Snippet Sunday: At First Snowfall #snippetsunday #SPeekSunday #8Sunday

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Today is Snippet #27 from my short At First Snowfall

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Thought I’d come back to this story since my story just released and it’s out all by itself!
Mara is now awake from that scary dream and talking about this beautiful town she lives in and talking about a business her mom pushed her to open.
              
 
 
***note this snippet is to fit a 8-10 sentence limit***

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Mara’s mother encouraged her to follow her passion for business and helped her open a little cafe she called La Sirena. It was a perfect name for a girl, who’d been obsessed with mermaids, and pretty much anything Fae, but mermaids took the crown. When she was little, she’d seen a movie about a mermaid who came onto dry land to find a boy she saved years earlier. When she finally found the boy, who was now a man, she stayed at his place. There was a scene that stood out in the movie for Mara. The mermaid drew a bath for herself, poured salt in it, pinched her arm and when she stepped into the water her legs disappeared and her tail came back. Mara believed she could manage such a trick, too, but when she tried, disappointment shattered her hopes. She cried for days until she finally realized she could never be a mermaid no matter how much salt she threw in the bath water.

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 Find out what happens next week for snippet #28 of my paranormal romance At first Snowfall.

Tune in next week to see what else is going on in this little town of Maple.

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May all your dreams come true, takes on a whole new meaning when Xiomara finds out she’s an Oracle with Fae witch powers, and her boyfriend is a werewolf from another realm.
When her half- brother shows up on her doorstep with his prophecy, the true nightmare begins. She must stand beside him in the battle of Galant or the evil Queen will destroy the kingdom
Some faerytales are all too real, but if she can unleash her powers and learn to control them before the first snowfall, she just might find her happily ever after.
 
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Blurb: The Day of the Dead takes on a new meaning, when the dead don’t stay dead. Dr. Valentina Bellmonte, a cancer survivor, is the new coroner at Hope Memorial. Her faith is put to the test when a body arrives at the morgue drained of blood and the man responsible for the crime is sporting fangs. Could vampires be real?
Her good friend, Dr. Xander Carlisle seems to know the truth, but he’s unwilling to confide in her. He has a secret of his own and it’s not just how he feels about her, but something else entirely, something he’s forbidden to reveal.

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16 Comments

  1. P.T. Wyant says:

    I love this line:
    She cried for days until she finally realized she could never be a mermaid no matter how much salt she threw in the bath water.

    It’s just perfect.

    1. Cecilia Corona says:

      Thanks. That’s my favortie line too!

  2. That is a memory I think most women can relate to, though I spent more time calling for Falcor than pretending to be a mermaid.
    Great snippet. 🙂

    1. Cecilia Corona says:

      This made me laugh! Love it!

  3. Iris says:

    what a lovely snippet ….and yes sometimes dreams will stay just that: dreams … well done.

    1. Cecilia Corona says:

      Thank you

  4. Awwww, loved this snippet! Really wonderful….

    1. Cecilia Corona says:

      Means a lot thank you.

  5. So cute. As a child she believed she could become a mermaid with salt in the bathwater. 🙂

    1. Cecilia Corona says:

      Oh ya, who hasn’t had these moments…lol

  6. Interesting snippet. Shattered dreams and hopes sure do hurt. I like the insight to her background.

    1. Cecilia Corona says:

      Very sweet comment thank you.

  7. Jeff Tsuruoka says:

    Lovely scene… it has a real feel of wonder to it, like one of those timeless stories. Nice work!

    1. Cecilia Corona says:

      Awww thanks

  8. Karysa Faire says:

    “She cried for days until she finally realized she could never be a mermaid no matter how much salt she threw in the bath water.” Love this! It reminds me of my daughter who was so upset one day when she kept being pulled down to earth when she jumped. She couldn’t understand why she wasn’t able to fly. 🙁

    1. Cecilia Corona says:

      That’s so cute. Kids has such amazing imagination.

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