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OCTOBER, 2017 HER BLUEGRASS BEAU By: Carol Preflatish The Plot: An Excerpt: Karri Taylor needs to get out of California and away from her ex- boyfriend. She decides to visit the Kentucky farm she inherited from her great-aunt. Jake Duncan is the definition of a perfect southern gentleman and it doesn‟t take long for Karri take an interest. She soon develops an affec- tion for both Jake and the Bluegrass State. Her plan was to sell the farm and head back home, but, when a blizzard hits, she‟s snowed in. With no food and the generator stolen, the only thing she can do is accept Jake‟s offer to stay with him. While with Jake, she learns a big company‟s trying to buy all the farms in the area, against the owners‟ wishes. Should she sell and return home where she owns a business, or stay in Ken- tucky and start all over with Jake by her side? Karri looked up at the big round thermometer that hung from the porch roof and saw the temperature was nineteen de- grees. The thought of that hot coffee sounded too good to pass up, especially since her bare feet were freezing. She opened the door to let Jake inside and pulled her light robe around her. She shivered when the cold air hit her skin. “Thanks. The cold was beginning to make it through my clothes.” He immediately started walking toward the kitchen. He held a thermos in one hand and a pie tin with aluminum foil over it. More rudeness, she thought. She put the umbrella back and followed him to the kitchen. “I figured you didn‟t have any food here and would be hun- gry for breakfast. I fixed me some biscuits this morning and thought I‟d bring some back to you.” He turned on the oven and uncovered the pie tin of biscuits. From one coat pocket, he sat a glass jar of brown syrupy looking substance on the table and then from the other pocket, he took out a small piece of aluminum foil. When he unfolded it, she saw it had butter in- side. “You think of everything, don‟t you?” Reviews Welcome. Available in Print and E-Book At: Publisher: Stardust Romance Amazon BN Author Contact Info: Prices: Print: $14.99 E-Book: $3.99 Length: 182 Pages Heat Level: R Website Blog Facebook Twitter Amazon Author Page Biography: Carol Preflatish lives in southern Indiana and shares a log cabin with her husband and two cats in what seems like an enchanted forest with a menagerie of wildlife constantly visiting. A few little-known facts about Carol are that she‟s a licensed amateur radio operator, has a degree in Physical Education, and is a collector of golf balls, shot glasses, and coins. Carol is a member of the Sisters in Crime organization and Kentuckiana Au- thors. 19 3