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Saturday, 13 June 2015

#Saturday7 Is there anything sexier than a rugged yet sensitive cowboy? #MySexySaturday

Welcome to the 96th week of My Sexy Saturday.

This week’s theme is A Good Ole Sexy Time and think about things like the Dukes of Hazzard or maybe Nashville or the Appalachian Mountains. This week is about…well…normal people. You know, the boys next door, the good ole boys, the boys of summer and everything in between. There is nothing more sexy than a man at the beach or getting done with his chores or doing his best at any task. 

Farmhand anyone? Meet Griff... from mff erotic  
The Best of Both Worlds
(excerpt is cut and edited to fit the prompt and MSS rules)
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Single white female seeks perfect couple…


After participating in a threesome with her boyfriend and a female schoolmate, Antoinette Oakes finds herself alone. But Toni is less upset by the loss of her boyfriend than she is by the realization that her idea of the perfect relationship requires two people. A man and a woman.

The week before graduation, in the midst of setting up job interviews and apartment hunting in New York, Toni is summoned back home to Manchester, Georgia—a place she swore she’d never return to—and to a father she has no desire to see. The last thing Toni expects is to rekindle old feelings for her high school beau, Griffin, let alone reawaken a past infatuation with her former best girlfriend, Avery, with whom she once shared a passionate kiss and a little bit more.

But keeping her eye on the ultimate prize, Toni is determined to move to New York, where the impossible dream of finding that perfect couple just might be possible. Something the small town intolerant community she grew up in would never understand. Toni wants the best of both worlds and will settle for nothing less, even if that means leaving Griffin and Avery behind, for a second time.


EXCERPT


It was weird—as strong and as independent as I’d like to believe that I was, being back here made me realize just how much I’d missed having Griffin in my life. Back then, he’d been everything to me, rolled up in one. Without a mom, a father that hated my guts, and a best friend who couldn’t even look at me, Griff had become my whole world. My lover, my best friend, and yeah, even in a way, I guess he was like a parental figure. My moral code. God knew where my wildness would have taken me if not for him. Griff had let me be wild and foolish with him. But he had a slow and sturdy way about him. Like his daddy, I guess. They were good men. Hardworking, honorable, steady as they come, God-loving gentlemen to the end. I’d never gone wrong taking Griff’s advice. Sometimes just the strength and kindness he offered had been all I needed.

I closed my eyes tight, as tears rolled down my cheeks.

I heard the rumble of the tractor coming closer, then the blessed
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silence as the engine cut. The heavy crush of his well-worn work boots in the dirt, coming closer. I didn’t have to turn around. I knew it was Griff.


He sat down beside me, not even saying a word, and pulled me into his strong arms. I gave into the misery that hounded me. And just like always, Griff let me and he was there for me. I didn’t have to be tough. I didn’t have to do it alone. Not when I was with him. He’d shoulder it all if he could and I knew it.

Griff stretched out; his back on the blanket. He coaxed me to his chest and just let me cry it out. Stroking my hair and wiping my face, he mumbled little words of comfort and kissed my forehead, just waiting me out. As I calmed I listened to the slow and steady beat of his heart under my ear. How many afternoons had I spent, just like this, wishing we could stay like that forever?

I played with the button on his plaid shirt. “How’d you know?” I asked quietly. “That I needed you?”

He shrugged a broad shoulder. “I always knew.”  
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Have a Sexy Saturday!

2 comments:

  1. Good excerpt and intriguing story background.

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  2. This sounds really good. Very emotional and I like that.

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