#Rainbow Snippets: Rise of the Alpha Squirrel

For all my friends in the US. *ducks*

Another tidbit from the sequel to my weresquirrel romance Nuts About You. 🙂 (This goes a line or two beyond the 6 sentence limit, but it sets up next week’s snippet so well… )

Don’t forget to check out the other snippets at our Facebook Group!

It didn’t take long. Vince appeared in the archway that led to the hall, wearing only Nathan’s absolutely favorite pair of shorts, and scratching his belly absently. He opened the refrigerator and retrieved a large measuring cup full of dark, grainy-looking pancake batter.

Vince put the cup on the counter and balled up the plastic wrap that had been keeping it fresh.

“Pancakes,” he called out the window.

Nathan turned his nose up and then, for extra emphasis, spun and gave him the ‘talk to the tail’ treatment. He loved Vince’s pancakes, but he was going to make the man work for the privilege of feeding them to him.

Some clunks and the unmistakable sound of the frying pan being put on the stove almost made him turn around, but he held firm. No more Nutsy. He was going to win that argument or die trying.

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20 comments to “#Rainbow Snippets: Rise of the Alpha Squirrel”

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  1. Cheryl - January 23, 2016 Reply

    Loved it. Still chuckling. Nathan is so squirrelish He’s adorable.

    • Kate Lowell - January 23, 2016 Reply

      I really enjoy writing him. 🙂

  2. P.T. Wyant - January 23, 2016 Reply

    This is such a fun story! And I think about it every time a picture of a squirrel crosses my FB feed.

    • Kate Lowell - January 23, 2016 Reply

      And there’s been a lot of pictures lately, haven’t there? I can’t believe I didn’t know there was a Squirrel Appreciation Day. Nathan is ashamed of me, because HE knew.

  3. Rian - January 23, 2016 Reply

    Little sweet fluffy Nathan, I love him! Can he resist the pancakes, though? 😉

    • Kate Lowell - January 23, 2016 Reply

      They’re buckwheat. And Vince has a few tricks up his sleeve. 🙂

  4. Louise Lyons - January 23, 2016 Reply

    “Nutsy” is just adorable. I can’t wait to read these. Book 1 is on my Kindle waiting for me to finish a couple I’m reviewing, then I’m onto it 🙂

    • Kate Lowell - January 23, 2016 Reply

      I hope you like it. 🙂

  5. P.D. Singer - January 23, 2016 Reply

    Talk to the tail–giggle!

    • Kate Lowell - January 23, 2016 Reply

      Once does not simply call an alpha squirrel Nutsy…

  6. Kayla Jameth - January 24, 2016 Reply

    Chuckle! Silly squirrel.

    • Kate Lowell - January 24, 2016 Reply

      Very silly. But a lot of fun too. 🙂

  7. Jana Denardo - January 24, 2016 Reply

    Haha, I love Nutsy.

    • Kate Lowell - January 24, 2016 Reply

      Oooh, I promise not to tell Nathan. 🙂

  8. Amy Rae Durreson - January 24, 2016 Reply

    I love how Vince totally knows he’s there and is trying to cajole him with pancakes.

    • Kate Lowell - January 24, 2016 Reply

      Vince is a smart man. He knows that alpha squirrels are susceptible to bribes of the culinary sort.

  9. Dianne Hartsock - January 24, 2016 Reply

    These are the sweetest stories!

    • Kate Lowell - January 25, 2016 Reply

      Thank you!

  10. Rebecca James - January 31, 2016 Reply

    I am amazed that squirrel shifting interests me! (Particularly since I’m not fond of squirrels.) So cute1

    • Kate Lowell - January 31, 2016 Reply

      I’m glad we can throw a slightly different light on squirrels for you!

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