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And Father Makes Three Excerpt
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And Father Makes Three Excerpt

      He wasn’t going to say a thing, Sarah realized. Her only hope of clarification—oh, please, let her have heard wrong!—was to ask him right now. Before he could head out the door of the hospital cafeteria, she threw down a shaky challenge.       “I heard you telling the doctor about…

Unexpected Family Excerpt
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Unexpected Family Excerpt

      “How many words can you make from the letters of N E W B A B Y?” challenged the hostess, and Meg McConnell closed her eyes. Two more hours, maybe only ninety minutes, and she’d be out of this hellhole.       “We played that game at my cousin’s shower!” the…

Good Morning, Stranger Excerpt
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Good Morning, Stranger Excerpt

 Pain. Fear. Numbness in his fingers. A jolt of fire across his chest.      Damn it, not again!      But he wasn’t giving in. He could handle this. He could survive for as long as he had to.      He could breathe slower, maybe, more shallowly…      Yeah, that helped. Already…

Home at Last Excerpt
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Home at Last Excerpt

J.D. didn’t seem to be feeling any of the same longing that had tugged at her all day…and she wasn’t even going to think about that! No, Kirsten vowed, she was going to knock on the door between their motel rooms, wait for him to open the one on his side, then deliver her apology…

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Romancing the Holidays Excerpt

Criscross       It looked like the matchmaking plan had suffered a severe setback. “I guess,” Kelly muttered as the bartender retreated, there’s no use sticking around.”       “Right,” Jack agreed, then gave her an almost challenging smile. “I mean, it’s not like we could enjoy having dinner or anything….”    …

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His Brother’s Baby Excerpt

Conner took a deep breath, then finished the sentence she’d begun. “I thought I could love,” he said flatly, “like anyone else. All right, so that was a mistake.” He started walking again, and she had to hurry a few steps to catch up with him. “But even while we were married, I still didn’t…

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Wrong Twin, Right Man Excerpt

“Rafe, are you all right?”       That was a stupid question, Anne realized as soon as she asked it. Nobody swearing with such harsh ferocity could possibly be all right. And he looked awful, balanced on some sizzling edge between anger and pain.       “No,” he muttered, lifting a hand as…

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Believable Characters: Creating with Enneagrams Excerpt

 Writers sometimes ask, “What personality type would my FBI agent be?” That’s where enneagrams come in handy.     We can assume that an FBI agent believes in law and order, but that’s not nearly enough to define a character.     The agent might live with a wife and kids, or a dog, or a crotchety uncle, but that’s still…