Wanna Make A Bet
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by Stacy Dawn
Description: When aspiring artist and purposefully single Sophie Montgomery mutters those four fateful words, her sexy neighbor, Jay Coltrane, pounces on the opportunity to prove she's not as immune to him as she thinks. Before she knows it, Sophie finds herself not only betting against a seduction, she's betting against her own ability to keep her dreams intact and a certain luscious landscaper out of them.
eBook Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc./Champagne Rose, 2007
eBookwise Release Date: August 2007
12 Reader Ratings:
Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [264 KB]
Reading time: 163-228 min.
Entering the small hallway connecting their two apartments, Sophie made a strategic mistake. She looked at Jay. The blue depths of his eyes instantly deepened to a rich sapphire.
She backed up the two steps to her door, turned and fidgeted with the lock. Sophie desperately wanted to go right in, more to the truth, run right in and hide. Unfortunately, ingrained manners forced her to turn before entering.
Jay stood close behind her, his subtle cologne teasing her senses. With a single breath, the temperature rose by degrees.
"Yes, well, I had a great time. Thank you." Sophie hated how her lip trembled when she offered him a smile.
The first two kisses came as a surprise. This one she saw coming a mile away yet the hand she held to block his way seemed to be the only part of her body currently connected to her brain. Every other part leaned forward wanting to bury deep within him.
The pressure of his chest beneath her hand inched it back. It took Herculean effort to hold him at bay and wrap a cloak of indifference around her. Sophie prayed her knees would stay strong long enough to finish this.
"You didn't think it would be that easy now did you, Slick? You're good--I'll give you that. But I have plans for my winnings." She forced an extra emphasis on the word my.