Series: Temptation #2
Cover Design: Sly Fox Cover Designs
how to get it. Her bar, Temptation, is her life, leaving her no time for any
sort of romance unless it’s a quick and dirty one-night stand followed by a
side of never-see-you-again. The last thing she expects is for a ghost from her
past to wander into her bar, threatening everything she’s worked so hard for.
up his studies and his life in order to care for his ailing mother. When fate
eventually snatches her away, he loses not just the woman who raised him
single-handedly, but also his foundation. He’s revived by a chance encounter
with the woman who has haunted his thoughts for years. She brings him back to
life, but his fears and regrets stand in the way of him chasing what he always
wanted with her.
out of the heat of the day. It was rounding midday, and every suit, Botoxed
bimbo, and unlucky bastard trying their luck at living the Hollywood dream was
out, clogging up the sidewalks. Slipping between two businessmen—both on their
phones—she kept weaving in and out of the crowd, finally arriving at the club.
She pulled the keys from her pocket just as someone bumped into her, sending
them flying out of her hand.
down, she swiped the keys off the sidewalk and looked up, her breath halting in
her lungs for a moment. Beau was waiting outside the club, his arms folded over
his chest like he had all damn day to wait… for her. Her heart lurched
when his eyes met hers, determination shining in them. With her mouth suddenly
dry, she wondered if she could simply turn around and go back to her apartment.
café, after talking to him and finding out the truth, it almost made her
reconsider her decision to keep him at a distance. She longed to have that
intimacy back with him, but she wasn’t sure she was willing to risk her heart
for it. It could only survive being decimated like that once.
the front door of the club. Every one of her movements was precise—careful. She felt the
key slide into the cylinder, felt each of the teeth slide into position.
Letting out a breath, she turned the key and opened the door. She peered over
her shoulder at him, already knowing he wasn’t going to leave.
around to face him, yet he didn’t say anything. He didn’t need to. She could
read everything he wanted to say in his expression, in his heavy-lidded gaze.
She backed farther into
the club, her skin prickling with awareness.
felt as if she were floating.
Beau was a solid wall of heat at her back, and her body remembered what he felt
like on top of her, what he felt like inside her. She walked
into her office and stopped when Beau’s warm fingers curled around the back of
her neck. The heat intensified as he pressed himself against her, his pecks in
line with her shoulder blades.
and dissolve. What if it was only one time? Surely what she felt was just an
itch she needed scratched. “No, Beau.”
meet. “You’re lying.”
missed you every single day since I lost you?”
tell me those things.”
forcing her to back up. “Because you feel the same way?”
include curling up with a good book, devouring chocolate and getting kitty
cuddles. Tempt Me is her debut novel, and the first book in a
three book series. Some of her unicorn authors include Sawyer Bennett,
Elizabeth Hayley and Haley Jenner.