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Friday, July 8, 2011

SHORT EXCERPT AND CONTEST!

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Excerpt from "Sunny Days, Moonlit Nights"
As she was taking out garbage, she spied a man on the
grounds. He was driving a small tractor down near the lake. It was a
relief to find she wasn’t totally alone; there was a maintenance man
about.


Before grocery shopping, it was time to scrub the grime of
the old cabin off her body. She got in the shower and when she
twisted the hot water spigot to adjust it, it came off in her hand.
Scalding hot water shot across the shower, trapping Caroline
against the wall. She opened the bathroom window, saw the figure
of a man walking toward the Baron’s cabin across the way and
screamed for help. She saw him stop and turn. She called out again,
and he came toward her cabin. A minute later, he entered the
bathroom where she was naked and confined by the hot water.
“Towel!” she hollered, covering herself as best she could with
her hands and arms. After studying her body briefly, he looked
away then threw her a towel, went over to the water controls and
turned off the hot and cold water. Caroline covered herself with the
skimpy towel and stared at the man. He was in his thirties,
handsome with dark brown hair, light brown eyes, a slightly square
jaw, one day’s growth of beard and over six feet tall with a slim,
strong build.
“You need a new spigot. There might be one in the shed good
enough to hold for today, but tomorrow you should stop by the
hardware store and pick up a new one,” he told her.
There was something about his voice, something she
recognized. Caroline stared at his face, peering into his eyes…those
eyes seemed familiar. She gasped.
“Mickey, is that you?”



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A little bit about the book:


Caroline “Sunny” Davis has it all, a rich husband, career as a well-known artist and a big, beautiful house, she has everything except happiness. Fleeing from a philandering husband, she returns to her family’s cabin in the woods. Looking to reconnect with happier times while she sorts out her life, Sunny is surprised to meet up with someone she hasn’t seen in twenty years.

Mike Foster, her friend, her protector from childhood is more handsome and devastating than ever. Tempted almost beyond endurance, can she resist him…if it’s for his own good? This story about rekindled friendship will warm your heart.

9 comments:

Alica McKenna Johnson said...
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Alica McKenna Johnson said...

LOL! What a great way for them to meet again! I love it, funny and sexy at the same time.
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Selena Myers said...

This is definitely going on my "To Read very SOON" list. I love the excerpt!
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Mimi Barbour said...

How convienent to have a wiindow in the bathroom and a handsome stranger walk by...sigh!!
Great premise..
Mimi

Theda said...

Great Excerpt! Definitely my next read! You're an awesome writer! Always a joy to read one of your books!
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Ben Tanner said...

Tantalizing! Very nice!

Ruth A Casie said...

Hi Jean -

Wonderful excerpt but I've always loved Sunny and Mike, ever since you started talking about them. I feel as if I know them.

Jean said...

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! I'm glad you feel like you know Sunny and Mike. I feel the same way.

Taina Vicari said...

I felt my heart racing when Sunny was in need of help in the buff. I could feel the heat in my face as I related to the embarassment. I also thought it was a great way to meet Mickey.