Weekend Writing Warrior – 10/12/14

It’s October, and to celebrate the spookiest of all months, I will be sharing 8 sentences from my first paranormal romance (written as Margaret Ethridge), Paramour. Here’s the blurb:

Camellia Stafford has never been alone in her room. For twenty years, she’s been engaged in a fierce power struggle with her bedroom’s previous tenant, Frank DeLuca, the ghost trapped in the light fixture above her bed.

Caustic and cranky, Frank has one soft spot—Cam. Over the years, their feelings for one another have evolved from grudging friendship to an enduring love that burns white-hot until Frank puts his feelings for Cam on ice.

When she suffers the loss of her beloved father, Cam returns home to say good-bye, and confront her feelings for Frank. She finds an unexpected shoulder to lean on in neighbor, Bradley Mitchum. Cam falls hard and fast for the handsome ad man’s charming smile and passionate nature, but Brad’s easy-going exterior masks a steely backbone tempered by adversity.

Two men: one living, one dead, and both vying for her love. Now Cam must determine if her heart is strong enough to choose which dream could lead to a love that will last a lifetime.


“Now who’s the stubborn ass?”

“I love you.”

His hands closed around her wrists like iron manacles. He jerked her hands from his head, grasping them tightly between them while he stepped back. Heat shimmered between them. The light from his skin glowed white as lightning against hers in the dimly lit room.

His voice rumbled low and rough. “You have no idea who or what I am.”


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13 Replies to “Weekend Writing Warrior – 10/12/14”

  1. Very hot scene! I keep trying to figure out how she’s going to decide between the ghost and the living person, or will something else happen LOL….you’ve got me completely hooked.

  2. Wow, no matter how many times I read this, the power that is Frank just leaps from the page. Fantastic story, and yeah — a great choice for the spooky month of the year!

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