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by Roni Adams
Description: Ten years earlier, Bailee walked out on Mark before their first wedding anniversary. A miscommunication between their mutual friends brings them to the same ski cabin the week before New Year's. Mark longs to rekindle their romance, while Bailee is determined to meet the man she's met online at New Year's Eve. With the sparks between them burning hotter than the water in the hottub will Mark be able to convince her to try again or will Bailee decide that out with the old and in with the new is a much better option.
eBook Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc./Champagne Rose, 2010
eBookwise Release Date: December 2010
Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [138 KB]
Reading time: 91-127 min.
Mark held Bailee close to his chest as her body trembled. He caressed her back, whispered in her ear. This had to be some type of dream he was in. He couldn't believe this was really happening, that it really was Bailee here with him again--naked and wanting his touch. Two days ago, he hadn't seen this woman from his past in over ten years
When she seemed to catch her breath again, he said. "How about I get your robe and help you out of this tub?"
She immediately stiffened. Her head lifted and she looked up at him as if just realizing what had happened. "Oh my God."
She tried to wiggle away from him, but he held her tight.
"No, don't. Listen to me. Listen, shhh." He lifted her chin with one finger to force her to look up at him. He kept one hand firmly on her bare hip to hold her place.
"I'm sorry, this is wrong. I know it sounds like a lame excuse but the wine went to my head and..." She pushed against him to get away. Her wiggling against the part of him that was already aching wasn't a good thing, but he tried to force his attention on her feelings and not what he wanted her to feel.
He touched his index finger to her soft, plump lips. "It's okay. If you can't trust me, who can you trust?"