By Maureen Smith
Journalist Riley Kane has lengthy suspected that the demise of her fiance, Trevor, a San Antonio police officer, used to be now not an easy twist of fate. the single one that can discover the reality approximately Trevor is his former accomplice, Noah Roarke. yet concepts of Noah fill Riley with in charge longing. Noah stored his distance from attractive, tempting Riley whereas Trevor was once alive. Now she's again, in his office-and in his fingers. Blindsided by means of the warmth that surges among them, Noah tells himself that the earlier he is helping Riley locate closure, the earlier she will depart city. yet getting her out of his method -- and out of his middle -- will not be that easy...
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Riley was a constant reminder of Trevor, of the senseless shooting that had claimed his life. Noah couldn’t look at her without remembering how much Trevor had loved and worshipped her, how ecstatic he’d been when she finally agreed to marry him. And Noah couldn’t look at Riley without being reminded of his own forbidden feelings for her. From the very beginning she’d intrigued and fascinated him, tempting him as no other woman ever had. He’d quickly learned that being anywhere near her was the worst form of torture he could imagine, so he’d kept his distance.
I’m not sure I like where you’re going with this, Riley,” he said, his voice a low, steely warning. ” Riley swallowed with difficulty. “I don’t know, Noah,” she whispered. “You don’t know,” he repeated flatly. “No, I don’t. ” Noah exploded, lunging to his feet with a fluidity that defied his powerful build. ” Riley cried hoarsely. ” “Damn it, Riley! Do you know how many women have walked through that door and begged me to help exonerate their convicted husbands and boyfriends? Trevor died honorably in the line of duty while trying to apprehend a criminal.
Knowing he could no longer put it off, Noah went in search of his uninvited houseguest. When he reached the entry to the living room, he froze, riveted by the sight that greeted him. Riley was curled up on the leather sofa with her head propped on her arms and her legs tucked underneath her long skirt. She was fast asleep. Dozing soundly on the floor at her feet was Eskimo. For several moments Noah just stood there, air stalled in his lungs, unable to look away. It was only when Eskimo quietly flicked his tail that Noah came out of his trance and remembered to breathe again.
A Guilty Affair by Maureen Smith