Mid Week Tease: “…are you being sarcastic and massively mocking my geek status?” #MWTease

MWTease15Hi everyone,

Welcome back to Mid Week Tease! This week, I’m sharing another tease from my brand new M/F erotic romance novella, A Different Kind of Cosplay, which released last week. It’ll appeal to the Marvel geeks amongst you. This snippet follows on directly from last week’s.

A Different Kind of CosplayA few days later, Reese herself provided him with inspiration. They were at the kitchen table, sharing a rare breakfast together. It was Reese’s day off, but Zach was due in to work soon, to sell houses to wealthy Londoners.

“What are your plans for today then, babe?” he asked between mouthfuls of cereal.

Chewing and swallowing her own mouthful, she said, without any kind of malice, “Oh, nothing you’d be interested in.”

“No?” he prompted.

“I doubt it.” She smirked. “I’m off to Forbidden Planet to stock up on some graphic novels. I know I could buy them cheaper online, but I like that shop. The atmosphere is great—even though as a lone woman, I get some odd stares—and I just like to go every now and again to check out the latest stuff.” She spooned more cereal into her mouth, consumed it, then continued, “Actually, Mum asked me to let her know what I wanted for my birthday, so it’s a good excuse to go and get some inspiration. I can make a list, if you like. Then you can pick something off it.”

“No, no,” he said quickly, waving his spoon at her and sending a droplet of milk flying, which landed in the middle of the table, “I’ve got it all under control, thank you.” He smiled, the grin growing wider at Reese’s look of surprise. A second later, he wanted to kick himself. What the fuck did you say that for, you idiot? She practically handed you the perfect gift idea on a silver platter, and you turned it down. Moron!

“You know,” he continued, still grinning, “that’s one of the things I love about you. Many women would go to Oxford Street and Regent Street on their day off, shoe and clothes shopping. But you’re heading off to wherever it is to go to a geeky shop. You’re a quirky individual, sweetheart, and I love that.”

Reese raised a brow. “Wow. Where did all that come from?”


“The compliments, the declarations of love. Or are you being sarcastic and massively mocking my geek status?”

You can grab your copy of A Different Kind of Cosplay here: https://lucyfelthouse.co.uk/published-works/a-different-kind-of-cosplay/

And add it to your Goodreads shelves here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23688835-a-different-kind-of-cosplay

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13 Responses to "Mid Week Tease: “…are you being sarcastic and massively mocking my geek status?” #MWTease"

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  1. Liz Castillo

    January 14, 2015 at 4:06 pm

    I always look forward to Wednesdays!!! Thanks for another fab tease!!

    • Lucy Felthouse

      January 14, 2015 at 6:34 pm

      Thanks so much for stopping by, Liz! So glad you enjoyed it 🙂

  2. Angelica Dawson

    January 14, 2015 at 4:08 pm

    As a geek myself, I understand his admiration. My husband, every now and then, gets all gushy when I show I know something about a SciFi show, or a collectible card game, or a comic. :p He’s funny.

    • Lucy Felthouse

      January 14, 2015 at 6:46 pm

      Geeks are taking over the world… it’s awesome 😉

  3. Carlene Love Flores

    January 14, 2015 at 5:14 pm

    These two are so fun together, Lucy. I liked all the little details too like the splatter of milk on the table. You’re a wonderful writer! Thanks for sharing this with us today!

    • Lucy Felthouse

      January 14, 2015 at 6:46 pm

      Thank you for your lovely comment, Carlene – I’m glad you liked the snippet 🙂

  4. Siobhan Muir

    January 14, 2015 at 6:02 pm

    So sad that she thinks he’s being sarcastic. Great tease, Lucy. 🙂

    • Lucy Felthouse

      January 14, 2015 at 6:46 pm

      Thanks for stopping by, Siobhan!

  5. Karen Shenton

    January 14, 2015 at 6:24 pm

    I loved this book so much, it definitely sparked my imagination 🙂

    • Lucy Felthouse

      January 14, 2015 at 6:47 pm

      Thanks Karen – I’m so pleased you liked it! I had tons of fun writing it 😉

  6. Doris O'connor

    January 14, 2015 at 9:16 pm

    I’m going to snag myself a copy of this one, Lucy. I love the playfulness in this snippet 🙂

  7. Susanne Matthews

    January 16, 2015 at 2:46 am

    Love it, especially when he realizes he’s made a strategic error and tries to backpedal. Well done.

  8. Kiru Taye

    January 16, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    Love the banter and the fact he’s obviously got something fab up his sleeves. Great teaser, Lucy.