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Sunday Snippet

August 10, 2014

Here is a snippet from ONE KISS.

The cab turned onto Hudson, and Dean caught a glimpse of a couple locked in a passionate embrace under a streetlamp. The woman’s sparkly tiara was askew and the man was missing his shirt, but that didn’t seem to deter them one bit. “Why do you think people kiss at midnight?”

Kat smiled at him. “You get cursed if you don’t. If you can’t find someone to kiss, all you have to look forward to is bad luck, hairy palms, and failed online dating attempts all year long.”

He laughed. “Yeah, everyone knows that, but how do you think it began? I mean, how did it get decided that if you don’t kiss someone at midnight, your year is doomed?”

She ran her index finger over her bottom lip as she thought it over. “Well, that whole make loud noises and be obnoxious at midnight thing is supposed to keep the demons away, so maybe it has something to do with that. Maybe a kiss is a protection as well, a safeguard of some sort, to keep evil away from you in the New Year.”

“So, celibacy is evil then?”

“Some people might argue that it is.”

big bottle of champ new year

3 Comments leave one →
  1. August 10, 2014 1:59 pm

    OMG, that’s a scary thought, lol. You gave me lots of visuals in this snippet. Love it!

  2. August 11, 2014 5:32 pm

    That’s a big one. He’s also cute.

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