In my last post about my anthology, I gave an example of a romance novel by Sharon Svitak called Simply Irresistible. Nalini Davison’s story, “Hot and Cool” is a romance short story. Here are a few paragraphs.
“He paced back and forth in front of Claire. After a few minutes, he threw his arms skyward and gave her a look of desperation. “Listen, I’m not psychotic, or don’t think I am. Never had visions. But I’m having one now, or something like it. I see fire coming out from your head. No, not fire. It’s a bright golden light that’s pulsating. You could be one of those Renaissance portraits of Mary with the halo.”
“I’m not exactly the Virgin Mary type,” she said with an impish look. She sat very still and watched him.
“Then why is your head hot? Why am I seeing all that light?” He backed away, crossed his arms, and tugged on his shirtsleeves.
“Byron, what are you doing? Please, don’t move away from me. It makes me feel as if something is horribly wrong.”
“Maybe it is.”
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