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This week I’m snipping from The Best-Laid Plans. For context, princes Marcelo and Efren have begun their long journey to Efren’s kingdom of Zioneven.
The story alternates POVs, but this thread is from Marcelo’s 3rd-person POV:
This week’s snippet:
Thank goodness for cool breezes. Although, judging by the quirk to Efren’s lips during Marcelo’s last glimpse, his observations weren’t as stealth as he’d hoped.
Marcelo snapped his gaze back to the road ahead. But really, did it matter that Efren knew of his attraction? Surely that was one goal in a marriage, wasn’t it? Marcelo would be delighted to know that Efren thought of him with desire.
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A death that wasn’t what it seemed…
A kidnapping that isn’t what it seems…
Time is running out.
The morning after his wedding night, Prince Marcelo thought he’d be embarking on a journey to his own personal fairytale happily ever after with his husband, Efren, the crown prince of Zioneven. But when news arrives indicating his sister’s death wasn’t as accidental as previously thought, that journey becomes fraught with danger.
Enmeshed in political intrigue, death, and a kidnapping that might not be what it seems, will Efren untangle the web of misleading clues in time to save the naïve young man he’s already come to admire, or will Marcelo dig deep to discover a previously untapped inner strength and determination to facilitate his own survival?
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17 thoughts on “#RainbowSnippets – May 25, 2019 – The Best-Laid Plans”
Such bittersweet hesitancy…
He’s not too sure about where he stands…yet.
I like Marcelo’s style, if you’re busted might as well own it!
Thank you! ❤️
Rumbled 🤭 It’s luscious 💜
Thank you so much! 💞
I like the combination of sweetness and uncertainty – although by Efren’s smile it seems he’s ‘on the right track’ ! 😉
Thank you! ❤️
Ha…yes, I’m pretty sure he’s on the right track. 😁
I’ve got a real thing for Marcelo, even though my heart ached for him in Contingency Plan…
Aww, thanks! I’ve got a soft spot for him in my heart, too. 😍❤️
If you’re caught watching, it’s best to roll with it and use it to your advantage. Go Marcelo!
Sound advice! ❤️😁 Thank you.
I like how he owns being caught out.
Thank you! 😁
Definitely like how Marcelo thinks about this!
Thank you! 💞