walk away afterward. Others became a slave to it. Given the wicked spasms
pulsating between Officer Elisha “Elle” Taylor’s thighs, the deciding factor of
which side she fell on was clear.
Elle gritted her teeth as she waited on her coffee. Her usual early morning
joint was filled with commuters and the normal hum of conversations and steady
traffic. Her gaze traveled slowly over the handsome man standing at the
entrance of the diner. His golden skin, brilliant blue eyes hinting at
wise-cracking cynicism, and cropped blond hair gave him the air of a playboy.
Sophistication and confidence defined every move he made.
matched his smooth-talking ways. Although it hadn’t taken much talking for her
to end up in his bed. The dark designer suit lined his tall, muscular frame
with contemporary style, as did the black, quarter-length coat he was shrugging
out of. She noted that same potency registered with several of the men Durant
stood with as he gazed occasionally at traffic. They seemed intent on his every
word. She was addicted to him in all the ways that shouldn’t matter to a cop,
but as a full-blooded woman—that was a different story.
slow smile tugging at the corner of his lips. She faced the counter. Where the hell is that coffee? She
needed to be on the road, and not recounting the ways he’d made her come a year
ago. Knowing he still had the ability to captivate her attention made her blood
boil. Lines had been crossed, dotted, and underlined in Durant’s company.
one right now. The swipe of his tongue across his lips made her stomach clench.
She balled her fist. Moments later, she felt the brush of his hand graze her
lower back. She didn’t dare turn around, and with the steady stream of people
roaming the diner, no one would notice that Durant was standing inappropriately
close behind her. The heat from his breath fanned the back of her neck.
leaned forward, grabbing a menu.
pleasure to see you as well, Elle.”
spreading throughout her body. “I doubt your associates would see it that way.”
sound of his laughter was rich and filling, just as he’d been when their bodies
henchman who does delivery.”
He moved closer, the hard muscles of his chest pressed against her back. An innocent
onlooker would only see a man perusing the menu and not the sensual heat
ricocheting between them.
her belly, and tugged her backward. Her ass brushed his erection. “What’s good
here?” he said against her ear, inhaling her scent.
before she pushed away, only to feel his hand clamp tightly against her. Her
body responded swiftly, and her clit quivered wildly. She bit her lip to stop
from moaning out loud. She wouldn’t give him the satisfaction.
he replied huskily.
glazed donuts for the wait.”
attention to the cashier, flashing a smile. “Thanks.” The caffeine would do
little to smooth over the tumultuous emotions rumbling within her.
something like that again, I will
shoot you, Kane.” She maneuvered around him, wanting to put as much distance
between them as possible.