What Alarms Men About Conversation? (reblogged -Embracing Romance.com)

Whether on the page or in real life, men get funny about words like “Let’s talk.” From going green around the gills to ducking out of a room, men generally avoid conversation for the sake of conversation. Women, on the other hand, thrive on communication. In honor of this male/female dilemma, today my Meet the Earl at Midnight excerpts highlight this fun difference in the sexes.  Enjoy…   Discourse between a man...

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Two Excerpts from Norse Jewel

A first meet excerpt entitled “Convince me”   Behind him, a woman’s voice called, “Hakan.” He stopped. She called him, the dark-haired thrall. He already knew her voice above the din. “Hakan!” He set his hands at his hips. Noticing one woman was nothing more than inborn awareness, the kind that kept him alive. That same awareness told him ten paces ahead, a fat Flemish merchant and his round wife bickered. No threat...

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