Waiting for a Girl Like You ~ An Exclusive Sneak Peek

 ***Warning! This preview shares a hotter than usual read***         The first two chapters of The Proper Care and Feeding of a Broken Heart 1 of 2 stories in the book, Waiting for a Girl Like You     1   “She’s naked in black stilettos as you requested.” Mrs. Smith’s voice echoed down the hallway.  “A fresh face…a California blonde.” Mrs. Smith’s real last name was a string of unpronounceable...

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A Preview: Chapter Three of To Find a Viking Treasure

A Preview: Chapter Three of To Find a Viking Treasure

    Chapter Three         Skalds claimed Odin fashioned the earth from the remains of defeated giants. He tossed their broken bones aside, the fragments forming islands. This morning the Norse god dressed Uppsala and her islands in thick, white mist, an innocent color when blood would spill and homes would burn.       The swirling fog kissed Sestra’s skin and messed with her curls, the damp air friendlier than her...

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A Preview: Chapter Two of To Find a Viking Treasure

A Preview: Chapter Two of To Find a Viking Treasure

    Chapter Two         A Norse hammer hurled end over end, splintering the lintel. The square metal head narrowly missed an eager warrior running past. Brandr rushed outside to the clash of iron on iron. Men poured around him into the yard to war cries and the crack of wooden shields.       A pair of behemoths brawled, ringed by the crowd holding pine pitch torches. He should leave, wanted to, but couldn’t. He’d...

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A Preview: Chapter One of To Find a Viking Treasure

A Preview: Chapter One of To Find a Viking Treasure

      Chapter One         AD 1022      Uppsala, the throne seat in the Viking kingdom of Svea                 “You’ve been sold.”     “What?” Sestra’s pitcher plopped into a barrel of ale.       “To a man of Uppsala.” Lady Mardred raised her voice above the din and rescued the bobbing vessel. “Or Gotland. I’m not sure.”   The matron set the pitcher on a table where leeks...

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Friday Feature: Pure of Heart by Auria Jourdain

  A ghost child left to die in a French forest, Contesse Blanchefort seeks her long-buried past after her adoptive father dies at the Bastille. Embarking on a quest across England with a pagan woman and a rogue Gypsy, Contesse falls ill in London, and her companions are forced to seek help. With overwhelming compassion, physician’s apprentice Eric McEwan nurses Contesse back to health, but discovers that her exotic accent and pale...

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