Mid Week Tease: The Art of Grant Management #MWTease #MidWeekTease
Happy Hump Day! Let’s celebrate it with another wonderful Mid Week Tease, courtesy of the lovely and talented Sandra Bunino. This week, I’ll be sharing a teaser from “The Art of Grant Management,” which was just purchased this week by Evernight for their Executive Assistant: Manlove Edition antho, woohoo!
Enjoy, and make sure to hit the list after the teaser to see other great Mid Week Teases!
Peter sent the email, then started pacing his office, hoping that the (admittedly subtle) message would be received correctly.
His hopes were fulfilled as a sharp staccato knock sounded on the door. It opened and Quincy peered around it. “You bellowed?”
For a millisecond, Peter hesitated. The admin looked tired, which was hardly surprising after the day they’d all had. Then again, fortune favors the brave. The worst he’ll say is no. “Come in, please.”
The admin did, closing the door behind him. Peter very deliberately leaned past him and turned the lock.
Quincy glanced over his shoulder at the locked door. “Let me guess — you’ve snapped from the pressure and you’re going to strangle me with the tubing from a Bunsen burner,” he quipped, going for a joking tone and not quite making it. “I should warn you, three different people saw me walk in here. You’ll never get away with it.”
Peter wanted to smile at the other man’s obvious nervousness. I’m right, I know I’m right. “I just wanted to talk to you in private, that’s all.”
“Oh. Talk.” Watching Quincy’s face go from casual to worried, then back to a mock casual that didn’t hide the worry very well, would have been hilarious in any other situation. The admin shoved his hands in his pants pockets, squinting up at Peter. “Uh, yeah, okay. So, uh, what do you want to talk about?”
“This.” Moving deliberately, he closed the distance between them and pulled Quincy’s hands out of his pockets. In one smooth move he raised them over the other man’s head, pinning the admin against the door. “You, John Quincy, are a brat,” he said, allowing a strict sort of fondness into his tone. “You have been a brat since you started here, and I’ve decided to do something about that.”
Quincy tensed, and for one horrible moment Peter thought he’d misjudged the situation. His brain was already frantically putting together a stammered apology when the admin’s eyes went dark and he relaxed into Peter’s grip. “Finally,” he murmured. “Jesus, doc, I was wondering if I’d have to trip and fall ass-up across your lap.”
Peter smothered a relieved sigh. “Yes, well, you can hardly blame me for my confusion. You don’t act very submissive.”
“Have you ever heard of topping from the bottom?”
“Mm.” He leaned in, pushing a knee between Quincy’s thighs. “I have a confession to make.”
What’s Peter’s confession? I’m afraid you’ll have to read Executive Assistant: Manlove Edition to find out! Muwahahahaha!
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Posted on April 30, 2014, in Mid Week Tease and tagged erotic romance, m/m romance, Mid Week Tease, nicola cameron, The Art of Grant Management. Bookmark the permalink. 17 Comments.
Oh my, I can feel his concern. Great tease, Nicola. 🙂
What can I say — I like writing complicated relationships. 😀
“I was wondering if I’d have to trip and fall ass-up across your lap.” This made me grin. 🙂
Quincy is the smartass to end all smartasses. I adore him to bits. 😀
I love that line about tripping up 🙂
Thank you! I was rather happy when I came up with that one. 😀
Wahoo! These two are so much fun. Please tell me you’re going to share more of them before the anthology releases. Pretty please. 🙂
I suppose I could do one more snippet next week. ;-D
Thank you. 😀
I live to serve. 😀
We gotta wait!? Wah! I’m with SJ, share some more. 😀
Next week, I promise!
Great! Love the fall ass-up accross the lap part too. 🙂
Hee. That was a fun line to write.
“You bellowed?” <~ LOL I love that! I'm with SJ, more please!
Thanks for teasing, Nicola!
Quincy is the King of Flippant Remarks. I would love to go drinking with him.
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