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Six Sentence Sunday 10/7/12

07 Oct

Welcome to Six Sentence Sunday!  Thank you for taking the time to visit.  This week marks the 12th snippet I’m sharing from my contemporary romance Two-Timing the Boss which is available in print and ebook from The Wild Rose Press.

~~Proud moment alert~~ I have to sneak in this wonderful review I got just last night from Romancing the Book.This made my weekend 🙂

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

QUICK SET UP: Again I’ve jumped ahead. Farah had the weekend to dwell on their fight and today we’re in Keller’s POV as Farah enters his office bearing an apologetic gift.

Farah made her way across the room with a rhythmic clack of heels on hardwood, holding a cup emblazoned with the name of his favorite coffee shop and a small white bag from the bakery next door to the office building.

She pressed her bright red lips together, rubbing them back and forth as she neared before delivering him a hesitant smile. She placed both items in her hands above the file he’d been studying.

“I come in peace,” she said, her eyes sparkling.

Something inside him melted. Even though he wouldn’t label her as the type he went for, it grew harder each day to deny something about her attracted him.

Aww, isn’t she nice? I wonder if Keller is going to accept her apology or deliver one of his own. What do you think?

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

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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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72 responses to “Six Sentence Sunday 10/7/12

  1. Heather Boyd

    October 7, 2012 at 6:35 am

    That was a lovely moment. Great six!

     
  2. Sabrina Garie

    October 7, 2012 at 8:15 am

    I can really hear her heels as she walks toward him and see her slowly break into that smile. Wonderful imagery.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 10:30 am

      So glad you liked the imagery Sabrina…thank you!

       
  3. Sara Walter Ellwood

    October 7, 2012 at 8:23 am

    Great imagery… Fantastic six… Amazing review!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 10:32 am

      Thanks so much Sara….(I loved the review too…she definitely made my weekend!)

       
  4. Cara Bristol

    October 7, 2012 at 8:25 am

    Nice writing. Easy to picture the scene. I read the review. Congratulations!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 10:55 am

      Thanks for wonderful compliment Cara…and for checking out the review 🙂

       
  5. Jenna Jaxon

    October 7, 2012 at 9:18 am

    She sure knows how to present a peace offering! 🙂 Fun six! And congrats on the review!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 11:25 am

      Glad you enjoyed it Jenna..and thanks for checking out the review 🙂

       
  6. carmendesousa

    October 7, 2012 at 9:27 am

    Awww…I love being in his POV…I love to read what the man’s thinking as she walks through the door. And yes, I’m thinking he’s going to accept her peace offering. 🙂 Very nice!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 11:27 am

      I love to dive into a man’s mind too…always have enjoyed reading scenes from their POV’s! Thanks for coming by Carmen!

       
  7. K.E. Saxon

    October 7, 2012 at 9:52 am

    Oh, he’s done for, for sure! (His head just hasn’t caught on yet). Great six!!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 11:29 am

      LMBO….these men…they never realize it right away do they? Thanks for coming by.

       
  8. K.E. Saxon

    October 7, 2012 at 9:56 am

    OH! Forgot to say: GREAT review, congrats!!!

     
  9. Carrie Crain

    October 7, 2012 at 10:27 am

    Great set-up. I betcha those donuts in the white bag aren’t as sweet as he thinks her lips would be. Fun stuff!!

     
  10. Jess Schira

    October 7, 2012 at 10:29 am

    I love how much detail you worked into this snippet, nicely done.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 11:48 am

      Thanks so much Jess…appreciate your comment!

       
  11. Cindy Dwyer

    October 7, 2012 at 10:54 am

    I love that she is willing to apologize. And that it looks like he might gracefully accept it.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 11:50 am

      I’m with you there! So glad you enjoyed it Cindy!

       
  12. jonolsonauthor

    October 7, 2012 at 11:18 am

    Reblogged this on jonolsonauthor.

     
  13. Zee Monodee

    October 7, 2012 at 11:37 am

    Lovely six! 🙂

     
  14. Amy Gregory

    October 7, 2012 at 12:14 pm

    I’m in love with this book! … the smacking of the red lips! gotta wondering what she’s thinking! great six friend!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 1:27 pm

      Thanks Amy…I’m basking in your compliment! lol

       
  15. veronicascott

    October 7, 2012 at 12:58 pm

    Enjoyed the clacking heels and red lips but I also loved what she had to say! I was not expecting her to say that…Really a well done scene and fun…great six!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 1:32 pm

      YAY…love it when I can take a reader by surprise! Thanks so much for coming by Veronica:)

       
  16. sarahballance

    October 7, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    Aw, he’s being sweet! Great scene, but that’s no surprise coming from “one of the best contemporary romance novels of 2012” (!!!). Okay, that might not be an actual quote, but it’s close. AWESOME review, woman!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 2:20 pm

      LMBO…you’re so awesome Sarah! Thanks for checking out the review too…I loved that last paragraph. Her review certainly made my weekend…well, okay, my year!

       
  17. S. J. Maylee

    October 7, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    What a review, I see why it made your weekend.
    I felt her hesitant smile, beautiful pacing. She’s breaking through his hard exterior, love it.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 2:22 pm

      Thanks for the compliment…I loved writing this couple so glad you are enjoying the story 🙂

       
  18. Taryn Kincaid

    October 7, 2012 at 1:58 pm

    I could use a cup of coffee and bakery snack myself right now!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 2:24 pm

      LOL…I could too! Okay, I had coffee, but a bakery bite would put me right over the edge of happiness!

       
  19. Maddie Cochere

    October 7, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    Very nice review! Love that he admits he’s melting inside. I’ve missed a few sixes and had to go back to catch up. I hope to read this soon!

     
  20. Paula Martin

    October 7, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    Hmm, sounds like he’s hooked but doesn’t actually realise it yet! Great six – I could imagine the whole scene.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 2:27 pm

      I’m glad to hear you could picture the entire scene…thanks so much Paula 🙂

       
  21. Sue

    October 7, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    I am sure they deliver many presents to each other

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 2:28 pm

      I’m going to agree with you! Thanks for coming by Sue!

       
  22. lyncee

    October 7, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    Great six. And congrat’s on the review!

     
  23. Tonya Burrows

    October 7, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    Aww, of course he melted? How could he stay angry? She brought him apology coffee!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 2:54 pm

      And a bakery treat! lol Gotta love a woman who knows how to melt a man:) Thanks for coming by Tonya!

       
  24. Eleri Stone

    October 7, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    That is an excellent peace offering:)

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 3:44 pm

      You can’t beat baked goods and coffee! lol Thanks for coming by Eleri 🙂

       
  25. sueannbowlingauthor

    October 7, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    Good description. Now if I could just find the charger for my Nook…

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 3:46 pm

      Too funny SueAnn, I just recently found mine after it’d been missing at the bottom of my tote bag for about a month!

       
  26. Joanne Stewart

    October 7, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    Excellent description. I liked seeing her through his eyes.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 3:47 pm

      Thanks Joanne, I always enjoy the male POV too 🙂

       
  27. Silver James

    October 7, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Great use of all the senses in this snippet, Christine!

     
  28. Claire Gillian

    October 7, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Aww, sweet. I think he definitely will forgive her. Those are pretty awesome ice-breaker gifts.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 4:46 pm

      Thanks so much Claire…so glad you enjoyed it 🙂

       
  29. A.S. Fenichel

    October 7, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    Great six! Love the clacking of her heels and his internal dialogue.

     
  30. Dana Mason

    October 7, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    I loved the bit about the lipstick. Very descriptive. Nice six. It was my release week so I didn’t get around to SSS, but I’m glad I have time to read the others. Congrats on the great review.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 5:28 pm

      Thanks Dana….and CONGRATS on your release week! Exciting stuff 🙂

       
  31. Dee Carney

    October 7, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    Aww, very sweet.

     
  32. Callie Hutton (@Calliehutton)

    October 7, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    Hey, girl. Long time no hear. Thought you vanished from the face of the earth, and all the time you’re here, lol. Been reading my ms all day – have to get it back to Debby by tonight. Grrr. Loved the six.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 7:18 pm

      I’m still here Callie…just crazy busy…you know all about that 🙂 Thanks for coming by !!

       
  33. Donna Cummings

    October 7, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    What a wonderful scene. I think coffee and bakery treats are a wonderful reason to have an argument. I mean, to APOLOGIZE for having an argument. 🙂 And congrats on the great review!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 10:19 pm

      I agree Donna….there’s always a reason for coffee and baked goods 🙂 And thanks for reading the review!

       
  34. Karen Michelle Nutt

    October 7, 2012 at 9:35 pm

    Great descriptions in this scene and I love the peace offering!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 7, 2012 at 10:19 pm

      Thanks so much Karen…glad you liked the snippet!

       
  35. Sarah W

    October 7, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    Forget flowers—bring caffeine! Nice six—I love that he’s falling for her even though her fake persona isn’t really his type.

     
  36. chitsuen

    October 9, 2012 at 7:31 pm

    Very cute six. 🙂

     
  37. Siren A. Star

    October 14, 2012 at 6:35 am

    Great six! Can’t wait to see if he accepts or not.

     

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