With just 3 more days until VANILLA WITH A TWIST releases, I would be remiss not to push the book a little more today on my Sunday Snippet!
“For the record, Tandy, I don’t do favors in order to get something in return. I do them because I want to, because it gives me pleasure, and simply because I can.”
Her shoulders relaxed, and she bit down on her bottom lip as she dropped her chin.
“Now, it would be a lie to say I’m not attracted to you.”
Her head shot up again, and the surprise crossing her face was almost comical.
“And I don’t lie. Ever. You’re a beautiful, warm, and fascinating woman, and I’ve enjoyed getting to know you. But I would never ask or expect a woman, no matter how attracted I was to her, to have sex with me because I helped her in some way. I’m not that kind of guy, and I’m sorry if you think I am.”
In truth, he was hurt more than sorry.
Her shoulders sagged. She shook her head, the copper strands slipping from her messy topknot and swaying against her cheeks.
“I’m the one who’s sorry,” she said when she lifted her gaze back to his. “I’m sorry for doubting your…intentions and suspecting there was more behind them than there was.”
With his head cocked, he regarded her as he tried valiantly not to smile. She looked about twelve years old right now, like a kid being chastised for wrongdoing.
“Thank you for saying that.” It didn’t escape his notice she hadn’t commented on his statement about being attracted to her.
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