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AUGUST, 2018 BEYOND THE FACE-OFF By: Linda O’Connor The Plot: Kelly Danali has a big personal- ity. She runs a pharmacy by day and lights up the local theatre scene by night. There‟s nothing she craves more than a spot in the limelight. Jake Ross is a homegrown hockey star. He‟s been traded back to the Clarington Quakes and spends most of his time avoiding the press and hockey-crazed fans. Kelly wants to curb an alarming trend of drug abuse in local teens, and Jake, with his athleticism and sex appeal, would be the perfect spokesperson. Except there‟s one problem—there‟s nothing Jake craves more than privacy and solitude. Kelly is irresistible, and Jake skates around the possibility of falling in love, but is she more attracted to hockey, fame, or him? There‟s more to love…Beyond the Face-Off. An Excerpt Kelly filled the prescription and walked over to the cash register. “Okay, all set.” Was it just her, or was there a sizzle in the air? “Has your dad had this medicine before?” Please say yes. Jake shook his head. “I don‟t think so. He‟s feeling a bit under the weather. He came back from the doctor with this and asked if I could pick it up for him.” Kelly nodded and cleared her throat. “I‟ve slipped some information about it in the bag, but it‟s used to treat erectile dysfunction. It takes about thirty minutes for the full effect—” She stopped at his strangled sound. He raised his hands in the air, and his eyes went wide. “What?” Kelly blinked. “It‟s used to keep an erection hard so inter- course is pos—” “Yeah, I know what erectile dysfunction is. How is that going to help my father?” “Well, if he‟s having problems with—” “No.” . . . He shook his head. “He told me he had the flu.” Reviews Welcome. Available in E-Book At: Author Contact Info: Amazon Price: $0.99 Length: 140 Pages Heat Level: PG-13 Website Facebook Twitter Amazon Author Page Biography: Award-winning author Linda O‟Connor started writing a few years ago when she needed a creative outlet other than subtly rearranging the displays at the local home decor store. It turns out she loves writing romantic comedies and has a few more stories to tell. When not writing, she‟s a physician at an urgent care clinic (well, even when she is writing she‟s a physician, and it shows up in her stories :D ). She hangs out at http:// www.lindaoconnor.net. Laugh every day. Love every minute. 11 12