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Six Sentence Sunday 8/19/12

19 Aug

Welcome to Six Sentence Sunday!  Thank you for taking the time to visit.  This week I’d like to take up from where I left off last week and share my 5th snippet from my contemporary romance Two-Timing the Boss that officially releases August 24th with The Wild Rose Press.  That’s right…a mere 5 days from today.

I’ll let you in on a not so secret secret…lol, but the print version was released last week and this Friday the ebook will be out. I’m so excited :)

I’ve included the blurb at the end of today’s post to give you a better idea of what the story is about.

I love reading comments, so please let me know what you think of my six.

QUICK SET UP: We’re still in Keller’s POV and in the midst of him interviewing Farah. She’s playing it aloof and cool, though sweat dots her brow. This snippet starts out after Keller lets Farah know he spoke to her previous boss who raved about her. He basically wants to know why she didn’t return to her former position since her prior boss said he’d take her back in a heartbeat.

She smiled, but her eyes remained cool. “I appreciate his kindness, but sometimes you can’t go back.”

“Basically he called me a fool if I didn’t hire you.”

Farah arched one fine brow. “He’d be correct.”

Keller laughed outright, he’d always been a closet sci-fi fan and her emotionless expression along with one lifted eyebrow resembled a famous Vulcan. He liked her spunk-logic.

I hope you enjoyed these six.  For more great snippets please go to SIX SENTENCE SUNDAY.  Or join in the fun next week with six of your own.

Happy Reading!

Christine

BLURB for Two-Timing the Boss:

Farah Smith is on a mission: secure the funds for her twin sister’s surgery.  She’ll do whatever it takes to succeed.  Even if that means putting her values aside to work for a man she finds morally bankrupt.  But when the real Farah meets her new boss, she wonders if she’ll be able to resist his sexy advances long enough to help her sister.

From the blonde wig, to the stilettos strapped around her ankles, Farah’s a clone of Keller Donovan’s harem of past assistants.  She can’t believe she’s let herself be talked into the disguise, let alone working for the man planning to demolish the hospital her sister so desperately needs, but the salary he offers is the only way she’ll be able to afford her sister’s surgery.  The moment Farah meets Keller she realizes her most daunting task isn’t typing, spreadsheets or organizing travel arrangements, but fighting the growing attraction toward a man whose ruthlessness is legendary in the boardroom as well as the bedroom.

Determined not to end up in a disastrous marriage like his divorced parents, Keller believes all relationships should have a shelf life of sixth months or less.  But when he meets Farah, all bets are off.  He not only wants her to continue as his personal assistant, but his own private bed warmer.  Unfortunately, his offer of an affair doesn’t sit well with her fairytale dreams or the strangled hold gripping his heart.

 
 

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65 responses to “Six Sentence Sunday 8/19/12

  1. six

    August 19, 2012 at 5:11 am

    love ur six sentence sunday! I’d love for you to check out mines and leave a comment. thnx.

    http://www.soniawrites.com/2012/08/six-sentence-sunday-wedding-bells.html

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 9:46 am

      Thanks :) I’ll check out your six for sure :)

       
  2. Tory Michaels (@ToryMichaels)

    August 19, 2012 at 6:44 am

    Love the spunk!

     
  3. Jessica Subject

    August 19, 2012 at 7:01 am

    LOL A cute six! I love the sci-fi reference! :)

     
  4. Carmen DeSousa

    August 19, 2012 at 8:52 am

    LOL! Ahhh the things that attract men… Who knew? That’s great. Made me laugh, and I love to laugh. :)

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 9:47 am

      I love to laugh too and I love a hero with humor :) Glad you liked it.

       
  5. Jenna Jaxon

    August 19, 2012 at 10:16 am

    Love the Start Trek reference. And her attitude. She’s a pretty “no-pulling -your-punches” kind of girl. :) Great six!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 12:23 pm

      She comes across that way but it’s not how she’s feeling! lol Glad you’re liking my sixes Jenna :)

       
  6. Cara Bristol

    August 19, 2012 at 10:24 am

    I can feel the chemistry here. Nice.

     
  7. Angela Quarles

    August 19, 2012 at 10:56 am

    Great 6! Love her spunk-logic too and I’ve gotta have a little sympathy for a guy who’s a ST fan :)

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 12:24 pm

      Glad your enjoying the snippets…and don’t feel to sorry for him yet….they’re just getting to know each other right now! lol

       
  8. S. J. Maylee

    August 19, 2012 at 11:19 am

    You just know I tried out her expression, lol. I like these two.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 12:24 pm

      LOL…love…I did the same thing when I was writing it!

       
  9. Sheri Fredricks

    August 19, 2012 at 11:29 am

    Loved this word: spunk-logic! Nice job, Christine!!

     
  10. Callie Hutton (@Calliehutton)

    August 19, 2012 at 11:54 am

    Cool six. I loved this story. Can’t wait for the release.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 12:25 pm

      Me too Callie…good to hear you enjoyed the story :)

       
  11. Jess Schira

    August 19, 2012 at 11:58 am

    A Spock reference, brilliant! I’m going to have to add this book to my wish list. Great six!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 12:25 pm

      Thanks Jess….thrilled to know you like the snippets.

       
  12. Taryn Kincaid

    August 19, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    I like her spunk-logic, too!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 12:26 pm

      Thanks Taryn…as you can see I like to combine words and make them my own! lol

       
  13. Joanne Stewart

    August 19, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    I’m dying to know if and when he figures out she’s not who she says she is! Terrific six!

    The waiting is killer, isn’t it? The closer your release date gets, the more antsy you get. Or maybe that’s just me. lol

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 12:37 pm

      I think it’s all of us Joanne. I go from days of being calm and patient to days where I’m hardly able to sit still! lol

      Glad you are enjoying the six…thanks for the support :)

       
  14. Sandra Bunino (@SandraBunino)

    August 19, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    I really like her confidence!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 12:37 pm

      It’s all show Sandra…lmbo! Glad you dropped by!

       
  15. Carrie Crain

    August 19, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    He’s getting suspicious and curious. Nice dialogue!

     
  16. Kimberly K. Comeau

    August 19, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    Her stand-offishness comes across clearly in this six. It would be an interesting challenge to see how he gets her to lower her guard.

     
  17. sueannbowlingauthor

    August 19, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Love the closet SF fan.

     
  18. Kristal Baird

    August 19, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    Love the Spock analogy. She’s one cool customer! Nicely done. Find Kristal Here

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 4:20 pm

      She’s a cool cucumber, but only on the outside! Thanks fro coming by Kristal :)

       
  19. maddiecochere

    August 19, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    Love this six. I especially like how much he seems to be enjoying her.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 4:20 pm

      And that only increases as they get to know each other! *wink* Thanks for coming by to comment.

       
  20. Amy Durham

    August 19, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    Love your heroine’s wit! And really loved the hero’s response to her. Great six!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 4:24 pm

      And I love your comment…thanks for the encouragement :)

       
  21. Silver James

    August 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    “spunk-logic” LOVE IT! This one’s on my wish list for the ebook release next week. Here’s to some terrific sales’ numbers, Christine!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 4:25 pm

      Thanks Silver….appreciate the support and glad you’re enjoying my snippets!

       
  22. Karen Michelle Nutt

    August 19, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    I love the six! Vulcan reference and her spunk-logic are my favorite. :)

     
  23. Jennifer M Eaton

    August 19, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    I love references to Pop fiction in novels. Nice six.

     
  24. chitsuen

    August 19, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    Lol, awesome six, Christine! I just know this book is going to be great. :)

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 7:15 pm

      You’re making me blush Melissa….hehehehe! So glad you’re looking forward to it!

       
  25. Mae Clair

    August 19, 2012 at 7:41 pm

    Beautiful! You handle their interaction so well. This rocks! :)

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 19, 2012 at 7:43 pm

      Thanks Mae….I’m so happy to hear you’re enjoying the story!

       
  26. Donna Cummings

    August 19, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    This was a lot of fun! I love how he’s intrigued by her. :)

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

      I’ve always loved that spark of initial attraction in a story! Thanks for coming by Donna :)

       
  27. Lila Shaw

    August 19, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    Very nice! Good luck with your release. Office romances are huge faves with me.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

      Thanks Lila..I always enjoy a good office romance story too!

       
  28. Celeste Jones

    August 19, 2012 at 9:16 pm

    Love the Vulcan line. Congrats on the new release too. Very exciting!

    The TBR pile grows and grows!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

      I so know what you’re saying Celeste. My TBR pile is out of control! Glad you came by :)

       
  29. Ryan Derham

    August 19, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    I like her attitude. I wonder if she’s all that confident though. Interesting six, Christine. :)

     
  30. Cindy Dwyer

    August 20, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    No matter what else a guy may claim he wants, it’s hard to resist a woman who makes him laugh.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 21, 2012 at 8:28 am

      Very true Cindy! Thanks for coming by and commenting :)

       
  31. veronicascott

    August 20, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    I enjoyed and appreciated the Vulcan reference! Excellent excerpt, a very enjoyable story going on here…

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 21, 2012 at 8:28 am

      Thanks so much Veronica….great to hear that :)

       
  32. sarahballance

    September 1, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    This is awesome. I LOVE her reply!

     

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