Since WOKE is free on kindle until 8/5/2020, I thought it appropriate I put a little snippet here today to whet your book reading appetite.
“Thank you. Two hundred thousand dollars will go a long way in helping the center with operating costs. A long, long way.”
“It’s my client who deserves the thanks. Like I said, he wanted the painting and I was instructed to do whatever it took to acquire it. But the fact that the money he’s paying is going to a worthy cause is more a bonus for me than him.”
“In what way?”
He shifted and leaned in closer. I found myself doing the same as if I were being pulled by an invisible rope toward him. I startled when our knees bumped under the table.
With his voice low and wildly arousing, and his gaze centered squarely on my face, he said, “It got me to put a name to, and share a meal with, the beautiful woman I haven’t been able to get out of my head ever since I bumped into her this morning. Any price was worth it for that. I was prepared to go as high as needed.”
To say his words filled me with pleasure would be decidedly too tame. My toes curled inside my Kate Spade kitten heels and I found myself unable to sit still in my chair as excitement flowed through me mixed with a healthy dose of lust. I tried to pull my gaze away from his, but honestly, it was impossible. I couldn’t not look at him. It was as if I’d been mesmerized and compelled to stare at him.
His lips were parted a fraction, and this close to me, I had the mad urge again to lean forward and press mine against them.
Because I could see myself actually doing it, I called up the little amount of willpower I could summon and shifted back a bit before I embarrassed myself in front of a table full of people, one of whom was my mother.
He continued to hold my gaze prisoner, that appealing half grin still in place.
From somewhere deep down my twenty-year-old self sprang forth, unbidden and unexpected.
“Why Mr. Enright, are you flirting with me?”
He leaned even closer and asked, “How am I doing?”
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Until next time, peeps ~ Peg