Here's something from my unpublished MS, By Hook or By Crook. I'm currently in the process of querying agents about this one:
Sunday, April 10, 2011
"It's hard not to be jumpy around you when you keep getting under my clothes somehow," Ivy said with asperity.
"Don't worry. Nothing on the agenda tonight except a backrub," Joe assured her. He said it mostly to allay her fears -- he usually said that kind of thing to a woman just before he pounced -- but he realized that he meant it. He needed to move slowly with a woman like Ivy, his instinct told him. He needed to test the waters, letting her get accustomed to what was between them. Tonight, he wanted to break down a few more barriers between them.
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