He found himself dreaming about her some nights, waking and reaching for her only to remember that she was gone. He’d burned through most of the initial anger he’d felt. Now he just wanted to know she was safe.
In Eight Nights At Sea, pirate captain Zephyr Jamieson finds Rina and her brother stowing away aboard his ship. They strike a mutually beneficial bargain: Safe passage for Rina and her brother in exchange for Rina warming the captain’s bed. But Rina is not what she seems – and Zeph is determined to learn all of her secrets.
In this scene, he’s just come out the victor in an unexpected battle, but took a good knock to the skull before it ended. He’s still reeling from the revelation that his demure bedmate has a touch of the magical about her . . .
“My head has me in a devil of a mood,” he apologized. “I just wish you’d told me everything from the beginning. Am I going to be surprised by anything else?”
She gave him a slightly mischievous grin. “Well, it wouldn’t be a surprise if I told you, would it?”
He closed his eyes and smiled. “Hellion.”
She touched his cheek lightly. “I’m sorry about your head.” Continue reading
With you. That would be the answer. I’d want to be with you.
Was she brave enough to tell him everything?
He wanted her safe. And then he wanted to strangle her. Damn that girl.
Topic: Long Distance
“Word’s been going around the dock that you’re looking for a companion, and here I am. Send the rest away, lovey.” She grinned widely, then remembered her missing teeth and closed her lips into a tight smile.
Topic: “Fatal Attraction”
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