#RainbowSnippets Feb 25, 2017 – Snapshots – Dropping Quarters

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group!

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Today is release day for Snapshots, my collection/box set of 11 short stories, so I’m going back to that for my snippet today. This one is from Dropping Quarters, from Luke’s 3rd-person POV:

Luke took a lengthy draw on his beer and followed his buddies to watch some pool. He saw a few Tigers uniforms among the players. He glanced around the room, but didn’t notice Cato among them.

Fuck him anyway. Luke had given him two openings and the man had shot them down. Fine, so he likely wasn’t Cato’s type—not the end of the fucking world. He wasn’t stupid, and he wasn’t going to make a third play for the man, either.

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About Snapshots

Whatever your romance reading preference — gay virgin, opposites attract, friends to lovers, or simply fun how-they-met stories — this collection contains a variety of sweet, contemporary, short gay romances, sure to make you smile.

Rewritten and re-edited, these stories were previously published singly and are available now in one collection!

Contains the stories: Cow Pie Bingo,  King Kong vs. The Skinny Pirate (also available as a FREE single), Born to Be Wild, The Straggler, Now and Forever, Moving On, Moving Along, Dropping Quarters, Nevermore, Photo Shoot, Okay, Then (Vows Series, 1.5)

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Blurb – Dropping Quarters

Luke’s looking for love in all the wrong places. When he meets Cato at an adult video arcade, then again at his softball league game, Luke figures they might have something in common. Can Luke convince Cato that there’s more to him than meets the eye?

Click here for more information on the Snapshots boxed set.

Purchase Links

eBook

JMS Books, LLC | Smashwords | Amazon Kindle – Universal Link
iBookStore | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | BookStrand
Blio | Google Play | Scribd | BAM! – Books-a-Million

Print

JMS Books, LLC | Createspace | Amazon – Universal Link
Barnes & Noble – BAM! – Books-a-Million – Book Depository

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18 Comments on "#RainbowSnippets Feb 25, 2017 – Snapshots – Dropping Quarters"

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Charli Coty
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Hope Cato makes a play. <3

Addison Albright
Guest

I think we can probably count on that. 😉

Jana Denardo
Guest

You can feel his disappointment.

Addison Albright
Guest

He’s pretty bummed. Fortunately it’s a short story, so he won’t have to suffer for long. 😉

rhodrymavelyne
Guest

Aww, poor guy!

Addison Albright
Guest

Not to worry, it’ll get better for him. 💗

chakirahotmailcouk
Guest

Bet he does 😀 I find Cato intriguing already. Poor Luke

Addison Albright
Guest

Thank you! <3 🙂

P.T. Wyant
Guest

So many questions, the main one being why Cato shot him down twice. (The second being, will he really not try a third time or is he trying to convince himself to let it go?)

Addison Albright
Guest

LOL. There’s only one way to find out! 😉

Nell Iris
Guest

Love their meeting in the adult video arcade! <3

Addison Albright
Guest

Thanks! That’s a fun scene. 😉

debbiemcgowan
Guest

Hmm. Is that him trying to convince himself he’s not that stupid? Still, maybe Cato’s got a good reason…

debbiemcgowan
Guest

(Sorry for late comment.)

Addison Albright
Guest

Ha! It could be a year late and I’d still be happy to see it. 😃

Addison Albright
Guest

Cato thinks he has a good reason, but he *might* have misread the situation. 😉

annebarwell
Guest

Poor Luke. I could feel his disappointment – and fading hope – in just those few sentences.

Addison Albright
Guest

Thanks! He was pretty down in the dumps right then, but it’ll get better for him. 🙂

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