It`s time for Tuesday Tales.
Today we have a snippet from Blueline, my NaNoWriMo MF hockey romance book. In today’s snippet Helen and Bob meet up for coffee but not a date, according to Helen at least.
This week is our picture prompt and all snippets must be 300 words or less. *Wink*
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Standing in line for coffee, I spied a beautiful strawberry cake under a glass dome. Chocolate had been drizzled over the white frosting. The top was artfully decorated with brilliant red strawberries with small green leaves of some sort for garnish and color. It was so lovely. And I did love strawberries.
“Someday maybe you’ll look at me like you look at that cake.”
I tossed a look over my shoulder at Bob. He gave me a wink and then signed a napkin brought to him by a boy of perhaps ten.
“You should ask this pretty woman here for her autograph,” Bob said to the young lad with the dark brown eyes. “She’s the leading defenseman for the Venom.”
“Oh, that’s girl hockey,” he said and raced back to his father.
“I am so sorry for that,” Bob said after the shock wore off.
I shrugged. “Trust me, we’re used to it.”
“Still, that’s not right at all. You women play just as hard as we guys do. Hell, you’re in the championship and we’re sipping coffee and playing golf.” He sidled up next to me, his arm brushing mine as he lifted a mug from the rack situated beside the baked goods. And the cake.
“It’s the way of the world. Women’s sports are always considered inferior to men’s.” A tall man with dreads appeared behind the case holding all the muffins, bagels, and cookies. And the cake. “I’ll just have plain coffee with cream and sugar and a slice of that cake.” I pointed at the heavenly delight under a glass dome.
“Same for me,” Bob said.
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