Tuesday Teaser: “Why him?”

Tuesday Teaser: “Why him?”

  “There’s less beastly men ye could take to yer bosom, miss.” The jailer opened the shed door, his bruised eyes squinting at her. “As ye see, I had to keep him separated.”          A lone torch lit a seated monster of a man, his braw arms manacled to the wall of Marshalsea Prison’s strong room, the windowless outbuilding saved for troublesome criminals. Despair hung heavy. It clung in dark corners ready to pounce. The...

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Tuesday Teaser: “Please, take me home”

“Please. Take me home,” she murmured. Home. Pallinsburn. The two were one and the same in her heart. Lord Bowles wrapped one arm around her and held her tight. “Whatever happens, I’ll take care of you.” She melted into him and closed her eyes, aware of Khan’s ambling gait and her husband’s steady heart beat against her ear. Tonight she’d shut away the world for a while. No Reinhard Wolf. No one to remind her she was nearly...

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Teaser Tuesday: Where rough-whiskered Lord Marcus shares a truth

She inched closer, her skirts and a leather strap grazing his thigh. “You could’ve given it back. I doubt the hostler knows how to use it.” “I’ve been shot at enough times not to tempt fate.” Grinning, he rose to full height. “And interrupting a romantic interlude has a way of agitating a man.” “Romantic interlude indeed,” she huffed. “I offered to help the hostler, not kiss him.” Help the hostler? With the broken...

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Teaser Tuesday: “Your diversions won’t work”

  Genevieve pushed away his hand, a half-hearted effort if he’d ever seen one. She curled her fingers over her mouth, trying to hide her smile. “You’re not listening to me, milord.” “I’m helpless here with you in that gown.” Light danced on silk skirts, tricking the eye with shades of muted blue turning dove grey. “A gown I should’ve sold a long time ago.” His gaze skimmed the length of her, ending on artfully styled...

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Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

A Teaser Tuesday snippet…  Where Lord Bowles backpedals, Georgian style   From book 3 in the Midnight Meetings series (coming in 2016) by Gina Conkle     “What you said about my hips tonight…about my being well-fed was rude.” He winced. “You heard that.” Light radiated off smudged glass, reflecting his sculpted mouth. His shoulders squared in the way of a man facing his due. She rubbed the purple velvet, drawing a...

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Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

A Teaser Tuesday snippet…  Where we learn denial is good for a man   From book 3 in the Midnight Meetings series (coming in 2016) by Gina Conkle   Marcus leaned a shoulder against the doorjamb. At the corner cabinet, Samuel raised a narrow-necked bottle in silent question. He wanted a drink but waved away the offer. Denial was good for man who lived too long with excess. A man like him.   He was turning over a new leaf and...

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