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Thursday, July 21, 2011

A Tease from "Now and Forever 1, a Love Story

Here is a snippet from my new release coming out July 29 from Secret Cravings Publishing, a sensual contemporary romance, "Now and Forever 1, a Love Story."

Chapter One

Callie put the check for $15,000, half of all the money she had in the world, on the counter of the bursar’s office. Her palms were sweating, her eyebrows were knitted in a frown. Kyle, her fiancĂ© killed in Iraq, left her the money. She hoped to do well enough to remain in the Masters of Education program at Kensington State University through the first year and earn a scholarship to pay for the second year. She needed to win this big gamble to get her life back on track.
Callie walked out of the building in the sleepy little town of Willow Falls in upstate New York, turned the corner and plopped down on the grass, leaning against a tree and thought about her last day with Kyle. It was Thanksgiving at his friend, John Weston’s house. While the turkey was cooking, some of the men played touch football. Callie went to take a nap in the guest room. Kyle wanted to be alone with her as they only had one more day before he deployed for the last time.
Callie undressed quietly and got under the covers. When he joined her, Kyle pulled the covers down slowly, aware of how bashful she was by the blush in her cheeks, even after being his lover for several years.
“Kitten, don’t be shy. I want to remember every inch of you,” he said, first placing his hand gently on her cheek then leaning over and kissing her softly.
    When he got into bed, his kiss became passionate. Kyle was so alive, the air around him crackled with his energy.

The sequel, "Now and Forever 2, the Book of Danny" will be released by Secret Cravings Publishing on November 2. 

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