New Sexy Saturday: Sneak Peek THE PROUD AND THE PREJUDICED Modern Twist on Austen
"This week’s theme is Our Sexy New Year. As the New Year starts, what’s more fun than thinking about all those New Year resolutions. Or not. How about those things your characters did at the holiday parties?"
OK, well I don't have any excerpts for a New Years party, but I do have a party scene in The Proud and the Prejudiced: A Modern Twist on Pride and Prejudice. For those of you familiar with the Jane Austen classic, this is akin to the Netherfield Ball - but no white soup!
Alice turned to leave the dance floor and stopped just short of walking into Peter. Before she understood what was happening, he had taken her hands and tugged her toward him.
“Where’s Winnie?” she asked.
He furrowed his brow and peered at her through squinted eyes. “Why would she be here?”
He stepped forward as she resisted. “I’ve been dancing – I’m all sweaty.” She was, too. Her blouse clung to her chest, and her scalp was drenched.
“So am I.” He traced her face with his eyes and pulled her into his arms.
Her arms were trapped against his damp chest, so she had no choice but to circle them around his neck; but that only brought their bodies closer. They barely moved, their feet somehow turning them in a sluggish rotation, reminding her of slow dancing in high school. A tingly numbness enveloped her. She surrendered to it and laid her head against his shoulder, and he tightened his hold.
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