WeWriWa: Hunting the Hero

I’m back. Did you miss me? It’s been ages since I’ve had time to participate and I’ve missed WeWriWa peep and their stories too. Weekend Writing Warriors share 8 sentences of their writing, published or unpublished each week on their blog or website. Since I have a new regency historical romance release just out, I’m sharing an excerpt from that story — Hunting the Hero…

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Constantine extricated himself from Solange’s clinging grasp, ignoring her huff and pout as he handed her his wine glass and excused himself to get a second, longer look at the dark-haired girl.

The hallway was empty, and as he looked down the hall trying to decide where she might have disappeared to, he cursed his foolishness for chasing after a light-skirt who’d made no effort to attract his attention.

As he took a few steps away from the pianoforte’s tapping, he detected voices speaking urgently not too far away. Mrs. Cohen’s voice he clearly heard coming from a nearby room, followed by a quieter response from someone else. A door stood ajar and he eased closer to it.

As he neared the doorway, Mrs. Cohen burst out angrily, “What do you mean you’re not needed? Tonight is always our busiest night.”

Constantine peeked through the gap, noting the dark-haired girl was indeed tiny when compared with the madam of the bawdy house.

Be sure to check out the other fantastic writers participating in WeWriWa this weekend.

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Hunting the Hero OUT TODAY

Meredith wants no part of her long-ago identity as Rosemary Randall. She’s created a more exciting life as a courtesan. She’ll never let herself be tied down to the Earl of Grayling, but something deep inside her yearns to stay. Should she trust the man she’s coming to love with the secrets of her past, or flee to save them both from heartbreak?

 

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12 thoughts on “WeWriWa: Hunting the Hero

  1. I’m thrilled that Heather’s Hunting the Hero is being released today! If you haven’t had the pleasure of reading one of her books than run don’t walk and pick up a copy of her latest released today!

  2. II love the descriptive first paragraph! And I love how he chides himself for chasing after someone who didn’t give him another look. This sounds like a wonderful story — I can’t wait to read it. 🙂

  3. Nice to make your acquaintance. This eight drew me in, and I too, liked that he wasn’t sure why he was chasing her down, yet…he does : )

  4. Heather – While I’m waiting to get a copy of Hunting the Hero I’m been trying to catch up on reading some of your books that I missed reading when they were released since the Clam and Lobster Bake planned that we were suppose to attend but got changed to next week-end because of the rain!

    I just finished reading Love Me True and loved it!

    Hope you’re having a great week-end!

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