Sunday, September 15, 2013

Last day of the More Than Just a Kiss Blogfest

“A kiss, when all is said, what is it? 'Tis a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear.” ~ Edmond Rostand
It's the last day of the blogfest. I've had so much fun reading your kissing scenes. It's going to be difficult to pick the winners. You all did a wonderful job. Bravo!
 I will confer with my fellow judges, and hopefully we'll have the winners picked within a few days.
Sweet, sizzling, fiery, awkward, mind-blowing. We want to read your kissing scenes.
The rules are simple:
1. Sign up on the linky list and post the badge on your blog.
2. On one of the days of the week of September 9th, post a kissing scene on your blog. It can be either fiction or non-fiction.
3. Please do not exceed 250 words.
4. This is a blogfest, so visit the other participants and have fun!
But wait! This is more than a blogfest.
We're offering prizes!
The scenes will be judged by these amazing romance authors: Cecilia Robert, Laurelin Paige, Kyra Lennon, and Christine Rains. (Hey, that's me!) We will choose three posts to win these awesome prizes.
Prize 1 - A critique of a kissing/intimate scene from your WIP (not exceeding ten pages). Critiques will be done by Cecilia Robert, Kyra Lennon, and Christine Rains.

Prize 2 - A critique of a kissing/intimate scene from your WIP (not exceeding five pages). This critique will be done by Laurelin Paige and Christine.

Prize 3 - A critique of a kissing/intimate scene from your WIP (not exceeding one page). This critique will be done by Cecilia and Christine.

Cecilia, Kyra, Laurelin, and I will each choose one of our favorites to give out some fantastic ebooks.
Laurelin - FIXED ON YOU
Christine – All six volumes of the 13th Floor series.

My final kissing scene is from my unpublished superhero romance, SUPER FAMOUS.
“I think you're afraid of letting someone get to know the real you. Everyone knows the superhero, but not the woman underneath. Even your friends and family only know the persona you've created for yourself.”

It's what the world wanted. What she wanted. No one was interested in the daughter of a well-to-do lawyer who had nothing going on for herself. Everyone wanted the Silver Skipper. Even her family and friends wanted that powerful character. Being a superhero was what she was good at. Not just good, she was excellent. Without it, she was nothing.

And who was he to point this out to her?

“I'm not afraid.” She repeated, chin up.

“Then prove it. H—”

Oakley mashed her mouth to his. Her arms wound around his middle to pull him flush against her. It was even more sensational without the wine and chocolate. It was all Benniton. Hard, male, and tasting lightly of mint.

Their lips parted at the same time and tongues rolled vying for dominance. His hands slid up over her hips to rest on the small of her back, holding her tight as if she might try to escape. Her fingers dug into his shoulder blades. She wasn't going anywhere right now.

The kiss lasted several seconds, maybe even a few minutes. The sizzle fried her inner clock.

When they stopped to catch their breath, he pressed his forehead against hers and grinned. “I was only going to ask you to have dinner with me.”


  1. Hi Christine - sounds a wonderful prize to win your 13th floor series ... and congratulations on your full series - well done .. love the steps ... Cheers Hilary

  2. Love this blogfest and the prizes are awesome. Well done on the launch (I've seen '13' everywhere!) :D X

  3. Congratulations on getting the full series. I'll look out for the epub version for my Sony.

  4. "Only going to ask you to have dinner with me" - Cute! Thanks again for hosting the blog fest. It was fun!

  5. I love the way you set this up. I didn't hear about the blogfest until today so am not signed up, but I've seen The 13th Floor advertised everywhere. Congratulations!

  6. What a great scene! This was delightful.

  7. Lovely, just dare a girl and see what happens. Oops, it was only going to be a dinner invitation, well, good, now he'll have to wait and see if dessert will be as good as the appetizer!

  8. Can't believe it's already the last day of the blogfest!

    And ooh, a superhero romance? Fun! I love these two together already. :D

  9. Thank you all. It's hard to believe it's the last day too. And to think I have to judge all those awesome entries. I can't pick just one!

  10. Wonderful scene, Christine. So excited about your complete series being out.


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