Mid Week Tease: But I was determined, if nothing else. #MWTease

MWTease15Hi everyone,

Welcome back to Mid Week Tease! Things are still completely chaotic here, so I apologise if I don’t get around to visiting the other posts. I’m sharing some more from my re-release, F/F sports romance, Sweet Spot. It’s available on all of the usual eBook retailers now.

Sweet SpotI remained in my seat for a couple of seconds, utterly stunned, as Travis Connolly’s grand slam victory was announced. He’d done it! In spite of his accident, his hard work had paid off and he was now racing off the court and toward his team—Peter, Marie, Austin, Samuel and a few others. I was a few rows back, which was perfectly understandable given that the only link I had to Connolly was the fact we shared the same training facility. Though looking at him now, he probably didn’t need Los Carlos any more. He was back on form, the world at his feet once more. Hopefully, if I worked hard, I’d be in his position one day. Not winning the men’s title, of course, but I, Virginia Miller, could be another British tennis champion.

I had a long way to go, obviously. I wasn’t even seeded yet, never mind in the upper echelons. But I was determined, if nothing else.

Shaking my aspirations from my thoughts, I carefully pushed my way through the excitable crowd to get down to the group from Los Carlos. I knew I was lucky to be there in the first place. As someone so low down on the sporting career ladder, I should really have been back at the academy, working my arse off, but apparently Austin had been feeling generous and thought I should have first-hand experience of a major tournament. I hadn’t had the heart to tell him I’d been to Wimbledon a couple of times already. It had practically been on my doorstep back in London, and a visit at an early age had sparked my love of the sport in the first place. Plus there was no way I was going to turn down the chance to visit a foreign tournament. Especially since Nadia was playing. And she’d gotten right through to the final.

Grab your copy of Sweet Spot here: https://lucyfelthouse.co.uk/published-works/sweet-spot/

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11 Responses to "Mid Week Tease: But I was determined, if nothing else. #MWTease"

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  1. angelicadawson

    March 2, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    Great tease. I’ve never been enough of a sports fan to tackle something like this, but you capture that competitive nature well.

    • Lucy Felthouse

      March 3, 2016 at 3:51 pm

      I’m not a sports fan, either, but a friend of mine is, and we co-wrote a novel, and this is set in the same “world”. So a happy accident, really 🙂

  2. Author Jessica E. Subject

    March 2, 2016 at 4:30 pm

    Sounds like she has more than one reason to be at the tournament. Nice tease!

    • Lucy Felthouse

      March 3, 2016 at 3:52 pm

      Thanks Jessica, I’m glad you liked it!

  3. siobhanmuir

    March 2, 2016 at 5:49 pm

    Great tease, Lucy. I like her fire and determination. 🙂

    • Lucy Felthouse

      March 3, 2016 at 3:53 pm

      Thanks Siobhan – I had great fun writing these two 🙂

  4. dorisoconnor

    March 2, 2016 at 8:45 pm

    Great tease, Lucy 🙂

  5. Elodie Parkes

    March 3, 2016 at 3:21 am

    Great tease 🙂

  6. Ravenna Tate

    March 5, 2016 at 11:26 am

    Very hot tease!