Handbags, Books...Whatever

Handbags, Books...Whatever (http://www.vickibatman.blogspot.com) is the website of Vicki Batman, sassy writer of sexy and funny fiction. Handbag lover. Avid Jazzerciser. Mahjong player. Yoga practioner. Movie fan. Book devourer. Chocaholic. Best Mom ever. And adores Handsome.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Handbag and New Book!!! The REAL Truth #readromance #sweetromance

Here's a fun excerpt from Man Theory: 

"I have a theory about love.”

         Ethan's statement knocked me from the proverbial mountain top. Eyeing him, I clapped my hand across my mouth to stifle a giggle.

         From Day One at our new jobs at Prime Designs, Ethan and I had forged a friendship. I was the artsy heart-sy, emotional gal. Him--the technical, by-the-book pal. We ate an occasional dinner, watched a movie, whatever. Traded small gifts like coffee, a magazine, music. However, Ethan had never made an overture toward me.

         Translated: Nothing intimate.

         I'd said to myself, "Rats."

         For work, we'd traveled to Colorado Springs to attend a workshop on web design innovations. After check-in, I'd joined him at the bridge crossing the lake to decide about lunch before the meetings commenced.

         My six-one geek wearing rimless glasses, leaned against the railing and stared into the sparkling blue waters of the high mountain lake. The feathered fowl paddled by.

         Have his feelings changed?

         I asked in disbelief, "R-really? A theory...about love?"

And the real truth is:

Someone actually said "I have a theory about love" to me. My head went BING!!!! I had to write the line down and then pay attention. Meanwhile, all kinds of thoughts were racing through my brain. The story that evolved is nothing like what was said to me. Just the irresistible line. And now you know. 

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Angela Adams said...

Awesome how someone's simple comment leads to a great story!

Vicki Batman, sassy writer of sexy and funny fiction, blogger at Handbags, Books...Whatever said...

I know, Angela! That was such a special day to get that gift.

Ann Everett said...

I find listening in on other people's conversations will fuel my thoughts! Even though this was said directly to you, I'll be anyone within hearing distance stopped to listen!

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