Weekend Writing Warriors-Tangled Shadows Snippet 1
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Hot Jade, somebody broke the mold after creating those two.
Brooke Deverell slouched in her chair and admired the man candy who walked into the bar. Her hormones sat up and danced, telling her it had been far too long since she’d had anything other than solar-powered toys between her legs.
The bar had seen better days, but that was the norm for a remote outpost like Teren. Smoke and the scent of cheap meat cooking hung in the air like a wet blanket. A handful of customers sat scattered throughout the dimly lit, one-room building, the majority of them pilots and mercenaries taking a quick break for refueling. One youngster, judging by the way he threw his credits around to entice enthusiasm out of the bored street courtesans, had just gotten paid.
Three men sat around a table close to the entrance, opposite from Brooke, dressed in flight suits scarred by experiences and battles, carrying their weapons in the open; one of the mercenaries called out, “Galen.”
I am currently working on Tangled Redemption, the fourth and final book in the Celestial Surrender series. It is fun to dive back into my sci-fi world after spending a lot of time in steampunk London. At the moment all my characters are somewhat prickly, but I am hoping once I get a little deeper into the story they will start to talk to me.
Have a wonderful Sunday and a fabulous week. As always, Happy Writing!
After losing not only her ship but also three days of her memory in a freak explosion, Space Captain Brooke Deverell wants only to forget her troubles for one amazing night and fulfill her wildest fantasy.
She gets that and more from Vampire Nikolai and ArchNaema Galen. The men have long been lovers and welcome her into their world of extraordinary sensuality. For one blissful night, Brooke believes she’s found her soul mates—but her happiness is short lived when she realizes she’s actually been kidnapped. The men hunted her down under the assumption she sold her crew and human cargo to Feral Vampires as blood slaves.
After realizing her amnesia is real and of a paranormal nature, they find themselves at an impasse. To prevent a galaxy-wide war they must work together. The three discover their sensual partnership can heal her mind. But for a complete and successful union, Brooke has to decide if she can forgive the initial deception and open her heart to the two men who stir her blood.
Posted on March 1, 2014, in Tangled Shadows, Weekend Writing Warrior and tagged aeon, amazon, bar, ellora's cave, excerpt, hunky men, kobo, man candy, menage, outer planet, sci-fi, sexy, snippet, space captain, space ship. Bookmark the permalink. 22 Comments.