There usually has to be some sort of romance involved for me to pick up a book. Anything with a strong emotional undercurrent is bound to get my attention. Contemporary, PNR, H/C & M/M are my favorites.
Lucky scrolled through his iPod to his "Crazy" playlist, more properly labeled, "songs to drive coworkers crazy." [...]
"My heart, my achy, breaky heart," Lucky wailed off-key, the worst backup singer Billy Ray Cyrus had probably ever been shackled with. [...] Every now and again he glanced over to gauge the effect of his efforts on his unwanted partner, who leaned against the far window, hands squeezed into white-knuckled fists and face twisted into a bitter "kill me now" expression.
"Do you have to play that so damned loud?"
"What?" Lucky shouted back, hiding a smirk.