An exclusive excerpt of Chapters 1 & 2 from Sugar Jamison's Thrown for a Curve (February 25, 2014) is available on Heroes and Heartbreakers to members. Please log in or register to read the full excerpt.
WHEN YOU’RE A BIG GIRL
Cherri has often wished she were thin and graceful like a ballerina instead of being a six-foot-tall blonde with curves that require serious caution. Surely a charming Irishman like her new boss Colin, with his throaty brogue and to-die-for bod, would never go for someone like Cherri. Unless maybe he’s looking for the exact opposite of a delicate lass?
THERE'S MORE OF YOU TO LOVE
When Colin hired Cherri to work in his furniture-restoration shop, he had his eyes, first and foremost, on her artistic talents. But now he can’t help but see Cherri for the lush, spirited beauty that she is…and, soon enough, he finds himself mixing business with pleasure. But Cherri turns out to be more vulnerable than she appears. Is she in need of more than Colin can give? Or could it be that a feeling stronger than lust has him thrown for a curve?
I feel pretty …
“Almost finished.” A heavy blast of breath-stealing hair spray hit Charlotte Rudy just above her crown.
That’s thirty-two times. She had counted every last spray as she sat cross-legged on the floor between her grandmother’s substantial thighs.
Thirty-two sprays and fifty-five minutes.
She didn’t have to look in the mirror to know that long gone was her mass of unruly waves. Armed with a comb and a can of chemicals, her grandmother had turned her once soft hair into a golden steel helmet.
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