Weekend Writing Warriors: Why Are You Here?

Welcome to Weekend Writing Warriors, where participants share excerpts of their books or works-in-progress. It’s a fun way to sample new books and find new authors! Be sure to check out their website. Today’s selection comes from my book, Stay With Me (the full synopsis is below). After  countless phone calls, running around town and meeting unsavory characters, Noah finally tracks down the mystery woman…


Snippet:

Noah didn’t see anyone when he stepped through the doors. So when his body connected with another – a woman – he was surprised, but quick to react. Instinctively put his arms around her and steadied her, so she wouldn’t fall. Only then did he get a better look at her–it was Alma. Every doubt and thought of failure he had entertained was erased in the moment he looked into her eyes.

Then she opened her mouth.

“Why are you here?” she demanded.

Noah wasn’t sure, but Alma didn’t sound too happy to see him.


Synopsis:

SWM

Noah is stocking shelves at the local bookstore when Alma walks in and kisses him. He has barely enough time to grasp what’s happening when she ends the kiss and walks away. Too intrigued not to respond, the normally introverted shopkeeper goes after Alma…only to discover keeping up with the outgoing vixen is more difficult than he imagined.

Everything Alma does is impulsive and Noah is no different. The good-looking, but reserved clerk captured her attention on a previous visit and since then she’s been determined to steal a kiss. However, seeing him again after the purloined smooch was not part of her plan; and now that he wants to get to know her, Alma finds the future she’s carefully planned is suddenly uncertain.

With the odds stacked against them, Noah and Alma must decide if their fledgling relationship is worth pursuing, because if they can get past their doubts and insecurities, they might just have a future together.

The book is available at AmazonBarnes & NobleiBooks and Kobo.

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