An Adult Contemporary Romance
By Qwen Salsbury
Published by Omnific Publishing
Released February 2014
Day of Employment: 359
Location: Cubicles outside Canon’s office.
Co-workers: Betting on how long Canon’s new PA will last.
Me: No doubts. Ms. Gum-smacker won’t last the day. I need to place my bet.
Manolo Blahnik’s New Fall Shoes: Mine. As soon as Madeline hands over my winnings.
Emma Baker has never spoken a word to Alaric Canon, nor has he to her. But she’s studied him every day across the office tundra for almost a year. Canon is hard and fierce, terrifying and beautiful. He’s also the most stern, unforgiving person Emma has ever seen. Emma’s co-workers run a betting pool for Personal Assistant terminations. There’s a separate pot for the day one leaves without crying. Not likely…Canon made a former Navy SEAL cry.
He has high standards and low tolerance. Everyone knows it. Everyone stays away. Everyone who can, that is. Except Emma. She can’t look away. Alaric Canon is the single most attractive man she’s ever seen. Bar none.
Canon has never noticed her. Not once in almost a year. She’s not even a blip on his radar. But she will be. His radar will be blipless no more.
It is a goal. Emma has a plan.
Absolutely Brilliant! I loved the structure and the style of writing. It was so different from the normal approach! Super incrediblely sexy “Sir” Canon – I was at my knees with begging for him to notice Emma. Apparently Emma was on her knees as well. Ha Ha Ha. Anyway, it was hysterical, sexy, steamy, and extremely raw! Canon was the typical Alpha Male – CEO. No one could ever meet his expectation as a Personal Assistant. It was the running joke of the office on how long someone would last. Then as the last one was ushered out the door, Emma was picked to fill in until they found a replacement. Emma had worked for the company for just over a year generating reports. She was going to law school part time and had no interest in getting fired being his next assistant. She was no where qualified to work as his assistant. Even though she secretly lusted after Canon, she did not want to loose her job. What a fabulous background story! This book made we want to run and put together my own plan and find my Mr. Canon. I loved that Emma was so strong and extremely intelligent She was beautiful and meek throughout part of the story, but at the end, she came around full circle. I thought Canons confessions were the perfect way to tie the story together!! Yes! Yes!! Yes!!! Brilliant – I know I already said that, but I can not get enough of the story line!! Big Hugs to an amazing author – Qwen Salsbury!!
About the Author
Qwen Salsbury was born in Kansas and somehow keeps ending up back there. Raised on her grandparent’s five acre homestead within the city limits, her imagination was honed during long days of quiet play and spartan access to a TV signal. Now mother to handsome boys, she strives to ensure they appreciate potential adventures found within the pages of a book, an honest day’s work, and what ingenuity may yield from mundane objects like a string and a cup. The boys prefer a PS3.
After spending time in corporate America, she returned to school and received a BA in English, Creative Writing and Poetry from Pittsburg State University, the alma mater of Pulitzer Prize winning poet, James Tate. She worked on a Masters there until going on to receive a juris doctorate from Washburn School of Law.
A seven-time Sigma Tau Delta writing award winner, her fiction and poetry have appeared in literary magazines and have been selected by fiction communities as featured story of the month and year. Predominantly a writer of romance, her romantic fiction varies from contemporary to historical to fantasy, though often with a humorous slant and poetic undertones.
For reasons she can’t even articulate herself, she decided to start writing fiction again while solo parenting and attending law school (during Constitutional Law class, to be exact.).
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