Six Sentence Sunday – May 6, 2012: Six from An Unexpected Return #sixsunday

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on my excerpts each week.  I truly appreciate your time. :)

Today, my six comes from An Unexpected Return, the second story to be released May 30 as part of Decadent Publishing’s new science fiction romance line, Elatia.

This is a conversation between the heroine, Xia, and her trainer in erotic massage.
Jacobus has just told her about her first appointment.

“All right.” The words came out as a squeak. “Am I, um…? Do I have to sleep with him?”

He snorted in amusement. “Do you mean have sex with him, or literally sleep beside him in the bed?”

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44 Responses to Six Sentence Sunday – May 6, 2012: Six from An Unexpected Return #sixsunday

  1. Ryan Derham says:

    Can’t wait to hear the rest of that conversation. Great six, Jess!

  2. I enjoyed Jacobus’ quick wit with Xia’s question! So, now I’ll be wondering what is going to happen next.
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  3. Kylie Scott says:

    Well now, I wonder where this is going? Very nice 6!
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  4. Alix says:

    Oh I love your weaving of her naivety into the lead up of her first appointment. Beautifully done.
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  5. Karla Doyle says:

    Should be an interesting appointment!
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  6. “Trainer of erotic massage” I would love to read that job description! Love his literal play on words. Fun Six, Jess! Much success with your May releases! Woo-hoo!

  7. Lisa Fox says:

    Lol! It is good to clarify things!
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  8. Gem Sivad says:

    It’s clear from her question that sex is a definite possibility. Great six!
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  9. Cara Bristol says:

    Already I can see the potential in this story with his comment and her “training” in erotic massage. So creative, Jessica!
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  10. Cate Masters says:

    Uh oh, poor Xia hasn’t been fully prepared! Makes me feel for her, especially having to deal with a cocky instructor.
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  11. K.E. Saxon says:

    Lol! Nice come back. I wonder what the answer is? Love the cover, btw. Great six!

  12. Gemma Parkes says:

    Yes, l always thought that was a strange expression! Loved your snippet!
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  13. There’s something about involving training in the area of the erotic that is so…well, fun. :) I love how much you pack in small sentences. Says a lot about the scene and the characters. Loved it.
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  14. Paula Martin says:

    Wonder what the answer’s going to be? Great six!
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  15. LOL. I wonder what he told her to prompt her to ask that question & what she answers back to him. Great teasing six!
    Love the cover! :)
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  16. Nice cover! And this snippet is amusing–I want to see how Xia’s assignment goes!

  17. I can just see the impatience on the trainer’s face. Great six.

  18. I’ll be back to find out the answer! Great snippet. I love your voice.
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  19. Silver James says:

    Ha! I do like Jacobus. I have the feeling he’s going to “school” Xia. ;) Enjoyable 6 and good luck with the release!
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  20. Heh, I LOVE Jacobus’s response. Classic!
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  21. Ranae Rose says:

    Well, there *is* a difference between the two…although I can easily see one leading to the other! ;)
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  22. Ursula Grey says:

    Great six, Jessica. Can’t wait to find out what happens next…I love your cover:-) Very nice!
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  23. Sue says:

    do they have erotic massage for women??? communication is so very important – just so she knows :D
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  24. Dee Carney says:

    *snicker* Cute six!
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  25. OKay, now I NEED to know what happens!

  26. Pertinent question, LOL! Sounds like things are about to take a rather heated turn. ;c)
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  27. Elin Gregory says:

    Sensible question to ask, actually. Nice six :)
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  28. Eleri Stone says:

    Love his response:)
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  29. Carrie-Anne says:

    I love his witty response! And I love the cover.
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  30. S. J. Maylee says:

    Ha, ha, yes there is a difference, way to keep us hangin :) great 6!
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  31. Intriguing 6! And excited to hear about your releases and Decadent’s new line… Can’t wait to see where this is going… And your release day is my bday :)
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  32. This is off to an interesting start…hope you follow up next week with where you left off!
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  33. Indeed, definitions are the heart of any job well done. ;) Fun six, Jessica!

  34. Zee Monodee says:

    Lol. Poor thing, she sounds in a pickle! :)
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  35. Skye Warren says:

    Ah, love the humor! Sex should be fun :D

  36. I love his answer, but I suspect she’s questioning her career choice right now.
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  37. Love it, but I will need more of this, and soon! :)
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  38. J.C. Martin says:

    LOL. What a job! And I’m intrigued by your cover!
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  39. Jenna Jaxon says:

    Ah, that euphemistic phrase “sleep with someone.” I love how he calls her on it. I wonder what option she would take, given those two meanings? Loved this six!
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  40. Yea, that’s a pretty important distinction. Fun story! Looking forward to more. :)
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  41. Laura Kaye says:

    Oh, I want more of THAT conversation! :) Great six!
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  42. Looking forward to reading this one, and ALL the SF decadent titles in the new line :)
    Fab six, Jessica… but I wish you hadn’t stopped there! MORE?! hehe

  43. Pippa Jay says:

    *snorts into cup of tea* :D
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  44. Ha! Cheeky bugger isn’t he? lol Sounds like another good one Jess … and hey guess who has two thumbs and has currently started The Zurian Child? That’s right … this gal! … That may be funnier if you could see me pointing at myself with my two thumbs … anywho give the boogers big hugs and kisses from me!
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