Today’s theme is Friendship. I love to write frienship and family so it was a hard choice to find a snippet! I decided to toss up a quick sneaky peek at INSIDE OUT. INSIDE OUT is a friends to lovers book, one of my favorites to write. So Ella is not only friends with Elise, but with Cope as well…
INSIDE OUT by LAUREN DANE
copyright 2010, Lauren Dane
All Rights Reserved, Berkley Publishing Group
Releasing November 2
Damn. He caught her staring. Ella knew she blushed furiously, but the slow, sexy smile he sent her took the edge off her embarrassment, warming it into pleasure. She was emotional enough after Rennie’s speech, and she’d not-so-casually looked for him, only to find him with Raven and her friend again.
She watched, her insides warming up as he shook his head to whatever
they offered and looked to her, at first with surprise and then, when he’d caught her looking, sly pleasure.
“I say this because I love you. You need to bang that drum, Ella. Bang it like there’s no tomorrow,” Elise whispered into her ear.
“So romantic,” she murmured back, trying not to laugh.
“Don’t judge, El. Don’t judge. I’m gonna play rock band on my soon-to-
be-husband’s body all night long.”
At this, she lost her battle and giggled, right as Cope reached her, taking her hand.
“What’s this all about?” He kissed her knuckles again, casually but sparking heat.
“Elise is giving me her secret recipe for biscuits.” She smiled widely, and he raised his brows at her.
“Must be some kind of biscuits then by the look on your face.”
“Biscuits are serious business, Andrew. They’re irresistible, and you can never only have one.”
He drew her away from the crowd, back toward the house where it was quieter. “I really must try these biscuits. You’re clearly eating different ones than me, and while I’ve enjoyed them, I’m apparently missing out on something.”
Oh, how she wanted to be bold and say something suggestive just then. She didn’t really know how. It wasn’t that she was ashamed or anything, but she didn’t have much experience with this stuff.
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