Mid Week Tease: …it was easy to see why she’d gotten the job… #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 switching to a different book now, since my M/F May to December novella, Love Through a Lens, released yesterday. I hope you enjoy the snippet.

Love Through a LensCeline gritted her teeth and hung tightly onto the straps of her backpack as she forced one foot in front of the other up the steep incline. Her heart felt like it was going to explode from her chest, and her lungs screamed with the effort of providing her oxygen supply. Really, she needed to stop, to catch her breath, regain some equilibrium. But Edward was already way ahead of her, striding powerfully along as though their chosen path were perfectly flat. He had a huge backpack of his own, too, which didn’t seem to be slowing him down a jot.

But then, this was the difference between the two of them—or one of the differences, anyway. Edward Robson, mid-list British actor, was also a very keen outdoorsman, and probably did these kinds of walks all the time—with or without a camera being pointed at him.

Celine Patterson, however, was a different story altogether. Newly graduated from university, she’d struggled to find filming work in her preferred field—fashion—and so she’d had to cast her net wider. Incredibly wide, as it happened.

With hindsight, it was easy to see why she’d gotten the job with Edward—nobody else had wanted it. Not a damn soul. Traipsing around the Peak District wasn’t so bad, but add in heavy camera equipment, camping gear, food, clothing, maps, plans, GPS unit, satellite phone and makeup—for Edward, not for her—and a nice walk suddenly became a grueling trek. The money was poor, too, especially considering she was the only member of Edward’s crew. Could a single person even be called a crew? Or was she just a dogsbody?

Grab your copy of Love Through a Lens here: https://lucyfelthouse.co.uk/published-works/love-through-a-lens/

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7 Responses to "Mid Week Tease: …it was easy to see why she’d gotten the job… #MWTease"

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  1. angelicadawson

    March 9, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    Lovely tease. Being young, I would have expected her to have an easier time of keeping up, but then again, we all get a bit out of shape, don’t we?

  2. siobhanmuir

    March 9, 2016 at 5:11 pm

    Yeah, he’d have to work hard to get me to continue. Great tease, Lucy. 🙂

  3. Author Jessica E. Subject

    March 9, 2016 at 5:43 pm

    Oh, I hope Edward makes it worth her while. Great tease! 🙂

  4. Evelise Archer

    March 9, 2016 at 9:41 pm

    Come on Celine~ buck up…Great tease.

  5. C.C. Williams

    March 9, 2016 at 11:37 pm

    Wow, I need to know more! Very good tease!

  6. Elodie Parkes

    March 10, 2016 at 4:30 am

    Interesting tease. Makes me want to know more. I hate camping LOL

  7. ravennatate

    March 10, 2016 at 10:22 am

    I can feel her pain! LOL!! Great tease!!