Tuesday, 14 February 2012

It's getting hot in here!


I have been SO looking forward to the "Is It Getting Hot In Here?" blogfest! Thanks to Hope and Cassie for setting this up! You girls rock!

So, onto my post! I am sharing one of my favourite kisses from a piece I wrote a few years ago, which may or may not end up as a publishable book one day! The scene involves Leah and Andy (whose name will change eventually, but at this point, Andy will do for now lol!). These characters have been working together for a few months, and there has been a lot of tension between them, mainly because Andy enjoys making Leah's working day very difficult. Here's what happens during one of their more epic fights (but cut down to fit the word count!)

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I turned away, ready to open the door for him to leave before I ended up punching him in the face for being so smug, but he grabbed my wrist and pulled me back to him. As I stumbled against him, I clung to his waist to keep myself from falling over. My fingers twitched with longing as they gripped the taut muscles beneath them, his hands grasped my hips, and he crushed his lips against mine. His mouth was hot, kissing me with a fierce hunger, making me feel a thousand different things at once. With every touch of his lips, my anger was replaced with excitement, passion and….relief. His tongue slid into my mouth and his fingers dug into my sides, keeping me close.

‘No, no, this can’t happen!’ a voice said from the depths of my mind, ‘This is insane! Stop it. Now!’

Coming to my senses slightly I pulled away from him, my heart racing. I couldn’t speak, I could barely breathe.

“Don’t even try telling me you want me to stop,” Andy said, huskily.

There was something like desperation in his voice, and I was torn between my determination not to let him get to me, and my need lose myself in him for just a bit longer. While I hesitated, he lowered his face towards mine and kissed me again.
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Happy Valentine's Day everyone!



65 comments:

  1. Andy you say ... very subtle! :P

    I've read this scene before but it never gets old. Such wanting, coupled with Leah's level headed desire to get as far away as possible.

    It's explosive, and I think you described the sensations of the kiss as well as Leah's thoughts wonderfully.

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    1. Hahaha, I contemplated tagging you on that part because I knew you'd laugh! :p

      Thanks for the comments, I really enjoyed writing this one!

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  2. I love how she starts out wanting to punch the guy, and then... phew!! nice and hot :) Thank you for sharing this!

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    1. Hee hee, it's that fine line between hate and, well...lust! :D

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  3. I agree. LOVE the change in emotions! So well done! :)

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    1. Thanks Kelley, I adore this scene! :D

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  4. I can see why it's one of your faves. You accomplish a lot with few words. Nicely done!

    Thanks for sharing. I'm #52 on the hop.

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  5. Oh... lovely little scene here! :D

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  6. I don't think she backed away that second time. : ) HOT!

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    1. Ha, I couldn't possibly give anything more away! ;)

      Thanks, Emily!

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  7. Wow! That is intense in such a short number of words. I wish I could create a mood so concisely! Awesome job.

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    1. Oh, you totally can. Your entry was great!

      Thanks Susan! :D

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  8. Oh my, I think I need my smelling salts and a paper fan. I'm swooning over here. What an intense scene.

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    1. What a compliment! Thank you very much! <3

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  9. Ooo, my tummy tingled when he said, "Don't even try telling me you want to stop." Sooo good! Very swoony! :D

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    1. Ohhh, I love that line too, it's so confident and sexy! :D Thanks, Cortney!

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  10. determination not to let him get to me, and my need lose myself in him for just a bit longer

    LOVE that.

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  11. Nice job. I'm with Jolene. I love that line.

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    1. W00t! I'm glad everyone liked that line so much! :D

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  12. Love those breath stealing kisses! Great scene :)

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    1. Thank you! I have written a LOT of kisses but this one will always be a favourite, I think!

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  13. My fav is when characters are at odds and end up together. The tension of back and forth is so exciting! Who in their right mind can turn down such hot forbidden fruit??? Well done!!

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    1. Absolutely! I really enjoy writing this kind of sexual tension :D Thanks for commenting!

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  14. Nice. I'd like to know more about these two.

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    1. Hopefully you will get a chance to soon, I am thinking about publishing this one once it has had some edits!

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  15. I love conflicted kissing scenes, great job!

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  16. Fighting should always lead to kissing:) Great Scene!

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  17. Why do the ladies always protest so much? So our men will fight all the harder for our kisses! We love that!! Very nicely done! I'm a new follower via the bloghop!

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    1. Ha, that is so true!

      Thanks for commenting, I am following you too! :D

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  18. Great build up of resistance! Love the forbidden kiss :) Happy Valentine's day Kyra!

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    1. Forbidden kisses are so much fun to write!

      Happy Valentine's Day to you too! <3

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  19. Oh ho ho! Don't stop no way! I love love love that line from him. Makes me want to reach through the screen and kiss him!

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  20. Nice story. I am learning so much by reading these romantic encounters :)

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    1. Lol, yes there is a lot to be learned from all of these kisses! :D

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  21. So hot and bothered:) She needs to give in.....wait I hear my hubby calling....Good writing

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  22. Excellent. I enjoyed the tension, the desperation. Nice one! :)

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  23. I loved this! OMG! More!
    Great job!

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    1. I'm really enjoying how many people are interested in this! Thanks, Ashley!

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  24. This is great. I especially love how she wants to be mad at him and lose herself in him at the same time! That ROCKS! So cool! Great job!

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    1. Leah has a very tough time figuring out her feelings because she actually kind of hates him lol!

      Thanks Leigh!

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  25. Yummy, tasty :) Sounds like a lifetime romance in the making.

    Uh, there was a word count? I looked everywhere for it. I wouuld have went over anyway . .

    ....dhole

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    1. Lol, there wasn't originally a word count, but later Cassie posted that it should be 250 words. I think a lot of people missed that post though, so I don't think it matters too much!

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  26. Great release of tension in this scene. Conflicting emotions seem to be the stuff of first kisses. This is going to be some hot release, I can tell.

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    1. Thank you! Conflicting emotions are always fun to write!

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  27. Nice! There's chemistry between these two. I'm glad they finally got together!

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    1. Oh yes, the chemistry is VERY strong! :D

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  28. Life is so fragile, so unpredictable ... you just have to go with what your heart tells you, right? Great entry. Thanks for always visiting my blog and chatting awhile. It means a lot. Roland

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    1. Thanks Roland!

      I really do love your blog, it's so interesting and beautifully written! :D

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  29. I like this entry a lot. Thanks for sharing!!

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  30. Great description! I like that you included the internal dialogue, because that made it even more realistic. I also especially like the name Leah for a character; I've thought about using it too in the future.

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    1. Thanks! I love the name Leah, it just really seemed to fit the character. I can't imagine her having any other name now!

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  31. ooo... super hot and steamy! Love it!
    Nice to meet you too! :)

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  32. Oh! well.. that is love wright or wrong!:)

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