 
Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return to read all the posts. Thank you for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM  (Football Romance)
“Don’t sing that, okay?” Lexie said. 

V. L. LOCEY (M/M Hockey Romance)
“You are one of the pickiest queens I have ever met,” Codack said.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“I’m just a’ sayin’ that you might want to give the girl a little room.”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)
“Where do I go?” Paul asked, not happy he and MJ were being separated like this.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
Nick tossed down a shot, savoring the quick burn.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency Historical)
He held out his left hand. “Let me have it.”

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
Hate- such a violent word, final, definitive- offering no hope, probably more depressing than any other emotional concept.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Tuesday Tales - Hook

Welcome! In this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, we're writing to the prompt "hook". Enjoy the tales! 

Flossie Benton Rogers (Light Paranormal)
“My mother taught me, and I’ll teach you.”

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Murder Mystery)
“Now, now, Detective, you’re getting testy with me like your partner.”

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary Romance)
“I'm terrified I’m going to get sick on camera,” she whispered, the butterflies in her stomach in full revolt.

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)
“Love is love is love. Wanting a life filled with love can come from many avenues besides a lover.”

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Tuesday Tales- October 25, 2016-Word Prompt Ghost

In this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, we're writing to the prompt "ghost". Enjoy the tales!

Davee Jones - (Contemporary Romance)
"Hey, boss lady, what do you think of your party?"

Vicki Locey - (Contemporary Romance)
The old pub had seen better days, but they had the best rippers-or deep-fried hot dogs-in a hundred-mile radius of the barn.

 Susanne Matthews - (Contemporary Romance)
“I don’t understand. What ghosts?” she asked, her gaze filled with compassion.

Tricia Andersen - (MMA Romance)
Fitz disappeared while she was in the bathroom. He punctuated his departure with the slam of the door.

Flossie Benton Rogers  (Paranormal Romance)
Damn, he could devour a feast of oxen with no help at all.

Tricia Faye (Contemporary Romance)
“So…do we like…have to go out in the middle of the night for this?

Monday, October 17, 2016

Tuesday Tales From a Picture October 18, 2016

Welcome back to Tuesday Tales, the place where wonderful books are born. Today, our authors bring you the colors of autumn. The beautiful reds, oranges, golds, and browns are fitting for this week’s picture prompt. This week, the bloggers had a choice any one of the following three pictures. Here they are:

Quite diverse, wouldn't you say? Read on to see how creative they’ve been!

V. L. LOCEY     F/F Hockey Romance
“You look like a librarian,” Hannah said when I reached our table.

TRISHA FAYE     Contemporary Romance
As everyone else stood, Corecia held a hand in the air as if she were a school girl waiting for permission to speak.

DAVEE JONES     Contemporary Romance
“Food became the center of our lives, did we ever think about anything else?” Visits to our favorite cafĂ© became more than routine, it made us an us.

 SUSANNE MATTHEWS     Contemporary Romance
“You’re comparing our wedding to a loaf of bread?”

JEAN JOACHIM (Holiday Sports Romance)
  "I was hoping Tuffer and I could have some time alone. I think there's something he wants to ask me." She stared at her hands. 

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance) 
Ivy checked the clock. Ten minutes until midnight.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Tuesday Tales - Word Prompt, Gold

Tuesday Tales- October 11, 2016-Word Prompt Gold

In this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, we're writing to the prompt "gold". Enjoy the tales!

Davee Jones - (Contemporary Romance)
Might as well go for the gold.

 Vicki Locey - (Contemporary Romance)
 Women of all sizes, colors, and shapes bounced around to a dance remix of Deborah Cox’s “Play Your Part” as my foot bounced to the beat.

 Jillian Chantal -(Murder Mystery)
"You had a motive to kill her then."

  Susanne Matthews - (Contemporary Romance)
 "You make it sound so simple."

Tricia Andersen - (MMA Romance)
Usually it was a sound that made her so happy. Today nothing could break her out of her funk.


Monday, October 3, 2016

Tuesday Tales- October 3, 2016-Word Prompt Fasten

In this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, we're writing to the prompt fasten. So, fasten your seat belts and hang on for the ride - enjoy the tales!

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)                                           "I didn’t want tied down either. On to the newest and flashiest conquest I guess."

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary romance)  
“I’m a firm believer that Fate, Karma, or God, whatever you want to call it, always gives you more than you can handle, just to see you kick to the surface and survive."

V. L. Locey (F/F Hockey Romance)
“Stop trying to be something that you’re not, Whitney,” I mumbled then washed all my make-up off and started over.

Jillian Chantal(contemporary murder mystery)
“So you think there may be a kill Drusilla club that meets here?” 

Davee Jones (Contemporary)

The word, bro, fastened to me like hot tar, yet oddly less painful.

Tricia Andersen (MMA Romance)
“Yum. That would be a breakfast I would never forget.”

Jean Joachim (Modern Historical)

 A thousand thoughts ran through Maggie’s mind during the silence that ensued after she had confessed to John –and none of them good. 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016


Welcome! These are the two pictures we had to choose from for our stories this week. We can only write 300 words. Here are the talented writers participating:

JEAN JOACHIM (Modern Historical Romance)
Now that they were engaged, the Roberts’ didn’t mind them sleeping together.

V.L.LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
He reached for me and pulled just once on my wrist.

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
“That’s his hook then? He can kiss?”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)
Her heart told her to stay while her head begged her to make a run for it. The only thing waiting for her when this was over was more heartache.

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
Laverne fretted over Lola, arranging and rearranging the sheet on the bed.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Murder Mystery)
Maggie hadn’t heard him whistle since his wife died.

Thank you for stopping by!