Second entry into the Inkinglettes Love Bites, Anti-Slush blog hop. I think seeing as I may be a judge (still being debated), it doesn't matter how many times I enter. And if there's a little story to tell, you have to just tell it. x
May the Force (of Love) Be With You.
Amy’s eyes followed Adam; head buried in papers unable to see where he was going let alone who was in the room. He sat at his desk, absorbed in his work. She’d loved Adam since he arrived six months, three weeks, two days and one hour and nine minutes ago; obviously love at first sight.
She knew he didn't have a girlfriend despite the many admires for his heart (and body). Being Valentine’s Day, it seemed right to send a rose and card with little clues that would lead him romantically to her. Too many Mills and Boon novels had diluted her thinking of the real world; love always the answer, the most powerful force in the universe and Amy was going to use that force on Adam today.
The tux wearing courier (with red bow tie) waltzed in singing his Valentine tune of love as he delivered Valentines. Eagerly, Amy watched Adam’s face light up as he opened his card and smelt the rose. His smoky eyes drifted across the office and Amy’s heart stopped, she daren’t breath. Her Mills and Boon romance was coming true as Adam walked with such purpose towards her, such intensity in his gaze.
There was no one else in the room; such was her passion for the man walking towards her. She didn't even notice Pete sitting next to her until Adam took him by the hands, gazing deep into his eyes.
I couldn't resist another opportunity to snack St. Valentine in his loved up moosh . be rude not to on today of all days. Happy Valentine's everyone. xxx
This was great, not sure if I should of but this made me laugh. Just brilliant. XReplyDelete
Hee hee, my hubby laughed when he read it and gave his approval. I think a laugh is apt in this situation . . .unless you're Amy ;-) xDelete
This was unexpectedly funny and lovely all at once! I'm with Laura - it caught me off guard and I laughed out loud!! :)ReplyDelete
Thank you. I tried to write seductively, romantically, but ended up with the laugh. What can you do? I never knew I had the comedy in my writing so woo hoo. xxxDelete
I wonder what Pete thought! Very funny. :)ReplyDelete
Yes, that's an angle to explore . . .oh for more words! xxxDelete
I'm with drmagoo...what did Pete think? Was he expecting to be swept off his feet too? Hee hee, loved this Elisabeth!ReplyDelete
Thanks Lisa. I'm hoping all was ok with Pete and Adam . . . I'm sure they were on the same wave length . . . . oh for more words. xDelete
Oh no! I have to admit, I laughed. :) Very nicely done. Poor Amy. Her Prince will come along some day.ReplyDelete
I'm sure Amy's prince will turn up one day. I'm glad it made you laugh. xxDelete
Lovely story a very romantic build up and a great twist!ReplyDelete
Just goes to show that true love never happens like it does in the pages of a Mills and Boon!
I know. . . I wanted to do a bit of romance as I do kinda like it . . . .xxDelete
Eat your heart out girlie - it's still love (says the writer of M:M fiction)ReplyDelete
Indeed it is so for Peter and Adam it's far away from Love Bites. xDelete
Lol.. How cool was that... I am just hoping that Peter is not his partner o he is going to want to know where that rose came from...xReplyDelete
Now there's a twist I didn't think of. . . . oh for a few more words lol. xxxDelete
Aw! Poor Amy, loved this brilliant build up then hit with the twist!ReplyDelete
Thank you. It's amazing what we have all come up with, twisting that knife. xxDelete
Nice way with the twist at the end... I dig it!ReplyDelete
Thank you. xxDelete
Made me smile, and felt badly for the poor girl! What a bummer! Good writing.ReplyDelete
Thanks Miranda. I'm pleased you liked it. xxDelete
I adore this line: "She’d loved Adam since he arrived six months, three weeks, two days and one hour and nine minutes ago". So sad & charming & well written. I'd like to follow this girl in more adventures--she's so emotionally accessible with her heart on her sleeve (love her!)ReplyDelete
Thank you Diane, such a positive, lovely comment!! I'd like to write more about her too; will have to think. . . .xxxDelete
So sad for her :( Very well written.ReplyDelete