I'm offering snippets of STAR LIGHT, STAR BRIGHT, Book 2 in the Triple Star Ranch series of the #CheyenneCowboys. This tale is a May-September m/m romantic suspense. Henry Bright is doing his rounds and returns to the clinic. He hadn't expected to find Trip in there making repairs.
Henry pushed open the veterinary center and stopped dead, his heart hammering in his chest. A hot man lay on the floor of the clinic, his upper torso and shoulders hidden under the sink. But the powerful thighs encased in taut denim flowing down to feet in scuffed boots made his cock stand up and salute. Sweet Jesus, please let him work on the sink all day.
“Everything okay down there?” He called out to the man under the counter to let him know he’d come in.
“Yeah, should be right in a minute. Just had to replace the U-bend down here to stop it leakin’.” Trip’s voice echoed hollowly as his triceps bunched with his work under the sink. “There, that should do it.” He wriggled his way out from under the counter and sat up.
Henry damn near swallowed his tongue. Despite Trip’s age, he still had hard pecs and ripped arms. The man carried his years very well and Henry had the unreasoning urge to tear his t-shirt off to count the abs. Instead, he shoved his hands in his jeans pockets to keep from grabbing Trip, and to hide the burgeoning bulge in his crotch.
“Now it should work.” Trip pulled himself to his feet using the counter and turned the water on.
A groan rent the air before a huge clunk sounded and water sprayed out from under the sink like a power-washer wand. Trip yelped and reached for the taps while Henry jumped in the same direction. Trip managed to get the water turned off, but his feet slipped and he headed for the floor. Henry leapt for him to keep Trip’s head from hitting the counter and they collided, which made Trip lose his grip on the tap. They landed hard in a heap on the wet floor with Henry wrapped around the older man.
Damn he smells good.
Now, ain't he lucky? ;) There are several great authors on the Weekend Writer Warriors list, the Snippet Sunday Facebook group, and the Rainbow Snippets Facebook group. A few of my favorites are, P.T. Wyant, Karen Michelle Nutt, Veronica Scott, Jessica Subject, J.D. Walker, Addison Albright, and Iris Blobel. Here's the blurb to STAR LIGHT, STAR BRIGHT:
Sometimes the brightest stars need to come home…
Henry Bright has a picture-perfect life as a rising star in the country rock scene—fortune, fame, and more lovers than he can shake a stick at. But something is missing. The glitz of Nashville is nothing more than glitter and tinfoil. Searching for authenticity in his life, he completes his DVM in veterinary medicine and returns to Wyoming. He takes a job as a vet at the Triple Star Ranch, hoping to find meaning and connection. He just didn’t expect to find love.
Trip Colton’s wife died over thirty years ago and he figured that was it for love. But the moment he meets Henry, he can’t get the younger man off his mind. The problem is, he’s never been attracted to a man before and the realization throws him for a loop. Dating is hard at any age, but Trip’s out of practice and wooing a man is completely different than wooing a woman.
When Henry’s former manager, Jordie, tracks him to Wyoming and begs the star to come back to the music biz, tensions damage the fragile connection between Henry and Trip. Jordie will do anything to convince Henry to return, even playing on his prejudices and hinting at Trip’s infidelity. But when the bank keeps calling with alerts on Henry’s accounts, he suspects there’s more going on with Jordie than a simple comeback music tour. Ultimately, Henry must choose where his heart lies, and who to trust, before he loses more than his chance at love.
STAR LIGHT, STAR BRIGHT is available now:
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Three Lakes Books
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