Today December 4th is the day that Catherine's novel Binding Vows is released in digital format.
Catherine got so excited she jumped on the coffee table and well, do I have to say it
Catherine kept dancing, but she needs a new coffee table.
What's that Catherine, you want me to dance with you. Well I'm not very good at it.
Catherine grabs Mary's hand and pulls her up onto the new heavy duty, coffee table.
Hey, this is kinda fun. See you all later. Oh, read what Catherine wrote earlier! Dance, buggy woogy, I'm gonna break my neck Catherine...
This is my first stop on my virtual tour for Binding Vows, so thanks Fuzzy Slipper Ladies for having me.
First, a little bit about Binding Vows and how it ties into a short story about me.
Tara McAllister is a lovely, virginal twenty five year old woman who knows exactly what she wants in her life. She also knows exactly what she doesn’t want. After watching her older sister struggle with an unexpected teenage pregnancy,
How does this tie into my life? I had a friend in high school that ended up with an unplanned pregnancy and my older sister had a quick marriage after the rabbit died. The difference with Tara McAllister’s history and mine is the response of her parents.
I am the mother of sons and not daughters. But if I had a daughter I’d be quick to remind them that loosing their virginity can only happen once. I’d say this: “Make sure your feelings for your partner are solid and backed up with time, because this first time will be remembered for the rest of your life.”
“Did you bring me out here to seduce me?” Now why
had she asked that? She regretted the question
glanced up again. He was measuring her question
and deciding on an answer.
“I believe ’twas part of my intent.”
“Well, I have to give you points for honesty.”
shaking, she attempted to cut off some of the cheese.
the dagger from her fingers. He sliced the cheese
and handed her a bite.
“I have made you uncomfortable. I am sorry.”
His voice was as polished as his moves.
“It’s okay. I really do applaud your honesty. It’s
refreshing in this day and age. So many people lie to
get what they want.”
“Truth is important to you?”
“Yes. I’ll be honest with you.”
breath and slowly explained what she
needed to say. “Having sex with someone I barely
know isn’t on my list of things to do today.” The air
thickened while she awaited his reply. Her shoulders
With a straight face he asked, “What about
The second book in the MacCoinnich trilogy is under contract and edits. Myra MacCoinnich’s story will hopefully come to you in 2010.
Thanks again for having me, Fuzzy Ladies.
Thanks for the great blog Catherine. Keep dancing!
Enjoy the good things.