Welcome to Teaser Tuesday, where I share snippets from new and past releases and works-in-progress, and occasionally con author friends in to doing the same.
How are you coping with the silly season? It’s well and truly on us now. It’s a cliché but far out this year has gone fast. Like suuuuper fast. Which is very annoying because I haven’t achieved all I wanted for the year.
Oh well, I’ll just have to work harder in the next one.
So what’s news from the Hein house?
No silly gif this week but I do have something to celebrate. The second draft of Scarlett and the Model Man is now done and will be winging its way to my editor this week. Yay!!
I had such a lovely time reading the manuscript through. It’s the sweetest romance, and Sam and Scarlett are gorgeous together. I can’t wait for you to read their story. Keep your eye out for news on its release date in the new year.
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Now… a bargain for you.
Those wonderful people over at Kobo are hosting a Christmas sale and Santa and the Saddler is a part of it. Which means you can pick up this Romantic Book of the Year finalist for only 99 cents!
It’s not just in the Australian store either. Santa and the Saddler is 99 cents in the UK, US, Canada, New Zealand and European stores too.
So go get ‘em, my lovelies. This book will make you feel gooey and smiley, I promise. And at only 99 cents, that’s a feel-good bargain.
Don’t believe me? Here’s a snippet to show just how gorgeous Beth and Danny are.
Danny has taken Beth on a surprise date…
‘This date business,’ said Beth after a while. ‘You know it won’t lead anywhere.’
Danny slid a look her way, his mouth curved enigmatically. ‘If you’re talking about me hoping to get you into bed, I’m not that presumptuous. Not that I don’t want to take you to bed, I do. Pretty damn badly. But I don’t expect it.’
She rolled on her side and propped her head on her hand so she could study him properly. ‘What do you expect?’
He copied her movement until they were facing one another, and reached to tangle his fingers with hers. ‘I don’t expect anything. What I’d like is to spend whatever time we have together, and I don’t care how we do it.’
‘But I’m leaving. My life is in Sydney.’
‘I know, but you’ll be back to visit.’
‘Exactly. To visit. See, it’s pointless.’
‘Not pointless. Never pointless.’
‘Then what is it?’
‘What it is,’ he said, leaning closer, his gaze flickering to her mouth, ‘is right for now.’ He paused as though considering the best way to kiss her, his breath light on her lips, his skin smelling of leather and lemon, of fish and chips and sunshine. ‘Think of it as a little bit of Christmas magic.’
His mouth edged even closer, his voice low and husky. ‘Well, yeah. I have been known to wear a Santa suit and channel the big fella on occasion.’
Everything inside Beth was fluttering. Pointless, stupid, whatever, she wanted this. She wanted him.
Her own voice dropped to a whisper. ‘Your version is very naughty though.’
‘Naughty but nice. Want me to show you?’
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