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Fallen Again [Excerpt]

An excerpt from Fallen Again (previously published as Never Just Friends) Jacob Berkeley, famous for his critically-acclaimed television show Rage Eternal, last year’s Hottest Male Ever, this year’s 30 Sexiest on TV Under 30, was not hers. Jake Berkeley, on the […]

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October 21, 2015 - - No comments


First Chapter Friday: Someone Else’s Fantasy

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Hi, everyone! Some authors and I have joined up to give you something new. Today we’re posting the first chapters of our work in progress, and we’re offering a personalized copy of this first chapter as a giveaway prize. Yay!

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My contribution is (part of) the first chapter of the book I’m working on, called Someone Else’s Fantasy. If you’ve read my other books The Harder We Fall and Playing Autumn, you’ll recognize Grayson and Steph. Yes, they get a story too. 🙂

==Start of excerpt==

Sera’s Live Like Fiction Challenge

October: Go out with a stereotypical romance novel hero WHO ISN’T YOUR TYPE

Well, of course I was going to ask him out. I was looking for my October challenge, and he was right there, stripping in front of me. It was like the universe sent him over for me, special delivery, because yesterday I wasn’t only on time for all my classes, but held it together long enough to eat right and spend an hour on yoga.

“Are you sure you’re okay with the room temp?” I asked again.

It was cold, recently. At least I thought so, being used to Texas Octobers, and still clinging to that despite spending my fourth October in northern California. Even for a Texan I was sensitive to cold. This particular Friday, the weather sites said high fifties, but I was in a sweater like a shivering tourist.

My guest for that morning’s class had begun to take his shirt and pants off. Not bothered at all.

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April 24, 2015 - - 2 Comments


Excerpt: My Imaginary Ex

“Problem? Did Zack talk to you about our ‘problem’?”

Perhaps I had caught Lena at a bad time. She wasn’t as relaxed as she usually was. She didn’t look like she was in a hurry to go somewhere, but she sure looked annoyed at me.

“No,” I said, quickly trying to save myself. “But he’s been moody lately. He thinks something’s wrong with the two of you, but he didn’t say what. He wants to fix it though.”

Lena petulantly hugged her binder, and I didn’t need to be a psych major to know that she had just put up a wall between us. “Whatever the ‘problem’ is, it’s none of your business, Jasmine. I amdone with the two of you, honestly. I should lock you two in a room and you can either fight it out or end up together. Either way, I’m done.”

“Wait! Lena, you don’t mean that. It’s not what you think—”

“It doesn’t matter what you say, Jasmine. It’s how it is.”

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April 8, 2015 - - No comments


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Mina V. Esguerra writes and publishes romance novels. She founded #RomanceClass, a community of Filipino authors of romance in English. [Read more]


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