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Weekend Writing Warriors – Hot as Blazes: Needing a Change of Luck

WWWOn this week’s Weekend Writing Warriors, I’m continuing this week with a snippet from my newest release Hot as Blazes.

After some trouble in California, Jo Mercer’s pro surfing career has tanked. She has just arrived home at the oceanfront beach house where she grew up. Ray, her brother’s best friend, and her secret crush has returned from surfing and is racking his board. Last week we ended with: She poked the firefighter seal over his rock hard pectoral. “So what’s this?”

“I thought Bobby told you?” He smiled lazily, running a hand over his close-cropped hair. “Couldn’t play lifeguard forever.”

She might be if her luck didn’t change. Nobody had told her Ray became a firefighter. Guess he didn’t want to worry her after he made it back from Iraq. The same reason she didn’t tell him about her trouble in California. “Awesome, Cappy would have been so proud.”

At her father’s nickname, hurt flashed over his handsome face. He flipped her sunglasses to the top of her head. “I was beginning to think I’d never see you again.”

“Me too.” She avoided his gaze as tears welled.

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ECSC East Coast Surfing Championships

ECSC East Coast Surfing Championships was held in Virginia Beach ECSC East Coast Surfing Championshipsthis week.  What an awesome opportunity to capture some stunning shots.  Some of the pics I snaped turned out to be a couple of big name surfers warming up near where we were seated.  The waves were minimal the day we were there, but the surfers juiced their performances with slamming cutbacks and acrobatic jumps to finish a ride.

One women surfer was close in appearance to my heroine, Jo, who is a surfer from the Outer Banks in my pre-published novel Hot As Blazes.  Enjoy a few of the scenic rides from the ECSC East Coast Surfing Championships.

Copyright Dani Jace 2012

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