Welcome to Mid Week Tease!
Friends … I goofed! Totally missed out on officially joining the linky list for this week’s teasing selection so please forgive me! Thank you so much, Miss Bunino, for bringing us back for sexy fun each week. Author friends, join in next week, won’t you? Check Sandra’s post for the sign up. With Valentine’s only a few days away, I knew I wanted to share from the book that started my romance writing career. Please enjoy this bit from Sidewalk Flower with one of my favorite couples, Trista and her man, Lucas “Lucky” Mason...
He gazed out into the sleepy nighttime sky that surrounded them, sure of what he was about to do. He poised himself up onto his knees so that he could more easily remove the folded up handkerchief from his back pocket. His head grazed the soft top of the Jeep but he ignored it to bring out the cotton that was folded over a couple times. Unwrapping the folds, he held it out to her, cradling it in his open hands. It was a beautiful yellow daffodil that he had plucked from the church’s flower garden. It matched the color of the lively threads of the dress Trista now wore which brought a heat to his heart he couldn’t and didn’t want to cool down.
“Trista Jeane Hart, I would be honored and extremely happy if you would be my wife. I love you, darlin’, more than anything in this entire world.”
He handed her the flower.
He admired the way she tried to calm her trembling jaw with a soft, feminine hand and hold the flower in the other. “You really want me, don’t you,” she said shakily.
“Oh Trista, you are insane. Yes, I want you so badly, I’m about two seconds away from scooping you up and sneaking you into your old room, and having my way with you.”
“But I mean, forever, you want to keep me forever.”
“I would love to be your wife. Yes Lucas!”
He bounced off his knees in his excitement and hit his head on a roll bar. “Ouch.” He lowered his head and Trista rubbed it for him. “I kind of like the sound of that. Yes, Lucas. I think I could get used to hearing you say that more often. Yes and Lucas. Just like that.”
“I might be insane but you are a nut, Lucas.”
“So you’re going to marry me?” Continue reading