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Free for a limited time only: Faithful – a midlife crisis. ‘Rebecca sensually gestures me into her squeaky tight gap – oh, such a flirt…

Friends, fellow readers and authors.

What is a mid-life crisis?  Is it real or just an excuse for bad / irrational behaviour?

Is life real right now or maybe just a fantasy?  Is he really staying late to finish a report?  How well do you really know his secretary?  How do they behave at the Christmas party – does this all sound just a little too familiar?

Share my appointment with the vivacious Annabelle, unhinged to say the least, but then she has good reason…?

Extracted, with pleasure, from Chapter 2: Vigorous vibrations.

As I exhale a perfect smoke ring, it’s attracted, like a powerful magnet, towards number sixty-nine with curtains drawn and radiating such pure desolation. The picture postcard property appears well maintained, but is looking so forlorn; emanating such deep sorrow with its red roof tiles frowning and yellow bricks and mortar presenting an upturned smile. Pretty ‘Rose Cottage’ seems unloved and unkempt, with the contents of a fallen wheelie bin: plastic bottles and discarded envelopes scattered across the drive.  The uncut lawn is full of daisies and dandelions swaying in the gentle breeze while unclaimed cartons of semi-skimmed milk and fruit juice are souring beside the porch in the fresh morning sun.

As I pull up alongside a potential parking space, opposite number sixty nine, Rebecca my feisty red-headed parking assistant takes over, sensually gesturing me into the squeaky tight gap with her flirtatious enunciation.  I’m filled with desire, watching her in my rear view mirror, as she sprawls out across the back seat – bleep! That’s close enough and with a sharp tug on my handbrake, I re-check the precision timepiece prised, with such skill, into the walnut-veneer – Fifteen minutes to nine – It’s too early! I know from bitter experience not to rush clients: ruffled hair, sleepy dust and bad breath can be so unpleasant…

Faithful is available for download on Amazon Kindle, dig deep into my blog for some very good reviews and why not get a copy for yourself?  It’s enlightening and entertaining.

Fidelity, my second adventure in the series, will be coming soon!

Steve X

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Posted by on February 6, 2015 in Faithful extract

 

Free for a limited time only: *Fabulous short story* – 5 Star Review – FAITHFUL is: “Saucy, not sleazy. Had me hooked from start to finish.”

HUGE thanks to Karen, for her fabulous review of FAITHFUL on Amazon! I’m so thrilled you enjoyed your reading experience.

FAITHFUL is the first in the series of a ‘Mid-life crisis’ and as you can see, in more detail below, Karen has said;

“I started reading with trepidation.  After all a mid-life crisis from a man’s point of view might not be what I wanted to know about!  However the innuendos, erotic references and well written prose had me hooked from start to finish.  Highly recommended read.

I guarantee you’ll be hooked!

Karen review

Fidelity, the second book in the series (delves much deeper into the mid-life crisis and the fantasy’s that arise) is due for release later this year.

Steve X

p.s This is an alternative book cover and features Matthew Faithful, a successful boat designer – trouble is he’s been working just that little bit too hard…

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Posted by on February 6, 2015 in Reviews, Reviews

 

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Free for a limited time only: *Fabulous short story* – 5 Star Review – FAITHFUL is “a well-orchestrated salacious tease …”

HUGE thanks to Bonnie, for her fabulous review of FAITHFUL on Amazon! I’m so thrilled you enjoyed your reading experience.

FAITHFUL is the first instalment of a series written by Steve Clarke

Bonnie said: ‘Faithful is a well orchestrated salacious tease.  Written partly in the first person, it explores the imagination of Steve Clarke, on his mid-life journey where the everyday coincides with fantasy.

The other part of Faithful involves his potential client.  In this first instalment of the series, several mysteries are laid out involving the window, Annabelle Faithful and her husband.”

Bonnie review

I guarantee you’ll be hooked!

Fidelity, the second book in the series (delves much deeper into the mid-life crisis and the fantasy’s that arise) is due for release later this year.

Steve X

p.s This is Matthew Faithful, a successful boat designer – trouble is he’s been working just that little bit too hard…

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Posted by on February 5, 2015 in Reviews

 

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‘Her dignity is saved by a bold print of large crimson-yellow sunflowers…’

Welcome back fellow readers, authors and fantasists.  Are you enjoying the ride of your life, on my roller coaster of a mid-life crisis?

Is your husband’s secretary, a blonde-bombshell, coming on to him at every opportunity, or is she just suffering her own mid-life crisis? And maybe not flashing her cleavage or sticking her butt out whilst picking up something from the floor? It’s probably just his imagination or maybe just a fantasy?

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The following is extracted, with pleasure, from Chapter 3 – My first glimpse of Annabelle

As I wipe the Faithful family’s sorrow from my eyes, I catch my first glimpse of Annabelle – not the black widow I was expecting, but a vision of loveliness wrapped up, like a fancy gift, in a sheer summer dress. Her dignity saved by a bold print of large crimson-yellow sunflowers, strategically placed over the cotton garment, creased like crepe paper, hugging her mid-term bump and stretched over her enhanced double dee breasts. Her sweet honey blonde, flowing naturally over slender shoulders, with lips like plums – ripe for the picking and the sweet enticing scent of ‘Euphoria’ brought to me by the hazy heat wave. As I lip-read her pearly white welcome, I’m consumed with jealousy. I want to push him aside, to cosset her pain and frustration. I feel compelled to yell out, to warn the man in grey, but it’s too late as the snatched door defeats me. Once inside, folding himself up behind her at the bottom of the stairs, he presents his ID badge, “Neil Cooper,” he mumbles, bending down to unlace his size eleven’s…

 

Faithful is available for download on Amazon Kindle, dig deep into my blog for some very good reviews and why not purchase a copy for yourself?  It’s enlightening and entertaining.

Fidelity, my second adventure in the series, will be coming soon!

Steve X

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Posted by on January 4, 2015 in Faithful extract

 

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Rebecca sensually gestures me into her squeaky tight gap – oh, such a flirt…

Friends, fellow readers and authors.

What is a mid-life crisis?  Is it real or just an excuse for bad / irrational behaviour?

Is life real right now or maybe just a fantasy?  Is he really staying late to finish a report?  How well do you really know his secretary?  How do they behave at the Christmas party – does this all sound just a little too familiar?

Share my appointment with the vivacious Annabelle, unhinged to say the least, but then she has good reason…?

Extracted, with pleasure, from Chapter 2: Vigorous vibrations.

As I exhale a perfect smoke ring, it’s attracted, like a powerful magnet, towards number sixty-nine with curtains drawn and radiating such pure desolation. The picture postcard property appears well maintained, but is looking so forlorn; emanating such deep sorrow with its red roof tiles frowning and yellow bricks and mortar presenting an upturned smile. Pretty ‘Rose Cottage’ seems unloved and unkempt, with the contents of a fallen wheelie bin: plastic bottles and discarded envelopes scattered across the drive.  The uncut lawn is full of daisies and dandelions swaying in the gentle breeze while unclaimed cartons of semi-skimmed milk and fruit juice are souring beside the porch in the fresh morning sun.

As I pull up alongside a potential parking space, opposite number sixty nine, Rebecca my feisty red-headed parking assistant takes over, sensually gesturing me into the squeaky tight gap with her flirtatious enunciation.  I’m filled with desire, watching her in my rear view mirror, as she sprawls out across the back seat – bleep! That’s close enough and with a sharp tug on my handbrake, I re-check the precision timepiece prised, with such skill, into the walnut-veneer – Fifteen minutes to nine – It’s too early! I know from bitter experience not to rush clients: ruffled hair, sleepy dust and bad breath can be so unpleasant…

Faithful is available for download on Amazon Kindle, dig deep into my blog for some very good reviews and why not purchase a copy for yourself?  It’s enlightening and entertaining.

Fidelity, my second adventure in the series, will be coming soon!

Steve X

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Posted by on January 4, 2015 in Faithful extract

 

“And just in time,” I moan with a squirt of hand-wash – Fortunately the leather’s so forgiving… “You’re very welcome my sweet,” she purrs.

Hello again fellow readers, authors and fantasists, join me for the ride of your life; on a roller coaster of a mid-life crisis.

It’s probably just your imagination or is it..?

Extracted, with pleasure, from Chapter 2 – Vigorous vibrations

…“We’ve reached our destination,” she groans ejecting the cigarette lighter from the centre console and right on cue.

“And just in time,” I moan with a squirt of hand-wash – Fortunately the leather’s so forgiving… “You’re very welcome my sweet,” she purrs.

As I exhale a perfect smoke ring, its attracted, like a powerful magnet, towards number sixty-nine with curtains drawn and radiating such pure desolation. The picture postcard property appears well maintained, but is looking so forlorn; emanating such deep sorrow with its red roof tiles frowning and yellow bricks and mortar presenting an upturned smile. Pretty ‘Rose Cottage’ seems unloved and unkempt, with the contents of a fallen wheelie bin: plastic bottles and discarded envelopes scattered across the drive…

Faithful is available for download on Amazon Kindle, dig deep into my blog for some very good reviews. Why not purchase a copy for yourself it’s enlightening and entertaining.

Fidelity, the second adventure in the series, will be coming soon!

Steve X

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Posted by on December 30, 2014 in Faithful extract

 

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Annabelle is a vision of loveliness wrapped, like a fancy gift, in a sheer summer dress.

Maybe like me, you’re suffering from a mid-life crisis?

Extracted, with pleasure, from Chapter 3 – My first glimpse of Annabelle.

Suddenly, the front door opens, just a crack, releasing gallons of emotions, torrents of tears and pent up frustration – gushing out, over the lawn and smacking me around the face with a soul-stirring tsunami.

As I wipe the Faithful family’s sorrow from my eyes, I catch my first glimpse of Annabelle – not the black widow I was expecting, but a vision of loveliness wrapped, like a fancy gift, in a sheer summer dress. Her dignity saved by a bold print of large crimson-yellow sunflowers, strategically placed over her cotton garment, creased like crepe paper, hugging her mid-term bump and stretched over her enhanced double D breasts. Sweet honey blonde, flowing naturally over slender shoulders and with lips like plums – ripe for the picking and the sweet enticing scent of ‘Euphoria’ carried along by the hazy heat wave…

As you will find out, all is not as it appears in the Faithful household.

FAITHFUL is available for download on Amazon Kindle.  Dig into my blog for some very good reviews and why not purchase a copy for yourself – it’s enlightening and certainly entertaining – a real ‘page turner’.

Fidelity, my second adventure in the series, is coming soon!

Steve X

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Posted by on December 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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