Sweet Saturday Sample–12/17 An Almost Perfect Christmas

Merry Christmas from Jenna’s Journal for the last Sweet Saturday Sample of the year!  I signed up to do historical, but I thought I would instead give you a sample of the new flash fiction Christmas story I wrote for the Stuff Your Stockings Blog Hop.  It contains some old friends of yours:  Pam and Roger from Almost Perfect and is called An Almost Perfect Christmas.  I hope you enjoy!

Christmas Eve 2004

“Come on, Roger.  Christmas Eve is almost over.”  Pam sat in front of their small but full Christmas tree, digging through the pile of presents wrapped in festive paper.

“Be there in a second, babe.”  The hushed, absent-minded tone carried from the dining room where her husband sat at his computer, eyes glued to the screen as they had been all night.

“That’s what you said an hour ago,” she mumbled then seized the big square package she had been looking for.  “Now, Roger.  Or you’re going to be sorry!”  She added a playful lilt to the last word.  This was their first Christmas as a married couple.  It had to be perfect.

“I’m here.  I’m here.  Where’s the fire?”  Roger plopped his tall frame down next to her.

“Right here.”  She grabbed his face, pulling his lips onto hers.  Tingles shot down her arms—always did every time he kissed her.  He settled his arms around her, drew her closer.  His tongue thrust into her mouth, probing her with bold sweeps.  Pam moaned and clutched him, pressing against his chest until he toppled backward onto the carpet with her on top.

He disengaged long enough to say, “We should have started this in the bedroom.”

“Oh, we’re heading there.”  She ground her hips against his and was rewarded with a groan from above and hardness below.  “But you need to open a present first.”

“But it’s not Christmas yet.”  He ran his hands down her sides, under her jeans to cup her butt.  When he squeezed her cheeks, she squealed.  “You get to open one present on Christmas Eve and I’m telling you which one.”

If you’d like to find out which present Roger opens (and read the rest of the story) Scroll down to my previous  blog post for Stuff Your Stockings and enjoy!

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Thanks so much for visiting Jenna’s Journal this year.  I wish you and yours a very Happy Holiday season.  See you in 2012!

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13 Responses to Sweet Saturday Sample–12/17 An Almost Perfect Christmas

  1. ldowns2966 says:

    Bet he loves the present


  2. So…what’s in the present? Tell me!

    Have a merry Christmas!


  3. Young love — oh, the memories. Have a Merry Christmas!


  4. Hmm…I bet he’s going to enjoy his present 😉 Have a great Christmas!


  5. Sherry gloag says:

    I thought she was going to beam him with her present. so glad it turned out differently 🙂 H ave a wonderful holiday.


  6. I bet it was a good one! And WTF was he doing on the computer to the point he ignored her for an hour or more? GRRR!


  7. LOL. Wonder which present she means???


  8. You have the best sense of humor! I hope the rest of your year is joyful.


  9. Sue says:

    Hehe I read this on the other blog – still funny 😀


  10. Brenda says:

    Loved this sample!


  11. acriss22 says:

    I can see why it is called Almost Perfect Christmas, lord those satin sheets! At least it was a funny experience. It ended happily tho, so I like it, that’s what a relationship is suppose to be after all, romantic and funny.
    Merry Christmas!


  12. Mirriam Smyth says:

    They seem so happy! What the hell happened??? Have a very Merry Christmas!


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