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Six Sentence Sunday 10/14/12

14 Oct

Welcome to Six Sentence Sunday!  Thank you for taking the time to visit.  This week marks my LUCKY 13th snippet that I’m sharing from my contemporary romance Two-Timing the Boss which is available in print and ebook from The Wild Rose Press.

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

QUICK SET UP: YAY, this week I didn’t jump ahead. I’m taking this up right where we left off last week. Scroll down if you need a reminder or just trust me when I tell you that Farah and Keller had an argument and she came to the office bearing gifts of donuts and coffee.  So, here we are, still in Keller’s POV.

“Great minds think alike.” He scooted his chair back to reach into the top drawer of his desk and pulled out a small gold box. The name of a well-known candy company printed in bold black letters on the lid.

Her face lit up like the Vegas strip at midnight. “You know my weakness.”

“I’ll remember that because I have a feeling this won’t be the last time we’ll have to make peace.”

So sweet…they both thought enough of the other to make an apology, with a gift no less!  Don’t you just love those moments?

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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69 responses to “Six Sentence Sunday 10/14/12

  1. Siren A. Star

    October 14, 2012 at 6:37 am

    Great six!

     
  2. Jessica Subject

    October 14, 2012 at 7:37 am

    Sweet, and yet sexy with the idea that they’d have to make up again. 😉

     
  3. Callie Hutton

    October 14, 2012 at 7:59 am

    Great six, Christine. Loved the book.

     
  4. Cera duBois

    October 14, 2012 at 8:10 am

    Great six… Loved that last line….LOL

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 8:45 am

      hehehe…me too Cera! I like at least a spark of humor in my heroes 🙂

       
  5. Kristal Baird

    October 14, 2012 at 9:02 am

    Eek, he knows her weakness… That’s got me worried. Loved it (but now I can’t stop thinking about chocolate!!!)

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 10:06 am

      LMBO..I can never stop thinking about chocolate Kristal! So glad you came by and liked the six 🙂

       
  6. Juli D. Revezzo

    October 14, 2012 at 9:25 am

    Aww…that’s a very sweet scene.

     
  7. cindydwyer

    October 14, 2012 at 9:33 am

    LOL. I love how they know they’ll be making up on a regular basis.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 10:21 am

      LOL…they can sense that eternal spark! Thanks for coming by Cindy!!!

       
  8. Jenna Jaxon

    October 14, 2012 at 9:36 am

    Sweet! In more ways than one. And i bet he’s right about the regular bouts of making up! LOL Great six.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 10:27 am

      You read them right 🙂 Glad you enjoyed the snippet.

       
  9. Sabrina Garie

    October 14, 2012 at 10:20 am

    Love the admission and acceptance that their ride won’t be a smooth or easy one, he’s good with that. My kind of guy–sexy and real. Great six.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 10:27 am

      Love it Sabrina…thanks so much for coming by and commenting 🙂

       
  10. Carrie Crain

    October 14, 2012 at 10:29 am

    Smart man, smart man indeed! He will win her over with his “sweetness.” Love it.

     
  11. K.E. Saxon

    October 14, 2012 at 10:34 am

    The chemistry between these two sizzles. (And I like a man who can catch a clue, LOL!) Great six!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 10:36 am

      Me too ! So glad you like their chemistry 🙂

       
  12. Sarah W

    October 14, 2012 at 10:38 am

    Godiva (or so I’m imagining) makes a terrific apology—I need to show this to my husband! 😉

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 10:43 am

      LOL…you guessed right..and I need to show it to my hubs too! Thanks for coming by Sarah 🙂

       
  13. veronicascott

    October 14, 2012 at 11:13 am

    I enjoy the fact that they each wanted to make up – the candy is a sweet idea LOL. Excellent excerpt!

     
  14. S. J. Maylee

    October 14, 2012 at 11:37 am

    Aw, I like him, I’m all sweet on him. 🙂 Love his last thought, they push each other and that will make for some fun reading.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 12:41 pm

      Oooh…love to hear you’re sweet on Keller. Huge compliment! Thanks so much 🙂

       
  15. Sheri Fredricks

    October 14, 2012 at 11:58 am

    How literally sweet of him!

     
  16. Karen Michelle Nutt

    October 14, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    I love the hero’s humor. 🙂 Great six!!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 12:41 pm

      Thanks Karen…I love me some hero with humor! lol

       
  17. Taryn Kincaid

    October 14, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    And just wait until they graduate to make-up sex!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm

      LMBO….if only I’d thought to combine chocolate and make up sex..hmmm…another book I’m thinking! lol Glad you dropped in Taryn!

       
  18. Sue

    October 14, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    Telling six – he knows sparks will fly in all directions. But will chocolate always make up for their disagreements?

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 12:43 pm

      Hmmm…I guess you’ll either have to read the book or stay tuned to see if I reveal anything more in my snippets! lol

       
  19. Joanne Stewart

    October 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    Oh, I love that he got her something too. Very telling. Great six!

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 12:43 pm

      So glad you liked my snippet this week Joanne 🙂

       
  20. Cara Bristol

    October 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    She’s easy to please! It’s nice that he wants to make amends.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm

      She is..of course I know a lot of women who have a downfall when it comes to chocolate! lol Thanks for coming by Cara 🙂

       
  21. Zee Monodee

    October 14, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    Love it, esp that last line 🙂 Good job

     
  22. sueannbowlingauthor

    October 14, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    The recognition that the path will be bumpy is hopeful–at least he sees which way it’s going.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 1:56 pm

      Gotta have a bumpy path to recognize an even road 🙂 Glad you dropped in SueAnn!

       
  23. Tory Michaels (@ToryMichaels)

    October 14, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    Zee’s right. That last line’s awesome!

     
  24. Elaine cantrell

    October 14, 2012 at 1:42 pm

    Candy would sure be the way to earn my forgiveness, as long as it’s chocolate. Nice scene.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 14, 2012 at 1:57 pm

      I’m with you Elaine! Thanks for commenting 🙂

       
  25. Claire Gillian

    October 14, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Mmm, donuts, coffee and chocolate…I can’t think of a better way to start a relationship of a different kind. 😉

     
  26. moniquedevere

    October 14, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Aww sweet moment, Christine. Sounds like a great read! 🙂

     
  27. Paula Martin

    October 14, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    I like any man who buys apology chocolates!

     
  28. Lorraine Paton

    October 14, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    Candy and donuts… Yum. 🙂 I like that they both felt the need to make peace.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 15, 2012 at 6:53 pm

      Thanks Lorraine…glad you enjoyed the snippet 🙂

       
  29. Ana

    October 14, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    Mm, candy! Sounds wonderful.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 15, 2012 at 6:53 pm

      There’s always time for candy! lol Thanks for coming by Ana.

       
  30. Sandra Bunino (@SandraBunino)

    October 14, 2012 at 9:14 pm

    Gourmet chocolates! He pulled out the big guns! Good for him. Great story, Christine.

     
  31. Jess Schira

    October 14, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    What an adorable scene. Well done!

     
  32. Donna Cummings

    October 14, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    I hope he’s got a TON of chocolate stashed. LOL I like how he’s planning on them “making peace” a lot. Nice six.

     
  33. Heather Boyd

    October 14, 2012 at 9:27 pm

    Sweets do tend to smooth things over. They should be Lindt chocolate. Everything would be right in the world if there was more Lindt choc given out. Great six this week.

     
    • ChristineWarner

      October 15, 2012 at 6:54 pm

      Mmm, I’m a softie for any type of chocolate! Thanks for coming by Heather 🙂

       
  34. Eleri Stone

    October 15, 2012 at 10:53 am

    Smart man to apologize with chocolate:)

     
  35. sarahballance

    October 27, 2012 at 4:31 pm

    LOL! What a great line from him. I love him already!

     

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