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May 31, 2014

Cover Reveal - Cherished Moments by Mickie Sherwood

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Cherished Moments by Mickie Sherwood

Cherished Moments
Senator Jordan Dupré is reluctant to revisit her past. That thought crumbles at the sight of Deacon Burke. His commanding presence and charming smile transports her back to her youth. Back then, she kissed, loved, lied, and left him—taking a life-changing secret with her.

Scorned by Jordan’s dishonesty, Deke swears he never wants to see her lying face again. However, his heart knows better, and he never stops thinking of her.

When Jordan’s husband is killed, Deke is summoned to the Senator’s aid, by an unlikely source— Unfortunately, he brings a secret of his own.

Will secrets from their past reignite their cherished moments?

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Content/Theme(s): African American, Mystery & Suspense, Sweet
Release Date: April 18, 2014
Topaz Publishing
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The evening was hot and humid—true South Louisiana weather. Nonetheless, Jordan continued to dance away her troubles. Soon, the denseness of the crowd intensified the temperature. When the tempo of the music slowed, relief rushed over her. This ballad presented the perfect opportunity to sneak off the dance floor. Now she could catch her breath. Jordan strategically mingled at various tables, leaving a few cordial words at each one. With polite gestures, she worked her way from the crowd's core. Beyond the music stage, she spotted a sweet shady spot.

While she imagined herself seated in the space, someone groped her from the rear. Shocked, Jordan jumped. Simultaneously, the person pinned her arms in front of her. Jordan panicked—her body was being held against her will. Movements restricted, her attacker flipped her around with ease. He pressed his face against hers, and then moved his lips backwards until they rested upon her ear.

"Calm down, Senator," he said gruffly.

The sound of the male’s voice made her cringe. “Luther. Are. You. Insane?" In her unflattering position, Jordan tried constantly to escape without garnering attention. However, the fifty-year-old, former boxer was much too strong. He crushed her body against his.

Alcohol oozed from Luther’s pores and irritated her nose. His arms were locked so tight, that she found it difficult to breath. When she finally inhaled, his stale odor filled her lungs.

"What’s this all about, Luther?” She struggled and pushed against him.

"Ah, Jordan. I just want a dance." Undoubtedly inebriated, his words were jumbled together.

Luther forced her to take a couple of awkward turns. Using brute force, he gyrated his chunky body into hers. Jordan felt battered by his assault. Turning her head, she looked into his blood shot eyes. There, she saw callousness in the depth of his soul.

She resisted. "I'm only going to say this once," she warned. "Take your hands off me."

Her demand seemed to incense him, as he tightened his grip. “Get off your high horse, Jordan." He enunciated each word, drooling as he spoke. "I've had my eyes on you for a long time. You need a man in your life. You know it too. Just being near me makes you quiver."
Purchase links:   Topaz     Amazon     ARe     B&N
Other titles by Mickie Sherwood:
Christmas Crush

Slow Sweet
Cutie &
the Cowboy
Hot Sauce
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1 comment:

  1. I loved showing off my newest sweet read, Cherished Moments, at Cover Reveals. Thanks a heap.
    Mickie Sherwood
    ~~Sweet, spicy romance – a heartbeat away! ~~


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