Not The Same Season by Lindsey Gray

Today’s sneak peek is of the holiday short story, Not the Same Season by Lindsey Gray.
Coming November 19th from The Writer’s Coffee Shop Publishing House!


broken hearts embarked on a holiday season in a way they never had before.

had been badly burned by love, but was willing to take a chance . . . with the
right woman.
had lived everyday with the grief love had brought her and followed her
Can two hearts find love and heal each other during the
most difficult season of the year?

Their lips touched once more, but the controlled burn from
the restaurant was now a sudden burst of fire. The soft, tentative kiss turned
into an all-consuming, full-bodied explosion.
Hannah couldn’t fathom what was happening. She had never let
her desires rule her body in such a way before. She knew she wanted him. She
knew she needed him. She knew she had to tell him.
She pulled back to take a breath and whisper, “I can only
promise you tonight. Beyond that . . .”
“I know.” He pressed soft kisses on both corners of her
mouth, her chin, and her nose. “I know you’re not ready for everything, but I
will give you whatever I can. Will you let me?”
“Yes,” she sighed.
A brilliant smile swept across his perfect lips. All the fear
and anguish melted away as the tip of his tongue darted out to wet his lips.
She slowly lowered her mouth to his and was taken back when he grabbed the back
of her head and ravaged her lips. She could feel her nipples harden through the
thin material of her dress and rub against his chest. As he lowered her onto
the couch, he moved to hover above her. She could feel his hardness as it dug
into her hip. When she moaned, he couldn’t help but press harder against her.
Hannah gasped as the dampness spread between her thighs. She
was perfectly at ease with taking him right there, but Mitch had other ideas.
In a movement of Herculean strength, Mitch scooped her up
bridal-style and took off out of the living room, up the stairs, and into his
He plopped her down on the bed with a light thud. She rested
back on her elbows as he ripped his T-shirt over his head. He grasped the tie
of her dress at her hip and pulled the thin material, and it instantly gave
way. When he parted her dress, he was met with utter perfection. Nude-colored
thigh-high stockings, beige lace boy shorts, a matching bra, and nothing else.
“You are gorgeous.” His eyes moved over every curve until she
brought her hand to cover her stomach. “Don’t,” he pleaded as he reached for
her hand. She slowly removed it to reveal a few discolored lines gracing her
Her breath hitched as he traced each stretch mark with his
fingertips. His lips met each one with a soft, delicate kiss.
“These make you even more beautiful.”

Silent tears streamed
down her face as she threaded her fingers through his hair. 

Author Bio


Lindsey Gray dreamed of being
several different things as a child such as a doctor, an actress, and a chef,
but none held her attention like putting pen to paper and creating her own
world through words. Those words led her to The Writer’s Coffee Shop Publishing
House and the rest, as they say, is history. She has written three full-length
novels through The Writer’s Coffee Shop and she has no plans to slow her
creations down any time soon. A mid-west native, Lindsey enjoys spending time
with her husband and two children, reading on her new e-reader, and making life
interesting at each and every turn.

Author Links
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