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Wednesday, 5 May 2021

New Book on Book Hooks - Hot and Hotter by Daryl Devore. Which do you like - Hot or Hotter? #MFRWhooks #MFRWAuthor #hotread

  

Book Hooks is a weekly meme hosted by Marketing for Romance Writers as part of the MFRW Authors Blog. It's a chance each week for you the reader to discover current WIP or previously published book by possibly new to you authors.

Today, I am showcasing a snippet from my latest duology release – Hot and Hotter.


 

Scene Set – Opening scene from the first book – a tropical island crash romance – Brace for Impact.

Lori gagged on the bile rising in the back of her throat. She inhaled sharply to calm her stomach. If I'm going to die, it's not going to be with vomit all over my uniform.

A distant whimper caught her ear. She lifted her head and opened her eyes. The lady in 37D rocked back and forth in her seat. Lori fought the urge to run to her. Her flight attendant training told her to stay seated. The Captain had called, "Brace for impact."

Hang on, 37D. Just a bit longer. I understand how you feel. Isolated way back here in no-man's land at the back of the plane. No one's hand to hold for comfort. Alone. Scared. Me too.

The gentleman in seat 36C stood, then pulled open the overhead bin.

Lori sat up taller. "Sir! The Captain said, brace for impact. Get back in your seat. Please."

He turned his head, glancing at her. Lori blinked. She'd noticed him as she did her rounds of economy class. Sexy tousled hair. An unshaven chin. Gorgeous smile. Focus on your job. "Sir. Please. Sit. Down."

He grabbed a bag out of the bin, slammed it shut and returned to his seat.

Her heart raced as she shouted out the words she'd practiced in flight attendant school a hundred times and prayed she'd never have to use. "Head down. Brace. Brace." She hoped the sound of her voice could offer a moment's relief to the terrified passengers in economy. They were her passengers. If she could hold each of their hands, she would. "Head down. Brace. Brac—"

The plane dropped and shuddered.

 

Blurb and Buy Links

Some like it hot… others like it HOTTER!  Daryl Devoré has done it again, pairing two of her smoking hot romances into one smouldering book.

What could be simpler than a routine plane trip from Toronto, Canada to Caracas, Venezuela for a rookie flight attendant and a sexy R.C.M.P. officer?

But Fate had other intentions.

After leaving a disastrous marriage, Paix Allcot begins a new career as a flight attendant. First time in her dream job, she is no longer a trainee and the passengers in economy class are under her care. Especially the handsome passenger seated in 36C.

Guy Lapierre, undercover officer, is following a vicious human-trafficker. He has little time for relationships. Too many innocent lives are at stake. Stranded on a tropical island, he is forced to work with Paix to survive until he makes a relationship destroying discovery.

Can a pink bra and a hot night on the side of a volcano save the relationship and their lives?

 

What's a woman to do when a voice follows her home and makes mad, passionate love to her?

Corporate businesswoman, Capricious Gray, is dragged to a sex toy convention by her best friend. After a mysterious disembodied voice helps her with her purchases, it follows her home. Passion ensues, leaving Capri torn between lust for her fantasy lover and the desperate need for reality in her life.

Thall, son of one of the Fates, harbours the irrepressible need to be with the woman he's desired from afar for years. In order to make her his, once and for all, he must help Capri get past her fears, including the fear of what he represents - a fantasy.

Can fantasy become a reality for these two lovers?

 

Amazon – ebook - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B093R9NN18/

Amazon – print – coming soon

 

Books2Read – https://books2read.com/Hot-and-Hotter

Print – coming soon

 



Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.ca/daryldevore2013/hot-and-hotter/

GoodReads - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57920783-hot-and-hotter?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=6DIVWf9etP&rank=1

BookSprout – ARC for Review - https://booksprout.co/arc/65332/hot-and-hotter

BookBub - https://www.bookbub.com/books/hot-and-hotter-by-daryl-devore

 

 


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5 comments:

  1. Sounds like an interesting and exciting opening

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  2. I think I remember this one. The action is not only tense, you've planted the seeds of her relationship between the characters -- especially the hot guy with a mind of his own.

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  3. I hope you've never been in this situation, Daryl... but this scene is very believable!

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