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dark witch - excerpt

Fall Into the Story kindly shares an excerpt for Dark Witch - Nora Roberts' book 1 of The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, that will be on stores on October 29. 
FOUR Loooooooong Weeks... 
This excerpt will make you want to be the first - no problem in being second :) just saying - in line to get it....

Lingerie in Literature

Mmm…" She examined the piece herself. Silk, seed pearls at the bodice. "Probably about one-fifty."
"One hundred and fifty? Dollars?" He shook his head in disgust. "One good tug and it's a rag."

Instantly she bristled. "Our merchandise is top-quality. It will certainly hold up to normal wear."

"Honey, a little number like this isn't designed for normal." He cocked a brow. "Looks about your  size."
"You keep dreaming, Piasecki." She tossed her coat over the love seat. "The point of good lingerie is style, texture. The sheen of silk, the foam of lace. Ours is designed to make a woman feel attractive and good about herself-pampered."
"I thought the idea was to make a man beg."
"That couldn't hurt," she tossed back.

Night Smoke


Underwear is a visually powerful tool, but how does it fare in the written word?



He saw with delight that she wore …

northern lights

Besides, you can't really see this from inside."
"See what?"

"Look up, Lower 48."

He looked where she pointed and lost his breath. "Holy God."

"Yeah, I always thought it was holy. A natural phenom caused by latitude, sunspots and so on. Scientific explanations don't make it less beautiful, or magical."

The lights in the sky were green with shimmers of gold, hints of red. The long, eerie streaks seemed to pulse and breathe, bathing the dark with life.

"The northern lights show best in the winter, but it's usually too damn cold to appreciate them. Figured this was a good night for the exception."

"I've heard of them. Seen pictures. It's not like the pictures."

"The best things never are.

Northern Lights


3 great places to watch the northern lights in America  Right now, you may see the aurora borealis – also known as the northern lights – from northern California to the Texas Panhandle to the…

Ballerina Irina Dvorovenko: ‘All Artists Are Very Vulnerable’

“All ballet dancers, all artists, are very vulnerable,” Dvorovenko said. “There are so many insecurities because it’s a huge responsibility and you’re dealing with discipline, routine and pain. From an early age, you have to learn how to control yourself. And have tremendous inner strength.” “The ballet world is pretty hidden,” Dvorovenko continued.  “We dedicate our life to it. The audience sees beauty, grace, glamour, lightness, passion. Behind the curtain it’s a very difficult routine and strict discipline.”