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October 4, 2016.Author: Suzette D. Harrison
Genre: Historical Fiction; Historical Romance
Book Title: TAFFY
Publication Date: February 11, 2016
About The Book
About The AuthorSuzette D. Harrison, a native Californian and the middle of three daughters, grew up in a home where reading was required, not requested. Her literary âcareerâ began when her poetry appeared in a volume of creative writing published by her junior high school. While Ms. Harrison pays homage to Gloria Naylor, Dr. Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, and Toni Morrison for initially inspiring her creative spirit, it was Alex Haleyâs Roots (which she read at the age of fourteen) that unveiled the tremendous power and importance of African American literary voices. In addition to being the wife of a university professor and mother of gorgeous children, Suzette is a cupcake proprietor who loves singing gospel-with-a-hint-of-jazz. An elementary school librarian, Suzette is currently working on her next novelâ¦in between batches of cupcakes.
ExcerptTaffy made ready to fuss him out only to reconsider. That steel-headed man wonât move. She would. Taffy eyed the fence, knowing sheâd earlier hopped it with ease. But she couldnât hike her dress up before present company. âGo ahead,â Roam goaded, popping peppermints in his mouth, ready to enjoy the spectacle. âIâd like to see you try.â Options were few with the opposite side of the road lined by a ditch and a frighteningly out-of-control briar patch. Taffy could reverse her path. Iâm not! Taffy had long ago learned how to do what she had to. âYou âbout to break something,â Roam warned, shaking his head as Taffy prepared to climb. âGal, quit acting up and walk this way.â Ignoring Roam, Taffy hoisted herself onto the bottom rail. Fumbling, she tried climbing with shoes in hand, finally dropping them over the fence, onto the other side. Roam moved quickly before Taffy, too, was beyond reach. Taffy felt an arm snake about her waist, effortlessly hauling her backward as if it didnât cost Roam a thing. âWhatâre you doing?!â âWhatever I want,â Roam responded, setting Taffy on her feet, anchoring an arm about her waist when Taffy spun, spitting heat. âMove, Roam.â Taffy strained against Roamâs iron hold. âGet off me before I hurt you!â âAlready did.â Her fire fizzled. Voice softened, tongue tasted regret. âRoam, what do you want?â âYou.â Taffy stilled. Roam reinforced his hold. âTwo things I wonât do with you: mince words or waste time.â Lifting her chin, claiming her mouth, Roam proved his point. His lips were hot, soft, sweet. Taffy got lost savoring them and him, and the bombarding emotions of mere moments before became nonexistent. Oh my blessedness, Taffy inwardly purred, feeling a slow, unsanctioned melting. Theyâd shared quick, quaint kisses in adolescent sweetheart days. Never this. Never with man-to-woman savoir faire. Resuscitated passions exploded and multiplied. Taffy could barely breathe let alone think, so she followed loveâs lead and held on for the ride.
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