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Weekend Writing Warrior – 6/2/13

Posted on Jun 2, 2013 by Maggie Wells   13 Comments | Posted in Blog

This week’s selection comes from book #6 in the Hot Nights in St. Blaise series – Bustin’ Out All Over

She opened her mouth to protest his smug assertion but her hand had a mind of its own. Without thinking, she hauled off and the palm of her hand connected with his gorgeous ass with a ringing slap.

His groan came out tangled up with a startled laugh. “Yes, please, more.”

She squeaked in frustration, finally putting a bit of effort into wriggling out from under him. He let her go, peeling himself off her like the backing on a sticker.

“I can’t believe I did that. Never in my life have I ever met a guy I want to hit as much as I want to hit you, Quentin Halliday.”
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Bustin’ Out All Over

Terri Ecklund wishes she’d never agreed to be Miss June. As billing manager for SBRMC, she could appreciate that the damn thing had raised a healthy amount of money to fund hospital improvements, but it also cost her big. She could deal with the sly snickers, crude jokes about her ‘assets’, and the perfect strangers whistling ‘June is Busting Out All Over’, but her boyfriend couldn’t.

When the pro-fisherman she hooked long ago cuts bait and takes the contents of their joint bank account with him, Terri scrambles to patch the pieces of her life back together but not before tearing a strip off the smarty-pants internet genius who set the The Men and Women of St. Blaise Regional Medical Center up to go viral.

Internet millionaire and St. Blaise native Quent Halliday nearly swallowed his tongue when Terri Ecklund, St. Blaise, Missouri’s god-given rebuttal to Pamela Anderson’s plastic surgeon, stormed into his St. Louis office spitting nails over the loss of her almost-fiancé.

Drawn to the sparks flying from her eyes and the lure of her bountiful curves, clever Quent knows the opportunity of a lifetime when he sees it. Without hesitation he drops everything to chase after the girl of his fantasies, and when he catches her, they’re both shocked to discover he may just be the man of her dreams.

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13 Responses to "Weekend Writing Warrior – 6/2/13"

  1. Comment by Laurie
    June 2, 2013 at 9:40 am  

    I really enjoyed Bustin’ Out All Over. That was a funny scene.

    • Comment by maggiewells68
      June 2, 2013 at 9:54 am  

      Thank you, Laurie!

  2. Comment by veronicascott
    June 2, 2013 at 11:18 am  

    Sort of an unexpected path for the scene to take but I like it and want MORE. Terrific snippet!

    • Comment by maggiewells68
      June 2, 2013 at 7:05 pm  

      Thanks so much!

  3. Comment by R Lee Smith
    June 2, 2013 at 1:07 pm  

    Didn’t see that coming, but it sure got a laugh out of me!

    • Comment by maggiewells68
      June 2, 2013 at 7:06 pm  

      I’m glad! Thanks!

  4. Comment by Melissa MacKinnon
    June 2, 2013 at 4:51 pm  

    Ha! I love her last line of dialog. The humor is great, and sexy!

    • Comment by maggiewells68
      June 2, 2013 at 7:06 pm  

      Thank you, Melissa!

  5. Comment by Melinda Dozier (@MelindaDozier)
    June 2, 2013 at 5:17 pm  

    Haha! I’m smiling! I love his reaction — Yes, Please. 🙂

    • Comment by maggiewells68
      June 2, 2013 at 7:06 pm  

      Your smile makes me smile! Thanks, Melinda!

  6. Comment by Linda Hamonou
    June 3, 2013 at 11:55 am  

    Wow the body reaction against her own thoughts, nice.

  7. Comment by Stevie Carroll
    June 4, 2013 at 4:00 pm  

    Great scene there.

  8. Comment by Isabella Leigh
    June 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm  

    Hahaha I love the last line. And I’m sure that his reaction to being hit just makes her want to hit him even more – just to try to get the reaction she WANTS out of him.

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