Thursday, November 3, 2011

Weekend Dirty Dozen - April's Kiss in the Moonlight

12 sentences from: 

April approached quietly, then backed up, moving to the side where she could watch him without detection. Gavin stood at a faucet with the water running. Black soot stained his shirt and face. 

April hovered at the edge partially hidden by a copse of trees, watching as he took his shirt off and rinsed it out in the water and placed it on a large, flat clean stone. She felt awkward, since he was undressing and she was spying on him, but he was too attractive for her to look away. 

She watched as he picked up a piece of soap and worked up a good lather in his hands. He scrubbed his head, then his chest. Strong arm muscles worked as he soaped up the dark hair on his chest. He was beautifully formed, with a strong broad chest and shoulders tapering to a narrow waist. His abs were developed but not like a muscleman’s, they were firm but normal looking. 

She grew warm watching him, and tiny beads of sweat broke out on her forehead. The muscles in his back worked as he stretched around to get himself clean.

A bit about the book:

Fresh from graduate school, April McKenna, beautiful and brilliant vows to strike out on a new path rather than return to San Francisco to take a job with her father’s firm. She meets Rusty and sets off for an escapade that ends in tragedy. Injured and alone she is taken in by Sunny Davis, a friend of her mother’s who lives in a small town in the Catskill Mountains in New York.

During her recovery, April resolves to carve out an exotic life of travel and adventure. But she didn’t count on a sexy fireman upsetting her plans. Gavin Dailey has dated practically every woman in the county, but when he meets April, he knows he’s finally found the one he wants.  Only a stubborn man like Gavin wouldn’t let April’s resistance to his charm and his small town change his plans. Determined to win her, he pulls out all the stops until he encounters one stumbling block he didn’t count on. Only a near-tragedy resurrected from the past gives April the tenacity she needs to make the right decision for her life in April’s Kiss in the Moonlight
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  1. Oh My Jean...what a hot and sensual an innocent voyeur...LOVE it


  2. Jean I love her watching this beautiful man bathe while she gets hot for his bod.

  3. I enjoyed reading this excerpt Jean, thanks! (Jolie du Pre)

  4. Yum yum, sounds like a sexy guy! :) Great excerpt.

  5. Wow - very descriptive and I was completely in the moment - but she wouldn't get out of my way!

  6. Great tease!! It ended way too, soon. I bet we could get an approval for another paragraph, just so we, uh, I mean he could finish what he was doing! LOL!

  7. Love it! Felt like I was her watching him shower :)

  8. Hate to disappoint you but she doesn't see him go all the way. As he reaches for his pants, she turns to leave, suddenly embarrassed and steps on a twig, which alerts him. But they have a sexy scene together.

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  10. There's just something about those firemen... Wonderfully written scene. Wish it had been a tad longer, though! I wasn't done watching!

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  11. I really enjoyed reading this.