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The tweety bird chime sounded loudly in the front bathroom. It was delivery day, thank God. This should either be groceries or medication. Christina ran to get the front door, nearly tripping and landing face first in the foyer. The cat must have been chasing the dog again and now Aunt Ray’s old throw rugs were bunched up death traps just lying about, awaiting their next victim. “I’m getting rid of these,” she muttered to herself.
“Oh no you’re not. Your uncle brought those home to me from Turkey on our first wedding anniversary.”
The hearing hadn’t gone yet. That was good. And bad.
“I know, Mamere.” Christina eyed the cat perched on the baby gate keeping the dog out of the litter box room. “I guess it’s time to find Pita a new home then,” she teased, knowing her great aunt would know better than to believe her. “What do you say, rugs, cat or thirty days of peas and carrots?”
“Christina Josette Barry, I will get up off this pot and come tan your hide.” came Aunt Ray’s voice, shrilling up the hallway.
She would no sooner lay a hand on anyone in violence than Christina would deport her beloved pets or rugs. “Hang on, Mamere. Just wait for me while I get the door. Please don’t get up,” she hollered back down the hall. If her aunt ignored her, she’d fall again. Those safety grabs Christina had installed last month didn’t make nice with fragile skin and bones and failing grips. Christina added a warning she hoped would get her results and not ignored. “I meant the peas and carrots part. It’s goulash month at Paradise Hills, it’s all I’m sayin’. And they don’t let you watch all that lady smut there like I put up with here.” Continue Reading