Nov 6, 2014

#Thursday13 Favorite Foods @AuthorTinaGayle #MFRWauthor

MFRW Author Tina Gayle shares her favorite foods and her newest book.
Tina grew up a dreamer and loves escaping into a good romantic book. She is currently working on two different series the Executive Wives’ Club and the Family Tree series both combine elements of women fiction with the passion of romance. Read the 1st chapter of any of her books on her website.

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13 Favorite Foods in no particular order.
Mainly, because on any given day my taste can change.

1. Nachos
2. Cheesecake
3. Ham with strawberry sauce (I make this every year for Christmas eve)
4. Divinity - love to make this too.
5. Lasagna 
6. Pizza – all meat with a thin crust
7.  Fudge with walnuts
8. A thick steak – medium with a baked potato 
9. Salad – Red Robin – Barbque Chicken salad (oh, oh, really like this)
10. Manicotti
11. Pineapple coconut cake (have a great recipe I cook for this one too)
12. Kolaches (make these too with apricot filling. So good)
13. Mexican food – name it I probably love it. 



Tina released Stormy, an Erotic Contemporary Romance, in October 2014.

Can friends become lovers? Even after the age of forty?

His wife is dead.
She’s divorce with adult children.

For two years, Daniel and Karen have consoled each other during the trails of losing their spouses. Now, they are ready to turn their friendship into a loving relationship. After sharing a night of passion, all appears golden for a bright future for Karen and Daniel until she receives a call from her children saying her ex has had a heart attack.

Torn between, her need to support her children and her desire to be with Daniel, Karen leaves him and flees to the hospital. Coming face to face with  her ex-husband’s new trophy wife, Karen begins to question exactly why her marriage fell apart. Was she to blame, and if so, should she try again?
On the outside looking in, Daniel must now convince Karen to let go of her past mistake and share a future with him?

What Reviewers Are Saying...
Samantha Chase (Reviewer): "I loved this story, There is nothing better then reading about finding love all over again. The characters are older then most stories out there and this makes the book so much better. I enjoyed this book so much and I was able to read it in one sitting. This was the first story i have read from Tina and I for one can't wait to pick up her next work...."

Sam Destiny (Reviewer): This was a sweet story and an easy read. I am actually a fan of Daniel because he seems to be a truly amazing man. You need distraction? Something that you can drown in and yet won't need weeks to get through This book absolutely is it! The steam is well written and amazing, the love scenes ultimately cute. Nice read, really.

EXCERPT
“Daniel, if you’re in the bathroom come out this minute.”
The entrance opened, and he stood in the doorway.
Problem, he wore only a towel.
Awe, shit...she didn’t need to see his bare chest covered in crisp dark hair, the sculptured muscles of his arms and shoulders, developed pecs, and thick thighs.
Damn, how was she supposed to resist such temptation?
Desire added with the anxiety she’d already experienced on her drive here, lit her anger. “Why the hell didn’t you answer your phone? I’ve been calling and texting you for the last two hours.”
A confused frown passed over his handsome face. Instead of responding, he stepped to the bedside table. He lifted his cell phone and clicked a few buttons.
Unable to contain her impatience, Karen stalked forward.
He glanced up when she grew closer and showed her the phone. “I don’t understand it. I don’t show receiving any messages or calls. The signals must have gotten lost because of the storm.”
She’d suspected as much. Still, she refused to let him off the hook because he could’ve contacted her before he left town. “You should’ve called me. But no...”
Having endured his inability to communicate for months now, she stabbed her finger through the air at him. “You never call. You always expect me to phone you. Well, I’ve had it.”
The distance closed between them and she stood inches from him. Her fingertip tapped his chest. Static electricity sparked between them and her fist unfolded. She stumbled backward.
“Whoa.” Daniel caught her around the waist with one hand and held her close. His phone landed on the bed before he circled his other arm around her. His strong grip held her steady and didn’t allow her to step away. “You’re right. I guess I’m just use to...”
“Don’t say it. I’ve heard it too many times. Sharon might have resented the interruptions but I’m not her. I’m never in any type of meeting that you could possibly disrupt.” Karen spread her hands over his chest and worked to maintain a smidgen of distance. Nevertheless with him so near, his warmth surrounding her in a seductive cocoon, she had to fight the urge to melt against him.
“Yes, but if I called you whenever I wanted we’d never get off the phone.” The husky tone of his voice pulled her gaze upward.

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