Welcome to another Weekend Writing Warriors post!
Thank you to everyone who commented last week on my snippet from GIB AND THE TIBBAR! This story is in the EMBRACE THE ROMANCE: PETS IN SPACE 2 anthology, a USA Today Bestseller. Here’s another snippet…
Set-up: This snippet follows immediately after last week’s where Gib has asked to walk Vilarra home from the commoner’s party. Enjoy…
She glanced up at him through her long, dark lashes. “That would be nice. But…I still haven’t changed my mind.”
Reaching for her hand, he interlaced his fingers with hers. “And I’m still okay with that. But I’m afraid if I don’t escort you home now, you’ll fall asleep where you’re standing, and I won’t know where to take you.”
She squeezed his fingers. “How very sweet.”
Sweet. Not a word he wanted to be described as, but he’d take it in comparison to what she’d called him the night before.The sweetest Defender. #WeWriWa from GIB AND THE TIBBAR #scifirom #PetsinSpace Click To Tweet
About GIB AND THE TIBBAR:
A Novella in the Galactic Defenders Series
A dedicated Defender to the core, Gib is willing to go to any planet the Galactic Alliance sends him. That is, until he’s sent with his squad to Hemera for their Alorama ceremony, far from any threat of Erebus invasion and with no chance for promotion.
Vilarra has lived on Hemera all her life, working hard in the kitchens of the royal palace until she achieved lead hand. But learning of the universe beyond her world reveals her insignificance and shreds her sense of accomplishment and purpose.
With the help of a furry, little tibbar, Gib is determined to win the affection of Vilarra, prove to her how significant she is to him and the people who depend on her. But will his personal mission be cut short before he has the chance to win her heart?
About the USA Today Bestselling anthology:
The pets are back! Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2, featuring twelve of today’s leading Science Fiction Romance authors brings you a dozen original stories written just for you! Join in the fun, from the Dragon Lords of Valdier to a trip aboard award-winning author, Veronica Scott’s Nebula Zephyr to journeying back to Luda where Grim is King, for stories that will take you out of this world! Join New York Times, USA TODAY, and Award-winning authors S.E. Smith, M.K. Eidem, Susan Grant, Michelle Howard, Cara Bristol, Veronica Scott, Pauline Baird Jones, Laurie A. Green, Sabine Priestley, Jessica E. Subject, Carol Van Natta, and Alexis Glynn Latner as they share stories from some of their popular series!
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