Will sees beyond the straightlaced, orderly woman to the free-spirit Avalon tries hard to hide. That’s the woman he wants, in spite of how it might impact his business.
gave her a sideways glance, like he was afraid of how she’d respond. With his
head cocked slightly, a shock of his dark hair flopped into his eyes. The
sunlight streamed from straight overhead, and his long, thick lashes cast
shadows on his tanned cheeks.
her lips. “In case you want to watch porn?” She slapped a hand over her mouth
as warmth rushed into her cheeks. Please
let an earthquake strike right this minute and open a fissure wide enough to
Why in the world would I use a tiny laptop to watch porn?”
of me. I don’t know what got into me. You probably don’t even watch . . .” She
wasn’t going to say porn again. Her palms started sweating and she rubbed her
hands on her jeans.
hunger vied for dominance in his eyes. “I do, but I probably shouldn’t admit
it. You’re very cute when you blush. I think I’ll try to get you to do it more
didn’t make the best impression there, but I’m trying. Besides, there’s Penny.”
When she looked back, his arms were crossed over his chest, the muscles of his
biceps straining his plaid shirt. “What do you mean, ‘there’s Penny?’”
couple of occasions that you’ve been in a relationship for quite a while.”
girlfriend.” His lips pressed together tightly and a muscle ticked in his jaw
before he muttered, “I told Drake I’d regret letting Penny redecorate the
point of reality in it, deflating it like a burst balloon. He was still a
client. “Oh, my mistake. She just led me to believe you two were an item.”
or not, the girl doesn’t have nearly enough structure in her life to be
appealing to me.” Will grasped her wrist and towed her along.
chaos amid my order.”
After returning to America, she spent a number of years as a copywriter, dedicating her skills to making insurance and the agents who sell them sound sexy. Eventually, her full-time job as a writer interfered with her desire to be a writer full-time and she left the world of financial products behind to pursue a vocation as a romance author.