Weekend Writing Warriors–Caught!

Published April 13, 2014 by Sandra Sookoo


Welcome to Weekend Writing Warriors, a group of authors sharing eight sentences of a work in progress or a published book. To see a list of all participants, click here.

Today I’m sharing a snippet from my latest Regency romance TO BED OR TO WED. It’s the second book in the Darrington family series and the sequel to Marriage Minded Lord. ALSO, I have two paperback copies up on Goodreads in a giveaway. Enter it here.

Set-up: This snippet comes from the following chapter from the other snippets. It’s the next evening. Charlotte can’t sleep so she’s exploring the darkened house and is caught snooping outside the marquess’s study.


ToBedOrToWed_FinalV1_300px-sml“For the love of all that’s holy, woman, come in and be quiet about it.” The marquess hissed the request. “And shut the door behind you. I’d rather not be trapped in parson’s mousetrap due to spies or the carelessness of a stubborn female.”

Charlotte’s heart dropped into her stomach then that organ lurched into her toes. Surprise held her captive, but she stumbled into the room and, with shaking hands, followed instructions. Once the latch clicked on the lock, she turned around to face him. “First of all, I want it to be entirely

You can purchase To Bed or To Wed at:

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/To-Bed-Wed-Darrington-family-ebook/dp/B00J24F9LU/ref=pd_rhf_se_p_tnr_2

Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/to-bed-or-to-wed-sandra-sookoo/1118892579?ean=2940045741743

ibookstore: http://ibookstore.com/products.php?i=B00J24F9LU

All Romance ebooks: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-tobedortowed-1452830-160.html

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/415829


Here’s the blurb:

When an impromptu kiss captures the imagination, either a spark will ignite or family interference will snuff the match.

Charlotte Darrington adores being adored by the men in her circle. She’s in London at the request of her mother, and though her parent wants her to find an eligible gentleman and start a family, Charlotte delays. In her heart of hearts, she wants a man who can hold his own and won’t be cowed.

Nathan Brigham, Marquess of Ravenhurst, is annoyed with the interfering redhead leading his nephew into the evergreen maze. When he would have delivered a dressing down, she stops his words with a kiss. No matter that he finds her attractive and a welcome distraction from his darkly brooding life, he refuses to succumb to Charlotte’s charms. Above everything, he won’t become the savage man his father was.

Once they return to London from a house party at his country estate, the two can’t avoid each other. Stolen kisses and heated glances in shadowy halls as well as a questionable visit to White’s draw them closer. He can’t forget the demons from his past while her persistence to hear a declaration begs the question: to bed or to wed?

Thanks for stopping by! Find out more about the book and me by visiting my website! To see the rest of the authors participating in the Weekend Writing Warrior group, click here. Or the Sunday Snippet Facebook page, click here.

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14 comments on “Weekend Writing Warriors–Caught!

  • Oh boy, this is funny. I’d never heard the term parson’s mousetrap, but that is a delicious term! And leaving off a few words either intentionally or not…well I’m wanting to know how that line ends!

  • The missing words caught me off guard briefly, but then I realized it was meant to be a cliffhanger. Now you got me wondering how that sentence finishes ;). I like the chemistry between them, great snippet. I really should visit your snippets more often.

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