A Gentleman and a Rogue

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Snippet Sunday - Feast of Candles - Contemporary Romance




Hi all, I'm participating in the Weekend Warriors Snippet Sunday again, but this month, I'll be taking snippets from my 99 cent "spicy" contemporary romance, "Feast of Candles."



Feast of Candles
Contemporary Romance
99 cents

BLURB: Drake is going to take the biggest risk of his life all on a bottle of wine. Can he break the barriers around Lily's heart? 

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Drake found her standing next to a window with a darkened view of the vines. She held a wine glass by the stem, her attention focused on the man in front of her. 

Lily's picture did her no justice. She was tall with a curvy, regal figure. Her throat looked warm and soft above a low-cut bodice, which hinted at ample cleavage. She possessed fine hips and shapely thighs. Blood rushed to his groin and a muscle worked in his jaw. Coming to California to meet her had been the most reckless thing he'd ever done, but he set his resolve, tamping down his overwhelming urge to approach her too soon.



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Reviews:

"This is a delightful short story." - Billie Houston, Amazon Reader

"Drake's romantic gesture at the end will have you swoon!" Angela Britnell, Amazon Reader
BUY LINKS:
AMAZON: http://amzn.com/B008NXELPG

Jimmy Thomas is the cover model. Sigh... I just adore Jimmy! 

27 comments:

  1. Lovely description of the heroine through the hero's eyes, Steph! This one sounds absolutely deeeelicious!

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    1. AJ, thanks for stopping by. Drake is a sensitive soul when he wants to be. hehe

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      Steph

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  2. Instant attraction has its . . .attractions. :)

    Nice snippet!

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  3. I loved this story! Enjoyed reading a snippet of it again. :) Lovely!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, Karen. I'm glad you enjoyed it.
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      Steph

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  4. Wow, from the way he sees her, things are going to get HOT, I'm guessing. Terrific snippet!

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    1. Veronica
      Wait until next week when Lily notices him. hehe
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      Steph

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  5. Wow. Wine and a hot couple. What's not to love!

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    1. I agree wholeheartily! California wine country has a special place in heart. It's absolutely beautiful up there.

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      Steph

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    1. Thanks so much for tweeting. I really appreciate it.
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      Steph

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  7. I like seeing her through his eyes. Sounds great:)

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Eleri. I like getting into the male mind as an author.

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      Steph

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  8. New follower here.
    I enjoyed this scene- the way he tries to control himself is terrific and I adore the name.
    ~Summer
    My 8

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    1. Summer, thanks for following. It's much appreciated and great to have you on board. I'm a sucker for a handsome Dane. Sigh...

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      Steph

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Siobhan! Glad you enjoyed it.
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      Steph

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  10. I find it refreshing reading romance from a male perspective. Nice snippet!

    History Sleuth's Writings

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    1. Thanks for popping in HS. I agree, it's always refreshing to find out how the man thinks about a woman.

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      Steph

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  11. I love reading the male perspective.

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    1. Thanks for popping in Elaine. I do, too. Our men can very sweet when they want to be.

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      Steph

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  12. Lovely description. Looks like he'll have a hard time resisting her. ;-)

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    1. Oh, Drake's like a viking. Ready to conquer. lol
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      Stpeh

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  13. Very strong description while still maintaining a male gaze. Well done!

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    1. Thanks Vivien. Next week you'll get Drake from Lily's angle.
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      Steph

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  14. I agree with previous comments - it's always interesting to get the guy's perspective.

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