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Six Sentence Sunday – 9/16/12

Posted on Sep 16, 2012 by Maggie Wells   6 Comments | Posted in Blog

Today’s selection comes from the upcoming Hot Nights in St. Blaise series. Here’s the blurb for Mr. Mayhem:

Lab tech Melanie Curtis claims Dr. Marc Mayhew’s shy smile won her vote for Mr. May, but the fact is, she’s been aching to get a taste of the delicious Pathologist’s mochachino skin since the moment she set eyes on him.

Quiet and reserved, Marc was happy to take refuge in his research until she walked into his lab. He tried to ignore the attraction that sparked and sizzled each time she drew near, all too aware of the strict edicts issued by the hospital’s Human Resources department, but he couldn’t deny that he wouldn’t mind subjugating himself to his bossy little subordinate. Over and over again.

The only variable he couldn’t predict was how far Melanie was willing to go to get the results she expected. When she tests his mettle, Marc finds he’s more than willing to risk everything on a case of chemistry run amok if it means he can claim her as his. For keeps.

Six Sentences from Mr. Mayhem:

“You don’t get to call all the shots.” His voice came low and soft, wrapping around her ankles like wisps of smoke. Staring into his ebony eyes, it was impossible to pretend she didn’t know exactly what he meant. “I don’t mind you callin’ some of them.” His drawl deepened, flowing thick and rich as molasses over the rough edges of a raspy laugh. “As a matter of fact, I like a woman with a take-charge attitude.”

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6 Responses to "Six Sentence Sunday – 9/16/12"

  1. Comment by evelynjules
    September 16, 2012 at 8:53 am  

    Oh man, I think I need more Mayhem in my life. Such a great six, Maggie. You always leave me wanting more, more, more! 😀

  2. Comment by maggiewells68
    September 16, 2012 at 9:26 am  

    Thank you, Evelyn!

  3. Comment by Laurie
    September 16, 2012 at 10:00 am  

    Looks like I’m going to enjoy my monthly doses of Calendar men and women. My Maggie collection will be large.

    • Comment by maggiewells68
      September 16, 2012 at 5:18 pm  

      I hope so, Laurie! Thank you!

  4. Comment by Vivien Dean
    September 16, 2012 at 3:23 pm  

    Love the “wisps of smoke” description. Well done!

  5. Comment by maggiewells68
    September 16, 2012 at 5:19 pm  

    Thanks, Vivien!

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