Hi! I’m Randi Alexander, and I write cowboy erotic romance.
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The excerpt I included with my blog today is one of the most romantic in the first part of Chase and Seduction – in my opinion. Everyone has their own idea of romance. A quiet walk down a leaf-strewn country road in the fall. A bench in a city park where people watching is as colorful as the fall leaves on the trees.
Some people like a dinner at a restaurant and a movie in a theater, and others enjoy staying home and snuggling while watching television. Pizza delivery always comes in handy for these dates! How about those lucky enough to have a fall getaway to somewhere with sunny days, cool, crisp nights, and a bonfire under the stars.
When I read a book, I love to be swept away by the romance, no matter where it occurs. I like to engage my heart in a story, whether I’m laughing or crying or saying “Ohhhhh!” That tender connection between a couple is what makes me fall in love with the characters – and with the author who can overwhelm me every time I pick up one of their books.
Chase laughed, then sobered. His fingers slid under her hair, caressing her neck softly as he said, “You are a beautiful woman.”
She’d often been called beautiful-but-healthy, which referred to those extra forty pounds that made the difference between being a model, and being just plain Reno Linden.
He ran his fingers up the back of her head. “Your hair is like satin. And I’ve never seen eyes that color. Amber.”
Trying to keep from grinning, she teased, “Reno.”
He laughed. “No, your eyes are amber.” Seconds slipped by before he tipped his head and brushed his lips over hers.
She closed her eyes and parted her lips to breathe in his essence.
With a groan, his arm came around her waist, and he pulled her closer. His tongue danced with hers, the unexpectedly sweet taste of tequila and tobacco making her hungry for more of him.
Chase ended the kiss then pressed his lips to her temple and began swaying them in a slow dance. Quietly, he sang, “You’re the one I’ve been looking for, You’re the light behind that hidden door, Can’t figure out where you’ve been all my life, but I don’t wanna be without you anymore.”
Something melted inside her as he sang the song he dedicated to her from the stage. This was where she belonged, in his arms, where she fit perfectly, a lost puzzle piece at last finding its place.
He said, “Look at me, Reno.”
My first release, Chase and Seduction, is available from The Wild Rose Press’ Wilder Roses catalog in the Cowboy Kink line.
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