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Saturday 2 April 2016

#MySexySaturday The mob boss' daughter making the wiseguys feel at home... #romanticsuspense

Welcome to the 135th week of My Sexy Saturday.
This week’s theme: Bring It Home for Sexy

Readers, please visit us at our new Author Central where we’ll be sharing even more from our authors besides Saturday’s snippets. We’d love to have each and every one of you there as we’re starting new things this month with fun and prizes along the way.

This week’s theme is Bring It Home for Sexy and once again, it can be for any genre. This theme is our nod to burning the home fires and the love that goes with that scene. Every one has their idea of what home means and what it means when they’ve found that one special lover. It can be in a log cabin, a space ship or a home built for that love. It can be near or far, on this world or even another.

A snippet from mob romance, Always Cambridge...

Bodyguard Randy Phillips observes his charge... while ever so slowly, losing his heart.... 

Holly slaved all day in the kitchen. We’d gone grocery shopping and she’d bought enough food to feed an army. Her army, her troop of misfit Cambridges, myself included. She cooked a fantastic meal for all the guys who either didn’t have family, or didn’t have a place to go, or the ones that couldn’t be with their families because they had to be here at work protecting the Cambridge on Christmas. She was pretty ticked about that.  

The smells coming from the kitchen were incredible. My stomach growled in anticipation. I sat at one of the computers just off the kitchen. I placed myself there strategically so I could see her coming and going from the kitchen to the dining room table and back again. I actually thought about getting her lap top so that I could sit right in there, but I'd only be in the way. And I thought I was being a little pathetic too, just wanting to be near her.

She was the perfect hostess. She made every wise-guy there feel comfortable and at home. She served and fetched for everyone. I found myself watching her everywhere she went. She laughed and she joked. She knew individual things about every one of these guys so that she could hold a conversation with each of them. She knew all of their kid’s names. And more stuff about them that I didn’t even know. These guys were not just here to protect her. We weren’t just employees to her. She cared about us. She made us her family.  

A family. That was what she wanted, a family to love and to love her in return. She craved it from her father and her sister. From me. She wanted to be cared about. She wanted to look after people and have them look after her out of mutual feeling. I knew what that was like. To feel alone, like no one cared. There was no one to take care of her. Maybe that was why she and I had always clicked. Even when she was so young, we just wanted desperately for someone to give a shit about us. I ached for her. 

After supper was over and dessert had been cleared away, all the guys pitched in to help clean up and I watched her glow with happiness at the normalcy of it. These hardened callous men up to their elbows in sudsy water doing dishes and snapping tea towels at one another. 

His Only Duty is to keep her safe, but he can't save her...

The Always Cambridge Series chronicles the life of Holly Cambridge through her tumultuous childhood and violent teen years and the consequences that stem from being the daughter of mob boss, Bill Cambridge. 
 Holly Cambridge is just a typical kid, or so she thinks, until one day, she takes a good look around and realizes her friends don’t have bodyguards dogging their every step. At the age of sixteen, Holly is assigned a new bodyguard, Randy Phillips. He is a tall, muscular, God-like force in the young, impressionable and lonely girl’s life. He is her friend, her confident, her conscience, and the older man she adores beyond reason. 

Randy Phillips is fully aware of his young charge’s adolescent crush on him. Although he is flattered by the adulation, he maintains a safe distance and professional demeanour until Holly is wounded in a rival family blood feud, and the course of both their lives is changed forever. 

The Always Cambridge Series  - Follow the saga from the beginning...
eXtasy Books       Amazon

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