It's great that this hop is devoted to sequels because I am all about sequels. I would like to tell you about BAD KARMA, the sequel to BAD MEDICINE in the Edge of Texas series, set in the lower Texas coast just north of the Mexican border. To enter a random drawing to win a digital copy of BAD KARMA, just leave a comment below. BAD KARMA is about two sisters who relocate to South Padre Island after one becomes the victim of a stalker. In the following excerpt, Javier, a local firefighter, discovers smoke coming from the house in which the young women live and acts accordingly. He didn’t wait for the rest of the team. He grabbed a halligan tool and ran up the stairs, shattering the sliding glass door when he found it locked.
Clouds of grey smoke billowed out.
Javier stepped through the opening. “Cassie! Cassie! Where are you?” The mask muffled his voice, causing him to yell in the hopes she would hear him.
Stooping low, he dashed toward Cassie’s bedroom. A mass of flaming debris blocked her door. He used the halligan to shove it to one side; just enough to get the door open and step through.
Dark smoke clung to the top half of the room, but he was able to locate Cassie curled up in her bed.
Javier shrugged out of his turnout coat and wrapped it around her.
He rushed her outside; feeling relieved as soon as he’d cleared the house. He ran down the stairs and lay Cassie on the damp sand.
She looked like a beautiful rag doll, rolling limp and pale out of his turnout coat.
Javier ditched his helmet and nomex hood before checking Cassie for signs of life. He felt for her pulse. It was weak and thready, but she wasn't breathing. Tilting her head back, he cleared her airway and began to administer mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
An ambulance sped toward them, lights flashing and siren screaming.
Cassie drew a wheezy breath and opened her eyes. She lay still, staring up at him without recognition.
“Hi baby,” he whispered close to her ear. “I love you. Please be okay.”
He thought he saw a tiny flicker of acknowledgment before the emergency medical personnel took over. He stepped back, but couldn't move away.
Let the house burn. The only thing that mattered was that Cassie was safe.
The EMT’s checked her vital signs, administered oxygen and loaded her into the ambulance, working to stabilize her inside the vehicle.
Cars arrived and Rafael Solis ran over to where Javier stood, with Cassie’s sister and Zach Bailey close behind.
“Oh, my God! Cassie!” Skyler looked terrified.
The EMT spoke to her and assured her that Cassie had suffered from smoke inhalation, but that the firefighter had saved her before she’d suffered any burns and resuscitated her.
“What firefighter?” she asked.
The EMT pointed to Javier.
Sky looked at him wide-eyed and then embraced him. “You! Thank you so much for saving my sister. How can I ever thank you?” She pulled back, searching his face.
“Sky!” Zach cried out. “You have blood all over you.”
Sky looked down at her dress and arms, puzzled that she was covered with bright red blood.
“It’s Javier,” Rafael said. “He’s bleeding.”
~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~I hope you enjoyed this little taste of BAD KARMA. The order of the series is:
THE EDGE OF TEXAS Series:
• Book 1-BAD MEDICINE
• Book 2-BAD KARMA
• Book 3-BAD VIBES
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Welcome to my interview with one of my characters. Please be sure to leave a comment with your name and email address for a chance to win a download of BAD MEDICINE, the first in my series of romantic thrillers set on the Gulf coast of Texas. The Grand Prize for this hop is a $50 Amazon gift card. To enter the Grand Prize drawing, you will need proof that you have visited this site. The code to enter is further down on this page. Be sure to visit http://www.kaseydean.com/2013/08/meet-authorinterview-with-character.html?zx=fba193cc3b514f76 and include the code from this blog.
How exciting! The character I chose to interview is the hero of the Edge of Texas series, Rafael Solis. He is everything heroic and not bad to look at. The series is set on the lower Texas coast near the Mexican border. Rafael, introduce yourself to everyone.Rafael: I’m the sheriff now, and I married Chloe Palmer, my childhood sweetheart. That is, after she returned to the Texas coast. We had a little misunderstanding and she ended up leaving for a while, but when she returned I was determined not to let her get away from me again.” Me: That’s nice. I’ve heard Chloe refer to you as ‘Raffy’. When did you get that nickname?
Rafael: (Gruffly) Nobody, and I mean nobody else calls me that, ever. . .<he sighs> Chloe started calling me Raffy in the fifth grade when we first met. It was sweet and I was crazy about her, even then. Me: You’re a very strong man, Rafael. Tell me, do you have any weaknesses? Rafael: “Mostly, my weaknesses revolve around Chloe. She tends to lead with her heart and not her head. She has put me through the wringer when she’s rushed headlong into trouble. I’m very protective of my wife and my children.”
Me: Why don’t you tell me a little about the deputies who work with you? Rafael: “They’re the best. Adriano Esquivel is like a rock. He’s solid and dependable. He calls himself un hombre de la gente…a man of the people. Adriano has a keen sense of right and wrong and he’s always got my back. Then there’s Germaine Freeman, a transplant from New Orleans. Germaine has a sense of humor and seems to be a chick magnet. He and Adriano are both big guys, and if they go after someone, their quarry better come along quietly. My third ‘man’ is a woman. Darla Calhoun has had special training as a sharpshooter, so if we’re in need of the skills as a sniper, she’s our man. And then there’s Ida. She was a deputy before my time, but was injured in a high-speed chase accident. She’s now the office manager and she manages all of us. Great team. Me: Your team certainly does work together well.
Rafael: “It’s all about the team.” Me: Tell me, Rafael. Have you ever doubted yourself? Rafael: Plenty of times. Probably the hardest thing for me was when Manuel Cruz, my nemesis in BAD MEDICINE, kept telling me that I was just like him. There was one time when I came close to killing him, but if I had taken his life in anger, he would be right. I pulled back and walked away with the sound of his laughter ringing in my ears. Me: So you have a temper? And here I thought you were the perfect man.
Rafael: <chuckles> I’m far from perfect. Chloe would tell you I’ve got a jealous streak and I guess I’m kind of possessive where she’s concerned, but she manages to put up with me.
Me: I’d say she does a good job of that. You and she share a hot and sexy love affair. Rafael: Emphasis on the love part. I can’t stay away from her. Me: Thanks Rafael. I’m going to share a little excerpt from BAD MEDICINE, Book I in the series.Set up: Chloe has taken a job as bartender at a local dockside hangout to try and gather information about her father's murder. Excerpt from BAD MEDICINE:When she opened the bedroom door Raffy turned on the light. He glanced at the clock and ran his fingers through his thick, tousled hair.
“I didn’t mean to wake you up.”
He yawned and stretched out his arms. “I wasn’t asleep. I couldn’t seem to get to sleep without you. You’re a hard habit to break.”
Chloe went into the bathroom, washed her face and brushed her teeth. When she stepped out he was asleep. She smiled when she turned off the light. He couldn’t sleep until she was home safe. Tears threatened, prickling her nose.
Home. It’s not a place. It’s wherever we’re together. She took a slow, deep breath before crossing the room.
Gently lifting the covers, Chloe slipped in beside him and experienced the complete release of tension when he folded her in his arms. She hadn’t even acknowledged the presence of stress until she let it go. This is what home is all about.
In the morning, the alarm sounded all too early. She shut it off, glancing over her shoulder. Raffy stretched and reached for her.
“Good morning,” she said. “Go back to sleep.”
“I do not like this coming and going. I need to spend more time with you. It seems like we only meet up in bed.” He gave her a wry grin. “And I don’t mean that in a good way.” He rubbed his eyes with the heels of his hands. “What happened with Manny last night?”
“He came in and left without talking to me. I think Germaine scared him off.”
“Good for Germaine. He scares a lot of people.”
“Yeah, but Manny really creeped me out. I was talking to Germaine and when I looked up Manny was staring at me with a bad look on his face. He just walked turned and walked out.”
“What’s a bad look?”
She shivered. “His face was all tight and his eyes looked really cold.”
Raffy shook his head. “Maybe it’s for the best. Let it die down and stay away from him. In fact, I want you to quit the bar and let me handle the investigation. I am the professional law enforcement officer, after all.”
Chloe grinned at him. “I know, but If Manny comes back, I'm sure I can keep everything light and see where he takes it. I think he was telling me that I was way to close to the law.”
“And that’s where you’re going to stay.”
“No, Raffy. I want some space. You need to tell Germaine to be more subtle in his guard dog duties.”
Raffy drew in a deep breath and let it out slowly. “What am I going to do with you, Chloe? You ignore everything I say and you insist on going off in a direction that can get you into trouble. That can get you killed. Let me protect you.”
Chloe ducked her head. “I know Manny is involved in my father’s death somehow.”
He lifted her chin. “Would you listen to yourself? That’s what I’m trying to tell you. I don’t mean to upset you, but you didn’t see your father’s body until after the funeral parlor got through with him.” ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ The order of the Edge of Texas series is:BAD MEDICINE~Book IBAD KARMA~Book IIBAD VIBES~Book IIIBAD DREAMS~Coming soonBAD COOKIE~Christmas Release To enter the Grand Prize drawing, you will need proof that you have visited this site. Please use the code word Texas when prompted.
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Welcome to my offering for the Hot Summer Heroes Blog Hop. Speaking of Heroes, take a look at Rafael to the left. I'd say he was a pretty tasty morsel as far as heroes go. I'm going to give you a taste of Rafael in action in BAD MEDICINE, the first book in the Edge of Texas series, set on the Texas coast just above the border with Mexico.
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This excerpt takes place after Rafael has already made it clear he doesn't want her to see another man who obviously has the hots for her. She has just returned to the pier and the very same guy is on her boat. But she sees Rafael waiting for her on shore and dreads what he will say. EXCERPT: Chloe ground her back teeth together. She took a breath and began gathering her things. She packed her thermos and cup in the empty lunch tote and searched for her keys. When she turned around, Raffy was leaning into the cabin.
“Don’t say it.” She exhaled and shook her head. “I know what you’re thinking but please don’t say it.”
Raffy held onto the top of the door frame. His lips twitched, quirking his dimples. “And what am I allowed to say?”
“How about, ‘hi honey. How was your day’?”
He tilted his head, fixing her with a penetrating gaze. “Hi baby. How was your day?”
She edged closer to where he stood, filling the narrow portal. “My day was pretty good. Oh, by the way, Mack decided not to show up and he sent Zach in his place. Didn’t tell me about it, but Zach did okay. He used to work for my father, you know?”
He stared down at her, his gaze gliding over her face. “I know.”
She raised her chin and stood on tiptoe to kiss him. “How was your day?”
“Pretty good. I found two mutilated bodies on the beach, probably linked to another of your admirers, Manuel Cruz. Other than that it was a great day. I was looking forward to picking you up and taking you to dinner. Imagine my surprise when I find out you spent the day with some half-naked guy. I thought you agreed not to see him anymore.”
“Was he half-naked? I didn’t notice. I only have eyes for you.”
“Really?” he breathed, sarcasm dripping from his voice.
“Yes, really. And I prefer you totally naked any day.”
“That can be arranged.” He reached back over his head and stripped off his tee-shirt.
“Oh, my.” Her gaze skimmed over his wide, muscled chest and well-developed arms. “Does this mean that I’m not getting dinner?”
The little smirk he’d been wearing from the moment he’d spotted Zach on board her boat, spread into a wide grin. “You’re getting dinner, all right, but I’m going to start with a little appetizer.”
Chloe giggled. “You look like you’re hungry.” She reached out to touch his chest, letting her fingertips trail lightly over his skin.
“Starving. I haven’t had a bite since this morning.” He backed her into the cabin.
“You did seem to enjoy that.”
“Yes, I did. In fact, I could just re-heat the same little dish and be perfectly satisfied.” ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ BAD MEDICINE and the other books in the series can be found on Amazon, Amazon UK, Barnes & Noble, and other premium distribution channels.
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Welcome to my post about summer lovin'. Here in south Texas we are enjoying a great summer. I want to introduce you to my series, The Edge of Texas, set on the coast close to the border with Mexico. I have three books out so far and am working concurrently on the fourth and fifth. I hope to have them polished for you by sometime in October.In the meantime, I'm offering you an opportunity to win a copy of the first in the series, BAD MEDICINE, or if you already have this one, then take your pick of either BAD KARMA or BAD VIBES. Just leave a comment and you will be entered.I'm posting an excerpt from BAD KARMA for your amusement (I hope). Cassie and her sister have just moved to South Padre Island and she decides to take a jog on the beach. She is a very brainy recent graduate with a MS in Marine Biology. But she's tired of everyone treating her like a brainiac and she just wants to fit in where no one knows about her superior intellect.As she jogged, she saw a distant vehicle, a red truck with oversized tires pulled up to the dunes and a lone figure standing in the surf. Not standing, he was casting a giant rod out into the frothing waves. Cassie ran toward him, not intending to acknowledge him, but aware that this part of the beach was isolated and she hadn’t seen another human since she’d begun her run. Not to worry. Nobody’s stalking me. But then again, why borrow trouble? She would run by this guy and maybe he’d be gone by the time she made the return trip. She drew nearer, watching him cast, his broad, powerful shoulders lunging into the effort of hurling the line out into the water. As his muscular arms arced overhead, his lats formed a perfect vee down to his butt. Cassie experienced a thrill of pure pleasure. Dang! That’s hot! His skin was browned and his dark hair had been trimmed close to his scalp. Cassie jogged by, trying not to gawk, but the man didn’t notice, so intent was he upon his task. She felt a tiny bit disappointed that he didn’t pay any attention to her passing by. She lifted her chin and continued on her way. Not the first hot guy to ignore me. Probably won’t be the last. She jogged for a while, until she began to feel the first symptoms of fatigue and then turned back the way she had come. She had slowed down to a walk by the time she saw the fisherman again. He had caught a six-foot sand shark and dragged it onto the beach. He looked up and grinned as she approached. “How was your run?” Dark eyes checked her out as she neared. “Great!” She stopped short. He did notice me. A flush of pleasure washed through her. She returned his grin. “Odontaspididae” “Excuse me?” He looked up, frowning at her now. “That’s the kind of shark you caught.” Don’t blow it, Cass. Don’t flex your brains in front of Mister Hotness. She ducked her head and then tossed her hair as she glanced back up at him. “I must have read that somewhere.” He smiled again. “All I know is they taste great on the grill.” “Really?” She opened her eyes wide and gave him a flirtatious grin. She leaned over from the waist and pretended to examine the shark closer. “Careful,” he said. “It can still bite.” She stepped back. “Those things are out in the water?” He nodded. “Yeah, but don’t worry. You don’t taste that good.” She shot him a glance. “How do you know?” He looked back at her, flashing his wide, white-toothed grin. “To a shark. Humans don’t taste that good to them.” “Oh, I thought you were making a personal remark about me.” She had to fight to suppress the giggle struggling to erupt from her throat when she saw his face. He can’t feel intimidated now. Must think I’m dumb as a box of rocks. He shook his head, dimples flashing. “Vacationing?” “Just moved here.” He turned sharply. “Really? With your parents?” “No, why do you ask?” The dark eyes roamed over her again. “You look very young to be out on your own.” She sniffed. “Well, looks can be deceiving.” The dimples quirked again. “Just how old are you?” The voice screaming in her head shouted, ‘none of your darned business’, but the youngest Danforth daughter replied politely and truthfully, “I’m twenty.” He grinned. “So old?” “Bite me!” She turned and began her run again, kicking her legs out like she had done when she was in high school track. “Hey! Slow down!” Surprised, she slowed to a stop. Mister Hotness had chased after her. She glared up at him, her lower jaw jutting out. “Hey, I didn’t mean anything by that. Don’t get mad at me.” He reached out and put his hand on her arm. Her eyes followed his muscular hand as he gave her arm a squeeze. “Watch the hand,” she enunciated carefully. “I have black belts in karate and tai kwan do. I can kick your ass all over this beach.” “Really?” He chuckled softly. “Let me start all over again. My name is Javier Rios. My friends call me Javi.” He held out his hand to her. She eyed it suspiciously, then put her hand in his. “I’m Cassidy Danforth.” “I didn’t mean to offend you,” he said. “You’re just...young to be so old.” He held her hand between both of his. She drew a deep breath and let it out all in a huff. “That’s a perfect description of me.” “Again, I apologize for insulting you. I didn’t mean it that way.” Javier’s eyes searched hers. “Apology accepted. I have to get ready for work now.” He ignored the slight tug of her hand, holding her a little longer. “Where do you work, Cassidy?” “The Net. This is my first day.” “Waitressing?” “Delivering. I’ve really got to go.” He raised her hand to his lips and kissed her fingers, never taking his eyes off hers. “It was a pleasure meeting you, Cassidy Danforth.” A herd of butterflies swirled up from her stomach. She grinned, in spite of her efforts to appear cool. Slipping her fingers from his grasp, she turned and ran back toward their home. When she glanced back, he was still watching her. ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~Thanks for stopping by. Hope you enjoyed the excerpt. Please leave a comment and be sure to visit the other authors on the hop: http://www.lovelustandlipstickstains.co.uk/p/blog-hops.html?zx=c1640b8c9d81ee76Here are the links for the series:BAD MEDICINE US
BAD MEDICINE UK
BAD MEDICINE CA
BAD KARMA US
BAD KARMA UK
BAD KARMA CA
BAD VIBES US
BAD VIBES UK
BAD VIBES CA
Happy Sunday. Happy reading and hopping. I'm sharing a snippet from BAD MEDICINE, the first romantic thriller in The Edge of Texas series. The following takes place after Rafael has gone to his condo to stop Chloe from moving out in a fit of anger because someone has brought up an incident in which she was wrongly accused of theft. In fact, she was sandbagged by Rafael's own mother and sister in an attempt to break them up. Rafael exacts a promise from her to give it thirty days, after which, if she is not happy to stay there with him, he will resign and leave with her. He's just gotten back to his office when the office manager brings something to his attention.Leave a comment to be entered in a drawing to win a free download of BAD MEDICINE, or another book in the series. Good luck! “Sheriff Solis.” Ida was peering at him over the top of her glasses with a strange expression on her face when he returned to the Sheriff’s Department that afternoon. “I wanted to make you aware of a possible crime that took place earlier. There was a call from the Palacio Del Mar Condominium Security Guard a couple of hours ago about an altercation taking place at that location.”
A tingle of apprehension roiled in the pit of Rafael’s stomach. “It turned out to be nothing.”
“It sure looked like something.” Ida pushed her glasses back up on her short nose. “In fact all of us took a look at the live feed coming in from the elevator security camera. It looked like some kind of a struggle. Maybe even a sexual assault. In fact the altercation was so graphic, I recorded it for your personal viewing pleasure.” Ida clicked her mouse.
Rafael saw himself push Chloe back into the elevator and crush her against the wall. He saw her struggling as he kissed her and groped her. Finally, when her thighs circled his waist, he carried her from the elevator, his hands caressing her ass.
Germaine came into the office, a wide grin on his face. “Great technique, Boss. I like the way you subdued that dangerous suspect.”
All of his staff had witnessed him wrestling with Chloe in the elevator. Rafael pressed the heel of his hand to his left eye, a shaft of pain searing into his brain. The duly elected Sheriff, in uniform with his badge and weapon clipped to his belt had wrestled and groped a small slender woman into submission. Rafael’s tongue seemed to be glued to the roof of his mouth. He sank into his chair. “Everyone saw this?”
“Just the day shift.” Ida cleared her throat. “I’m deleting my copy, but I forwarded it to your email. You may want to keep yours for the family album.” She deleted the file on her monitor, then turned her chair to face him. “I think you better marry that girl, Boss. That way, she can’t be forced to testify against you.”
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Just a few sexy little lines from BAD MEDICINE, the first book in the Edge of Texas series: I think this is pretty self-explanatory. Leave a comment to be entered in a drawing for a free download.
He ordered fresh oysters on the half shell and boiled shrimp with Pinot Grigio to start. He turned his head at Chloe’s soft laugh.
“More appetizers?” She still had that fresh laid look, a little flushed, but relaxed and smiling.
“Nothing could be as good as the first.” He reached his hand across to her and, when she placed her palm on it, he raised her fingers to his lips. She stretched her arm to stroke his cheek, stubbly with his rough beard. “Sorry I didn’t shave for you.”
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Nothing says Hot Summer Romance like a hot beach read. And do I have a book for you? One lucky commenter will receive a Free download of BAD MEDICINE, the first in my series of romantic thrillers set on the Texas coast just above the border with Mexico. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007H5IUQ2And for everyone, I have BAD KARMA, the second book in the series FREE through July 22nd, so grab your copy right here->http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0081SGPZWEnjoy an excerpt from BAD MEDICINE Set Up:Chloe has returned to the Texas coast for her slain father's funeral. Afterwards. Rafael, her high-school sweetheart, has taken her for a drive down by the jetties.
Rafael watched her, drinking in the little changes in her appearance since the night she ran away, not willing to reveal his longing. “What have you been doing since you left?” Me? Since you left me?
“Raising Lacy,” she said. “And bartending at night. I have a neighbor who sits for me back in Tucson.”
He tried to edit the thousand questions racing through his mind. “Do you ever think of home?”
“Here? No, never.” She gave him a long look. “I think of you once and a while.”
“Thank you for that.” He swallowed down something that tasted like unshed tears and took a step closer to clasp her hand again. “You didn’t have to leave, Chloe. I would have stood by you.”
She took a breath and looked down at the glistening rock beneath her feet. “It was time. I never fit in here.”
“I wish you’d consider staying on for a while. I’d love to show you that things can be different for us now.”
She turned to face him, a little catch in her voice. “Did you ever think about leaving? This isn’t the center of the universe, you know.”
“I never had any reason to leave. No place to go and no one to go with me.”
She considered a moment. “When I get back home, maybe you’ll come to see us...Lacy and me. Tucson isn’t that far away.”
“I’d like that.”
He slipped his arm around her. “You’re getting wet. Let’s go.”
“I like wet.” She leaned into the spray again.
“That’s it. I’m done with your playing. Come on.” He lifted her by the waist and tossed her effortlessly over his shoulder. She weighed nothing, yet he felt he carried the most precious cargo imaginable. The warmth of her body crushed against him, spread throughout his being.
“Raffy! What are you doing? Put me down.” She clung to the back of his shirt with both hands.
“You’re way too argumentative today,” he said. “You should learn to pick your battles.”
When he set her on her feet by the car he half expected her to slap him or curse him. Instead, tears glistened in her eyes. On impulse, he took her face in both hands and kissed her lips.
Chloe drew back and stared up at him for a moment, then slipped her arms around his neck. A tidal wave of emotion submerged him in sweet reminiscence of things past; of the many times her arms had held him. When their lips met again it was like a jolt of electricity coursing through him, hot and dangerous.
The next moment they were inside the Escalade, in the passenger seat, fumbling with clothing. Her black lace panties landed on the floorboard and she was unzipping his pants. He caressed her silky thighs as she slid into his lap. “Chloe, I...”
“Shut up!” She ground her lips against his as she straddled him and took him in slowly, teasing him with her languor. Her tight, wet flesh devoured him, a human banquet prepared for her pleasure. A soft moan escaped her throat as she settled with his length inside her.
She grinned when she saw his expression, a grin that told him she knew she still owned his ass.~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~You can find BAD MEDICINE, and my other novels on my Amazon Author Page: http://ow.ly/n2ddY Win your own copy of BAD MEDICINE by leaving a comment below. Please return to the Hot Summer Romance Giveaway Hop homepage to visit the awesome authors participating and scoop up all the goodies. http://www.inlinkz.com/wpview.php?id=272693
Okay, just in case you think I'm incapable of counting, I know this is more than 7 paragraphs, but it's mostly dialogue, so it shouldn't take you any time to read. <g>BAD KARMA is the second in my series of romantic thrillers set on South Padre Island, the semi-tropical Texas island located close to the border with Mexico. The series, The Edge of Texas will have 2 more novels released before Christmas, 2013. The following takes place shortly after Cassie has moved to the island. She met Javier on the beach the day before when she was jogging. Today, she takes another jog and he's waiting for her. He joins her in her job and they are on the return trip
. ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~Cassie laughed. She swung her arms to loosen up and continued walking back the way they’d come. “Why did you come looking for me today?”
Javi drew a deep breath and blew it out. “I don’t know, but I had to.”
“You’re not my type.”
Javier looked at her and exploded with laughter. “I’m not your type! And what type is that?”
“Don’t get me wrong,” she said. “You’re a very attractive guy, and, according to your friend at the fire station, you have plenty of female admirers. But, I don’t think you should use steroids. They mess with your head and make you angry all the time.”
He looked astonished. “You think I would use steroids?” He pressed his hand to his truly excellent pectoral muscles, as though that would validate his indignation.
Cassie made a scoffing noise in the back of her throat. “I don’t think you built that shrine to muscledom on your mama’s fried chicken.”
Javi hooted. “I can’t believe you think I’m using illegal substances to bulk up.”
“Seriously, Javi, That stuff makes your dick shrivel up to nothing.”
He gave her a look. “And you would know this, how?”
“I read it somewhere.”
“Hah! I assure you that I’m not now, nor have I ever used steroids or any other illegal drug.”
“I would be happy to show you my unshriveled dick.”
“No, thank you.”
“My friends call me Cassie.”
“Look, don’t give me a hard time here. I’m trying to tell you that I like you.”
She arched an eyebrow at him. “You do? Why?”
He grinned and made a snorting noise. "Beats the hell out of me.”
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I'm delighted to share with you, a sample from my sensual romantic thriller, BAD GIRL!. My heroine is a dominatrix. My hero is a cop. They are both damaged but they are involved in a role-play that turns dangerous when her clients start turning up dead and guess who is assigned the case...You got it!!!. I hope you enjoy this excerpt:~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~She raised her eyebrows, regarding him as though from a distant planet. “You dare to correct me?”
“May I beg your forgiveness, Mistress? I didn’t mean to offend.”
She made a little purr of amusement in the back of her throat. “Beg more.”
He licked his lips and swallowed. Her pouty mouth was getting to him. “Of course Mistress. A thous—”
She pointed one slender finger to the floor. “On your knees. This must be a truly abject apology.” Turning away, she afforded him a view of her remarkable backside accented by the short clingy red dress.
He dropped to his knees. “Oh, no, Mistress. Don’t leave. I beg you. Take mercy on your humble servant.”
She paused, as though considering his request, then strolled casually back to face him. “Since you asked so nicely, you may kiss my toes now.” She placed one sandaled foot on his coffee table. The dress crept up her firm thighs to show off the black thong she wore. “Did I say you could look at my pussy?”
He felt like an insect trapped in a pool of molasses. “No, Mistress. I humbly beg your forgiveness if I've offended you. I couldn't look away. Please allow me to kiss your toes.”
“You may, my slave.”
He lavished kisses and tender caresses over her foot. Stroking her, his hand looked large and muscular compared to her slender ankle. He tried to be gentle, fighting the urge to grab.
“That’s better. Now, stand up. Take off your clothes for me and try to be entertaining.” She sat down in the over-sized black leather chair, as though telling a man to strip for her was a common occurrence.~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~You can read more of BAD GIRL! on AmazonUShttp://www.amazon.com/dp/B00655TZ28And on AmazonUKhttps://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00655TZ28
Happy Sexy Saturday! To celebrate, I'm sharing 7 sentences from BAD GIRL!, my very sexy romantic thriller. And BTW, my heroine is a dominatrix. 7 sentences from Bad Girl: He’d never been hit by a woman before. He wasn’t the kind of man to allow himself to be hit. He wasn’t the kind of man not to rise up and hit another man back. He wasn’t the kind of man not to keep hitting until he was the last man left standing upright...and yet, he allowed this sexy little tease to hit him, not once but five times.
“Now, what do you say?” She leaned close again, her expression betraying no hint of emotion.
He swallowed hard. “Thank you, Mistress.”
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