Thursday, February 6, 2014

Thursday Taster, February 6, 2014 ~ Compound Interest

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Today is a reprint of a Tantalyzing Tuesday Teaser that I have been asked expand into a full story which I have decided to do. See what you think and let me know by leaving me a comment below the individually listed participating authors links before you leave me to read their posts. Follow the link in the title to the original post for comments.


The Senator-Elect’s wife walked into the room with an air of confidence and gardenia. Standing in silk, satin and Versace, she started to remove her kid gloves, a look of distain casting a dark shadow over her beautiful Mediterranean features.

“Bobby”, a deep breath of ill-placed privilege followed.



“Peaches….” he smiled with assurance.
“I am addressed as Mrs. Lancaster, now, Bobby. What do you want?”

“I want the return-on-my-investment. And I am here to collect it.”

“You can’t possibly be serious. ”

“You must think I am…you’re here,” he replied, crossing his legs.

“It’s been….How did you find......?” a small crack in her voice revealed the broke, pregnant college freshman she once was.

“……twenty-one years. Does it really matter?"

Bobby rose, closed the distance between them in but a few long strides, and sighed. He placed his long black fingers at her throbbing, alabaster temple and gently pushed the soft-auburn curls from her face then traced the elegant curve of her cheek down her face, along her jawline to the hard-pounding, heated pulse in the small of her throat, where he placed his thumb. She flushed with panic.

"You owe me $350.00 and twenty-one years compound interest. So….it’s you or a Senator.”



Participating Authors
Aine P. Massie      Rose Anderson    


6 comments :

  1. So masterful a moment. Perfectly executed wwith your words that conjure up all the visuals. I can't wait to find out how this story continues. Fab taster

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  2. Nicely done! I think you should continue with it- I'm curious about why she owes him and how she managed to elude him for 21 years.

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  3. Hmmm well done.... but shy is she indebted to this maniacal person??? would love to see this expanded :) hugs T

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  4. Such cool tension. I want to know more.

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  5. she should give him the $350 and get rid of him. his presence 21 yrs later doesn't bode we.. :o)

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