Sunday Snippet: Jude’s Sweet Fire by Jessica McBrayer

Posted June 30, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet Tags: ,

Jude’s Sweet Fire

Author: Jessica McBrayer
Publisher: Mess of Geckos
Release Date: June 19, 2019
Series: Savannah Heat Hockey Romance #1
Genre: Contemporary Romance/Sports Romance


Knock, knock, knock!

I woke up on Saturday to a pounding on my door and a minor hangover. I glanced at my clock and saw it was already eleven in the morning. I grabbed my robe and crutches and hobbled to the front door.

Knock, knock, knock!

“I’m coming!”

Geesh. Impatient much. I opened the door to a huge bouquet of red roses and suddenly felt a wave of nausea roil through my stomach.

“I have a delivery for a Miss Megan James.”

I didn’t want them.

I knew who they were from. Oh, God. Why? Why now?

“That’s me,” I whispered. He handed the flowers to me. I set them down on the table by the door. “Thanks.”

The guy left, I shut and locked the door. I felt cold, though it must have been ninety degrees outside.

My shaking hand reached for the card.

My Dearest Megan,

I hope you like the roses. Your favorite. Have you forgotten about me? I haven’t forgotten about you. I’ve been watching you. I’m pleased you haven’t replaced me. You still need to lose that weight. I don’t like the short hair either. Let it grow out.

I’m concerned about the hockey player. I saw him kissing you, yesterday. You. Are. Mine. When will you get that through your head? You will always belong to me. No matter where you go or what you do, I’ll be there.

Yours eternally,

Charles ~

I felt the blood drain from my face and dropped the card. I covered my mouth and barely made it to the bathroom in time to throw up, over and over again. He’s been watching me. Oh my God. My stomach dry heaved at the thought.

I had to call off the date with Jude. I couldn’t drag him into this mess.

About the Book:

A sweet and sexy NHL captain.

A strong southern woman who unknowingly steals his heart.

A ruthless stalker who’ll stop at nothing to prevent their Happily Ever After.

When Jude Christensen, the Captain of the Savannah Heat hockey team, sets out on his morning run, he has no way of knowing that this particular run will change his life forever. Rescuing a tattered kitten from a feral dog leads him to meet Dr. Megan James, the captivating veterinarian who treats the cat, and catches his eye. 

Megan wonders about the man who doesn’t hesitate to pay for the treatment of a kitten that wasn’t even his own and as fate continues to throw them together, Jude and Megan explore their mutual attraction. 

But when Megan becomes the target of a stalker who doesn’t like the attention she is getting from the handsome Captain, things take a sinister turn. The stalker will stop at nothing to keep Jude away from “his” Megan. As the danger increases, Megan refuses to be intimidated, and Jude must find a way to save her life as he earns her heart.

Jude’s Sweet Fire is the suspenseful first installment in the Savannah Heat Sports Romance Series and includes a BONUS free novella download!

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About the Author:

Jessica McBrayer lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family. She enjoys reading voraciously as well as writing and is often daydreaming about her next book. A die-hard San Jose Sharks fan, you can find her during hockey season wearing her favorite player’s name on the back of her jersey and yelling at the TV. She never wants to find out what the world would be like without hockey in it.

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