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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Beyond the Book: The Captain and the Cheerleader



Today's excerpt is from the book we've been previewing The Captain and the Cheerleader. To summarize, so far we know that Susan bet an irritating fellow teacher that she could make head football coach Kurt Deveraux ask her out. He did, and tonight he arrives at her house to take her to a party.

Blurb:
Susan English can’t stand Robin Lanford! She’s so full of herself she irritates everyone on the faculty of Fairfield High. When Robin bets Susan fifty dollars that she can’t get a date with Kurt Deveraux, the head football coach, Susan jumps at the chance to put the little heifer in her place. She had no idea that teaching Robin a lesson would irrevocably change her life, strain treasured friendships, and throw two families into chaos.

Excerpt:
Kurt parked in front of Susan’s house and paused for a look before he got out of the car. Her small home was made of red brick just like most of the other houses in the well-maintained neighborhood. Judging by the style, the house had probably been built in the late fifties or early sixties.

But after she admitted him, the interior looked nothing like he had expected. She had removed some interior walls to create an open floor plan, and the back side of the house had big, new windows that would let in lots of light. The skylight was awesome. If you turned off the lights, you’d be able to see the stars shining against the night sky. Susan had decorated the house in soothing neutrals, but splashes of red scattered around the room kept the decor from looking bland.

This open, airy space looked nothing like his small, cramped bachelor apartment furnished with his mother’s castoff furniture. “This is a great house, Susan.”

She beamed at him. “Thanks. I did most of the design myself, but my brother and my dad helped do the actual remodeling.” 

Buy link: http://amzn.to/1ndgnrg 

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