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Six Sentence Sunday – 11/18/12

Posted on Nov 18, 2012 by Maggie Wells   12 Comments | Posted in Blog

**The winner of last week’s contest is Joanne Stewart! Congratulations, Joanne, and thank you all for your comments. More fun to come as we get closer to release week. In the meantime, back to St. Blaise!**

This week, I’ll be sharing six sentences from the September installment of my Hot Nights in St. Blaise series.

Welcome to St. Blaise, Missouri: Home of The Men and Women of St. Blaise Regional Medical Center

When the St. Blaise Regional Medical Center Board of Directors hired hometown girl, Beth Watkins, to jump start their public relations, they never imagined she’d be stripping their most prominent doctors, nurses, and support staff down to their birthday suits in order to beef up the hospital’s bank account.

Six men and six women were chosen to represent the best and brightest of this little town nestled in the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest. They also happened to be the hottest tickets in town. Soon the fundraising calendar is spiking temperatures throughout the Show Me state, and the men and women of St. Blaise are setting their small-town nights on fire.

Watch for the HOT NIGHTS IN ST. BLAISE series coming in 2013 from Turquoise Morning Press!

Here are six sentences from Seducing Mr. September:

“You were avoiding me?”

His hand slipped up her arm, his palm molding to the curve of her shoulder before sliding up the column of her neck. “I was trying to avoid disaster, but then you walked into my store and made that impossible.”

“You’re calling me a disaster?”

His nod came slow, but there was no way he could deny the havoc this attraction would wreak in the nice, quiet life he’d found for himself in St. Blaise. “You’re the most beautiful disaster I’ve ever seen.”


12 Responses to "Six Sentence Sunday – 11/18/12"

  1. Comment by Evelyn Jules
    November 18, 2012 at 7:10 am  

    Le siiiiigh. Beautiful disaster. Seriously, Maggie, you write the best dialogue of anyone I know. Fantastic work! 🙂

    • Comment by maggiewells68
      November 18, 2012 at 8:39 am  

      Thanks, Evelyn! *hugs*

  2. Comment by Eleri Stone
    November 18, 2012 at 9:08 am  

    Love the setup for this. How you track the movement of his hand is perfect.

  3. Comment by Joanne Stewart
    November 18, 2012 at 9:45 am  

    Ha! You really caught me by surprise this morning. I don’t even think I’d realized I’d entered. I get caught up in reading the snippets. So it was a nice surprise. I look forward to reading the book!

    I love this snippet. Love his admission. It’s hot and sweet at the same time. Excellent six.

  4. Comment by Laurie
    November 18, 2012 at 10:02 am  

    I think there is a song with the lyrics Beautiful disaster. I will have to google that. You sure do write purty, Ms. Maggie.

  5. Comment by Ana
    November 18, 2012 at 11:19 am  

    He saved himself just in time!

  6. Comment by Kristal Baird
    November 18, 2012 at 12:53 pm  

    I think this is just the calm before the real storm…

  7. Comment by Lorraine Paton
    November 18, 2012 at 1:12 pm  

    Aw! Cute six! You made me smile. 🙂

  8. Comment by S E Gilchrist
    November 19, 2012 at 4:30 pm  

    Love the movement of his hand. 🙂 I sense this is leading up to a great moment.

  9. Comment by maggiewells68
    November 19, 2012 at 7:03 pm  

    Thanks, y’all!

  10. Comment by Stevie Carroll
    November 20, 2012 at 3:25 pm  

    Lovely dialogue there.

  11. Comment by E. Jamie
    November 20, 2012 at 8:37 pm  

    Aww! Lovely six!

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