Teaser Tuesday: Do I detect a challenge?

  “Does humor shade everything you do?” “Just about.” He moved off the tree and leaned the axe against the barn. “Life’s better that way. Why frown when you can smile?” A breeze stirred. Loose blonde strands floated around her face as he approached her. Intent on his dazzling, dirt-smudged smile, she lifted the hem of her apron. “You’ve conquered a dead tree, milord.” She grinned and wiped a dark streak off his jaw....

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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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Tuesday Teaser

Tuesday Teaser …Is that a ploy?   “What are we going to do?” “Give me time to think,” he said, cosseting her shoulders. “We must be vigilant. For your safety, you have to stay by my side. At all times.” A tiny line slanted between his brows. Her husband was quite serious about this. “Is that a ploy to get me into your bed?” He flashed his satyr’s grin. “Is it working?” She stood in the shelter he offered, her...

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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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History Thursday: A Woman’s Wisdom on How to Conquer

  We’ve all heard, “Behind every great man stands a woman.”  I’d push the adage further. Beside every great man stands a great woman.  Especially when it comes to Vikings. Archaeologists have lately declared Viking women fought alongside Viking men — like this is a thrilling revelation. Many assumed the bones found at historical digs belonged to Viking men. Recent DNA tests corrected this.  Turns out a lot...

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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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