By Brenda Jackson
One remarkable kiss. That was once all Ellie Weston shared along with her neighbor and weigh down one summer time, prior to he angrily chanced on she'd approached him on a dare. Ten years later, Ellie is again at her great-aunt's lake apartment, and so is Uriel Lassiter nonetheless wildly horny, unmarried and satisfied to stick that method. whilst Ellie reveals her great-aunt's never-completed romance novel, she makes a decision to complete the manuscript yet first she wishes a few real-life notion: a sultry summer time fling.
Uriel hasn't forgotten Ellie, and their scorching chemistry is commencing to make him re-evaluate his tried-and-true bachelor prestige. but if the reality approximately her purpose emerges, can Ellie persuade him that make-believe has became candy fact?
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Her actions had not only nearly destroyed his father, but had left a bad taste in Uriel’s mouth where marriage was concerned. That was the reason he had joined the Guarded Heart Club, a private fraternity he and his five godbrothers had established. Each had his own reasons for wanting to remain a bachelor for life. He was about to get up from the pier and go inside, when he glanced through the trees at the house next door. He’d been sorry to hear about Ms. Mable’s passing and missed her already.
On her porch, while leaning against a post with his ankles crossed and hands in his pockets, standing beneath the beam of light from a fixture in the ceiling, he looked like he ought to be on the cover of one of those hot and steamy romance novels Darcy enjoyed reading. He had the right height and the perfect build, she thought, trying to keep her gaze from roaming all over him. She had done that enough earlier, and definitely knew how the body beneath the pair of jeans and white shirt looked. And speaking of shirt, she tried not to notice how his was open at the collar, with the first two buttons undone, giving her a glimpse of the spray of hairs there.
She felt a tug in the pit of her stomach and wondered how it would be to tame such a male. She doubted such a thing could be done. At least not by her. “Ellie? Are you still there? What’s going on? Why aren’t you saying anything? ” Ellie swallowed tightly. There was no way she could tell Darcy what she was staring at. ” Refusing to listen to any argument from her best friend, she clicked off the phone. As if the clicking sound had the ability to travel through the frame of the house, through the trees and toward the lake, Uriel glanced up toward her house, and before she could move out of the way, his gaze found hers as she stood staring at him through the window like a deer caught in headlights.