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371 pages, Mass Market Paperback
First published January 27, 2010
Denise sighed. “I’ll be twenty-eight on my next birthday.”
“I’ll be two hundred and fifty-seven on my next birthday,” Spade replied.
Spade brushed her hair back with a light, caressing stroke. She wished his fingers felt lifeless and cold, but they didn’t. They felt strong, supple, and knowing. Like he realized exactly how she was reacting to his touch.
His voice was so deep, and the breath he’d used saying her name touched her cheek in its own caress.
Denise closed her eyes. Everything in her wanted to turn toward Spade and abandon the last, thin thread of control she had.
“I wanted you to watch, so I stomped around the room to wake you before I got into the shower. Didn’t you wonder why the light was on? It wasn’t for me, I can see in the dark. And then I kept the water cold so the glass wouldn’t fog.”
“With your body, that should count as entrapment,” Denise muttered, feeling her face heat.
“No, darling.” His voice was husky. “It’s seduction, and I have no qualms about that. I intend to seduce you every chance I get.”
He drew away, letting his hands slide from her grip. “I’ll be taking that shower now.” His brow rose with meaning. “And I’ll leave the door open.”