Saturday, December 12, 2015

SATURDAY SPANKING


The Countdown to Christmas has begun - less than two weeks now. It's hard to believe the 2015 is almost at an end.  Didn't it only start last month?

Today's excerpt is from my latest novella, Loving His China Doll,  the story of Chyna Minton and Jeff Kincaid.  Chyna Minton became blind after a traumatic childhood experience.  She developed ‘second sight’ after the incident so when handsome Jeff Kincaid calls at her house to inquire about leasing her family land, she knows he will forever change her life in some way.

The two find their way into love, but problems arise.  Having initially been resigned to her blindness, Chyna is unhappy at the prospect of being dependent on someone else and fears that eventually Jeff will tire of her not being able to function in the traditional role of a farmer’s wife.  Desperate to change things, she decides to go back into therapy. 

In this scene, Jeff has already contacted Chyna about leasing her land and is awaiting her answer. Chyna and her friend Becky Taylor are having ice cream at Farrell's when Jeff Kincaid entered. Chyna felt the hair rise on the back of her neck.   

“It’s him, isn’t it?” she asked Becky.

“Who him?” 

“Jeff Kincaid, the fellow who wants to lease my land.”

“If that’s Jeff Kincaid, he is one good-looking dude, not that it matters to you how he looks."

" I can tell you what I see.   He’s tall – over six feet, with skin, bronzed from the sun. He has a strong, stubborn jaw with steely blue eyes that seem to look right through to your soul and hair as black as night.”

“Are you sure you can’t see, Chyna?”

She laughed at her friend, “Not the way you do Becky.” 

“He’s coming this way, Chyna.” She heard him approach and remembered the timbre of his voice – it sent chills down her spine.


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21 comments:

  1. Great snippet Sunny, love her description of him, and how accurate she was without being able to see him.

    Hugs
    Roz

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    1. Thank Roz. Glad you enjoyed the snippet.

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  2. The way she described him was incredible! This book sounds great :)

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    1. So far, it's received good feedback. Thanks for stopping by.

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  3. I agree with Roz, Sunny. I loved the way she "saw" him and physically reacted.

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    1. She definitely has good instincts. Thanks for coming by.

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  4. Love her second sight and 'seeing' him. I guess she's going to love his voice too.

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    1. She does.
      (PS I noticed that too yesterday - obviously it escaped many eyes.)

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  5. Hi Sunny, I love this. It seems she can see more than most who are not blind, and he sounds pretty gorgeous. :)

    hugs

    Nina

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    1. That often happens when people don't have all their senses on which to rely. Thanks NiNa for stopping by.

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  6. Excellent Leigh! Just in time for me to read when I finish one more week of school. You let me read the first part when it was just a short story - can't wait to read it all.

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  7. Fab snippet, Leigh, and I love that cover!

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    1. Thanks Lucy. I really liked the cover too.

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  8. Congrats on the new release-- is it out already? I missed it! You are welcome to visit my blog any time to promo!

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    1. Thanks Renee. Yes, it was released last Thursday.
      Thanks for the invite, I may take you up on it if I can get my stuff together. Busy time of year.

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    2. You're always welome here or my other blog too, you know. Just give a holler.

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