Onyx and Opal Sweet Romance for Valentine's Day #8Sunday #MFRWHooks #SnipSun

 


Genre: Sweet Romance, Historical Romance, Interracial Romance

Heat Level: 🔥

Word Count: Approximately 5900 words

Blurb

When Elias Król competed in the El Paso Decathlon on an August day in 1978, he was proud to take first place. Little did he know the best prize wasn't his hard-won trophy; it was the bond he would form with the sweet young woman taking his order at the fried chicken booth.

Madison Sanders wasn't looking for love while working at her family's concession stand, but love was about to find her in the form of a lanky red-haired athlete.

This short and sweet interracial romance with a guaranteed Happy Ever After is part of a developing series but it can also stand on its own. With a very low heat rating and no profanity, it is appropriate for both teen and adult readers.

Snippet

I'm sharing from the second chapter. The entire first chapter is available at the following link.

https://ornerybookemporium.blogspot.com/2022/02/onyx-and-opal-always-and-forever-book.html

“Hey, Darlin’, what can I do you for?”

The power of speech temporarily evaded Elias. He hemmed and hawed and cleared his throat. The big-hearted angel came to his rescue with a cool cup of iced tea.

“Don’t go chug-a-luggin’ it now, y’all don’t wanna give yourself a bellyache,” she warned.

Elias sipped the tea and blamed his flushed face on the heat.

“Thanks,” he said. “Sure is hot out today, ain’t it?”

“Sure is, and yet here us crazy fools are. Y’all are runnin’ in the heat, and I’m standin’ back here with sizzlin’ fry baskets and a grill. Y’all want somethin’ to eat, or do ya have another race to run?”

(Plus just a morsel more...)

“Nah, I’m done for the day. I’m ready to chow down,” Elias replied, glancing at his rescuer’s name tag. “Is there anything special that y’all recommend—um—Maddy?”

Buy Links

Price: $1.99 or free from Kindle Unlimited

Free to own between February 13 and February 17.

Amazon

https://amzn.to/33cnVHf

Books 2 Read

Price $1.99 from all sellers.

https://bit.ly/OnOpAFB2R

Odysee

Price 33 LBC (approximately 99 cents) for PDF

https://bit.ly/OnOpAFOdysee

Payhip

PDF for 99 cents plus any tip you care to leave to offset Payhip and Paypal fees.

https://bit.ly/OnOpAFPayhip

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11 comments:

  1. Hooray for depictions of positive interracial relationships.

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  2. I could feel the heat from here! Nice snippet!

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  3. Sensory descriptions and dialogue pull the reader in. for a nice, sweet read.

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  4. Sounds like a great story! I thoroughly enjoyed the snippet and felt like I was there from the terrific description.

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  5. Congratulations on the new release. Nice snippet.

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  6. Love the way she gets him talking. She's not shy. LOL

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  7. You're so versatile, Cie!

    Hope this does really well.

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  8. What a neat excerpt. Shows how shy he appears to be and her bouncy friendliness

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  9. This is a cute scene. Flows nicely and fun to read with the Southern expressions.

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