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Six Sentence Sunday 8/26/12

26 Aug

Welcome to Six Sentence Sunday!  Thank you for taking the time to visit.  This week I’d like to share my 6th snippet from my contemporary romance Two-Timing the Boss which released in both ebook and print on Friday, August 24th with The Wild Rose Press.  WHOOT WHOOT…cue the ballons and streamers and the sexy shirtless men with glistening biceps and rippling abs pouring champagne 🙂

Whew…*fanning myself* Back to reality and controlling the need for a run on sentence! lol

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 he’s just offered Farah the position of personal assistant and she’s accepted. Farah—in total good employee mode—offers to start the next day. We start out with Keller’s response.

“Take the remainder of the week and get yourself situated then come in fresh Monday morning, seven-thirty.”

When her tongue flicked out to wet her lips, his insides shifted. The sunlight coming through the bank of windows touched the moistness her tongue left behind. He envisioned his thumb tracing the curve of her upper lip before he lowered his head to take a sample. She’d taste like sugar, of that he felt certain. At this point he just wasn’t sure if it’d be imitation or the real thing.

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

Two Timing the Boss @ The Wild Rose Press

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Two Timing the Boss on Amazon in print or ebook

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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56 responses to “Six Sentence Sunday 8/26/12

  1. Kristal Baird

    August 26, 2012 at 8:10 am

    Now that’s starting to get steamy. I like how his hungry little mind thinks – sugar!

     
  2. Jessica Subject

    August 26, 2012 at 8:13 am

    Wow, she’s already got him wrapped around her finger. Great six! 🙂

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 8:45 am

      Glad you enjoyed it Jessica…thanks for coming by 🙂

       
  3. Amy Durham

    August 26, 2012 at 8:49 am

    Love seeing his reaction to her, and that he’s so affected by her! Nice!!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 9:16 am

      Gotta torture that hero a little right? 😉 Glad you enjoyed it Amy 🙂

       
  4. Lisa Fox

    August 26, 2012 at 9:08 am

    I love his thoughts!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 9:17 am

      Thanks Lisa….happy to hear you’re liking the snippets.

       
  5. Cara Bristol

    August 26, 2012 at 9:34 am

    Like the phrase not sure if she’d taste like imitation sugar or the real thing. Revealing of his thoughts about her character.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 6:54 pm

      Thanks Cara…that’s one of my favs too! Glad you’re enjoying it.

       
  6. K.E. Saxon

    August 26, 2012 at 9:49 am

    Excellent six, Christine! Congrats on the new release. This looks like it’ll be another winner, for sure.

     
  7. Eleri Stone

    August 26, 2012 at 9:56 am

    He’s got quite the imagination. Bet he looks forward to Monday morning.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 6:55 pm

      I bet you’re right~ lol Glad you dropped in Eleri 🙂

       
  8. Jenna Jaxon

    August 26, 2012 at 9:57 am

    Sensual snippet! Love that he’s got doubts about her already! LOL Congrats on your release, Christine!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 6:57 pm

      Thanks Jenna…good to hear you like the six and the characters 🙂

       
  9. Callie Hutton

    August 26, 2012 at 10:06 am

    Woo hoo. Loved Two Timing the Boss. I enjoyed that little snippet.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 7:01 pm

      Thanks Callie…so good to know you enjoyed the story when you read it and thank you for the wonderful review too!

       
  10. Paula Martin

    August 26, 2012 at 10:17 am

    Love his reaction! Good luck with his new release!

     
  11. Cindy Dwyer

    August 26, 2012 at 10:23 am

    Interesting that he’s already wondering if her sweetness is the real deal or not!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 7:14 pm

      He senses something is off, just not quite sure yet what it is about her…

      Glad you liked the six Cindy 🙂

       
  12. Sara Walter Ellwood

    August 26, 2012 at 10:39 am

    Congrats on your release, Christine…. Love these six, especially the last sentence.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 7:15 pm

      Thanks Sara….I like the last sentence a lot too…enjoyed writing this story and the characters 🙂

       
  13. Sandra Bunino (@SandraBunino)

    August 26, 2012 at 11:36 am

    Yum-my! What a delicious snippet! I wish you a successful release day, Christine.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 7:16 pm

      Thanks Sandra….and I’m glad you liked the six 🙂

       
  14. Karen Michelle Nutt

    August 26, 2012 at 11:42 am

    Congrats on the new release. Loved his thoughts– the last sentence really summed it up and left you wanting to know more. 🙂

     
  15. six

    August 26, 2012 at 11:45 am

    makes me want to read more. Great six. I’d love it you you could comment on mines.
    http://www.soniawrites.com/2012/08/six-sentence-sunday-saying-goodbye.html

     
  16. Monica Enderle Pierce

    August 26, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    ‘his insides shifted’ — I like that. It’s unique and interesting and gets in my head. 😀

     
  17. Brenda

    August 26, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    Nice six–definitely makes me want to read more.

     
  18. Jess Schira

    August 26, 2012 at 1:42 pm

    Monday, when she finally starts work, should be … interesting 🙂

     
  19. sueannbowlingauthor

    August 26, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    Wonder what preparations he wants to make for Monday.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 7:45 pm

      He’s all set, he just wants her to start out the week fresh. Monday will be interesting 🙂 Glad you came by SueAnn

       
  20. Mae Clair

    August 26, 2012 at 1:58 pm

    Your sixes are always so visual. Wow! Delicious snippet!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 7:49 pm

      Awww…thank you Mae…that’s a huge compliment!

       
  21. elaine cantrell

    August 26, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    Monday ought to be an interesting day.

     
  22. Joanne Stewart

    August 26, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    I love the conflict in that last sentence. Fantastic six.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      August 26, 2012 at 7:53 pm

      Thanks Joanne…glad to hear you enjoyed it 🙂

       
  23. Carrie Crain

    August 26, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    Monday can’t come soon enough! MORE. MORE.

     
  24. Lanise Brown

    August 26, 2012 at 5:05 pm

    I liked the last the line. I hope he gets the real thing, maybe on Monday? Nice six.

     
  25. Amy Gregory

    August 26, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    Oh wowser! That is a great visual! Love it 😀

     
  26. Donna Cummings

    August 26, 2012 at 10:20 pm

    Wonderful six. I’m glad he’s not so sure of her here. 🙂 And congrats on the release!

     
  27. Heather Boyd

    August 27, 2012 at 12:13 am

    Congratulations on your upcoming release. Great six!

     
  28. sarahballance

    September 1, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    This is BRILLIANT! He’s all wrapped up, and then BAM. The twist at the end. Love it!

     

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