18th July 2013 - Bloghops - 25 Comments

Hot Summer Giveaway hop – Free Read!


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Two Grand Prizes #1 is a Kindle Fire and #2 is a $50 Amazon.com gift certificate.

Here’s my hot contribution to the hop -a Free read!

Rachel is on a much needed holiday in Scarborough. One day a storm hits and she shelters in an arcade, She meets Mark who works there and falls instantly in lust. What follows is a wild weekend with lots of sexy and suprising seaside fun.

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You can download the full short story for free at Total-E-Bound but here’s a taster for you!

“Oh, hi Rachel, back so soon?” he asked when I was standing before the dark wooden partition.

“Yes, I can’t seem to keep away.” I giggled and past him a ten pound note.

“Be careful, love. You can easily spend all your money in here.”

“It’s not the gambling that’s brought me back.” The words were out before I’d had time to think about them. “Oh, I wonder what did then.”

“You.” I winked and walked away with my fistful of pound coins. My heart thumped ten to the dozen and I didn’t know where to turn next. I ended up pushing more two penny pieces into a machine in the back corner. What had I been thinking? I’d only spoken to him once, what had made me so bold was a mystery—unless it had been the heady sea air muddling my senses? I didn’t know, but I hoped I hadn’t made a fool of myself by being so blatantly flirty with a guy I barely knew.

“Hey,” a familiar honeyed tone broke through my daydream, “I just need to do a little maintenance on this machine.”

“Oh, right, I’ll go over there, then.”

“No, no, stay put,” he said. “Just be aware I’m crawling around near your knees, okay?”

I became very aware of the light, summer skirt I’d put on. I had shaved my legs so at least if he brushed past they’d be sleek and smooth against him. I bit my lip and tried to focus on the coins that I was slipping from my hand into the machine. Then I felt him brush past my knee caps but instead of carrying on, he stopped. I tried not to panic but his body in such close proximity caused the breath to stall in my lungs. I nearly hit the ceiling when his fingers crept up under my skirt. There had been many touches I could have explained as accidental but that touch had been very purposed indeed.

Suddenly the roar of dropping coins, the repetitive strains of music and people’s laughter seemed to get louder. I became acutely aware of how many people were around us as his fingers continued to slide up my thighs. I didn’t stop him touching me, though. I liked the caress of his roughened finger pads on my silken skin. I enjoyed the thrill of being touched in public. We could have been discovered at any moment and that made me all the more sensitive to his touches and the sounds echoing around me.

There was just one other person using the same set of machines I was. A scrawny young man with floppy hair that covered his face when he stared down at the coins, which were behind the glass, intently. I hoped to God he wouldn’t look up because surely he’d be able to read what was going on in the heated planes of my face if he did.

Read the whole story for free here.

Now check out the rest of the hop!

Comment on this post to win an ebook copy of Smut by the Sea for lots of hot, summer, seaside romance! I’ll contact my winner on 22nd July.

25 responses to “Hot Summer Giveaway hop – Free Read!”

  1. Thank you, I’ll be downloading :)
    swordlily_girl(at)yahoo(dot)com

  2. Trix says:

    Thank you so much! (dashes off to Total-E-Bound)

    vitajex(at)aol(Dot)com

  3. Dawna Newman says:

    Thanks for the free story :)

    vampiremistress2010(at)gmail(dot)com

  4. Heather says:

    Looks wonderful! Thank you! heather1974 at gmail dot com

  5. JanD says:

    Thank you for the free read!
    bituin76 at hotmail dot com

  6. Nicole Ortiz says:

    thank you

  7. carly says:

    Thanks for the free read! carlywood@comcast.net

  8. Cassandra Hicks says:

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    dixiedukegurl2 AT yahoo DOT com

  9. Kyla Patton says:

    VERY sexy excerpt! Thank you for the free download! Thanks a bunch for the hop/giveaway! Kyla Patton- kamclauc AT gmail DOT com

  10. Thanks!

    jess820 at gmail dot com

  11. Stacey says:

    Thanks for the free read!!

    staceyprice(AT)gmail.com

  12. Natasha says:

    Thank you for the free read!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  13. Eva Millien says:

    Thank you for the free read, sounds great. Thanks for sharing the awesome giveaways. evamillien at gmail dot com

  14. grapeapril75 says:

    First I wanna say, I am so sorry to be cut and pasting this but it is the end of the day and the hop is almost over. I know crappy defense but I am tired! I promise I am adding books as I go along!
    So many great books being added to my TRB list today!!
    Thanks for being in the hop!
    grapeapril75(AT)gmail.com

  15. bn100 says:

    Thanks for participating
    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  16. beadcrafter says:

    Thanks for the free read!

    Beth
    carolcobun @ yahoo.com

  17. Christina T says:

    Thank you for the free book and for the chance at these awesome giveaways and for participating in the hop!!

    huntress023(at)hotmail(dot)com

  18. Janhvi says:

    Thanks for the excerpt!

    Janhvi
    justjanhvi at gmail dot com

  19. Thank you very much for the free read. You are awesome!

    strawberryrose@earhtlink.net

  20. BookAttict says:

    Thanks for the amazing excerpt & giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

  21. dragon5174 says:

    Thanks for participating in the hop and for a chance to win!

    dragon5174 at gmail dot com

  22. With all the amazing books I am finding, I will stay busy all summer.

    Mel
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

  23. Jessica M says:

    Thank you for the free book and thank you so much for being a part of this hop and for giving me the opportunity to win! usmcwifey1(at)live(dot)com

  24. Hi! Thank you for the freebie! Sounds great! Thank you for the fun hop and giveaway! :)
    shadowluvs2read(at)gmail(dot)com

  25. Tiffany Drew says:

    Awesome,thank you!

    jaidahsmommy(at)comcast(dot)net

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