Welcome to the Scintillating Sunday Romance Blog Hop where multiple romance and erotic romance authors share eight paragraphs of their work. It's week 35! Today we're checking out my soon-to-be released romance thriller, One True Thing. Enjoy!
“You couldn’t resist me?” There were times in life when she’d let opportunity fly past her, clung to the rules of propriety that had been drummed into her head since birth, but not often. Rarely, in fact. Thank God.
In one quick move, he pulled her against his chest and devoured her lips with his. Like a wild animal released after years in captivity, his passion overwhelmed her, consumed her. He fell back against the wall, lifting her closer to him, one hand at the back of her head, the other at her hip.
Tongues clashed in an age-old dance. Deep, low moans rattled from their chests. Her fingers wrapped themselves in the ends of his hair; the thickness of it intoxicated her. She wanted more, craved his heat, needed his body claiming hers, hungered for the taste of his skin under her mouth. Thinking wasn't possible.
The elevator doors opened with a ding.
Chests heaving against one another, they pulled a fraction away. Breath tangled with breath. Their eyes met, communicating surprise and regret.
“Going down?” Pam asked from the opening of the elevator.
“Not quite yet,” Vanessa replied, a slow smile curving her lips as she smoothed the velvet over her hips. “Maybe later.”
She looked at Nic and winked, hiding the nerves that jumped beneath her skin. When in doubt, fake an attitude. Works every time.
From the back cover...
Power...it's a heady drug.
Vanessa Warren is America's favorite rebel. The daughter and granddaughter of US Presidents, she grew up in the White House. A paparazzi darling, she learned early on how to capitalize on publicity. But fame has its drawbacks and, now an adult, she's living in Europe in an attempt to distance herself from American politics.
But someone wants to leverage her notoriety. When her older brother wins his party's nomination for president, a target is slapped on her back. With every attempt on her life, his poll numbers go up and social media goes wild. Once again Vanessa is trapped in a bubble of security, conspiracy, and isolation...until a chance meeting on a dirt road brings her face-to-face with a man who doesn't care about her lineage.
Dominic Piazza thrives on challenge. When he meets Vanessa, he doesn't fully grasp the dangers of knowing her. He simply sees a beautiful woman with more daring and depth than the world gives her credit for. But being connected to her snares him into the crosshairs of those who want her for their own agenda and his hotel empire is threatened with destruction.
How far will someone go to manipulate an election? If they capture her, they control the power of the United States' Presidency. Who is behind it—her own family, an opponent, or a terrorist organization? Is there anywhere in the world where they can be safe?
Kobo, iTunes, and Paperback coming soon