By Lavyrle Spencer
New York Times bestselling writer LaVyrle Spencer bargains a narrative approximately falling in love, and discovering the braveness to persist with your desires…
Lee Walker understands it won’t be effortless to begin a brand new lifestyles in a brand new urban. yet she is on a venture: to end up to everybody, and to herself, that she will be able to make it the following, operating within the masculine international of the development undefined. whilst contracting rival Sam Brown bargains her a role, Lee is surprised and a bit cautious. Sam’s reasons look honorable sufficient, no matter if he doesn’t see her in a strictly specialist mild.
In truth, Sam sees her because the lady she’s consistently was hoping to be—smart, able, hot, humorous and attractive. sooner than she is aware it, Lee is falling head over heels for her boss. yet a part of her is bound that telling Sam approximately her earlier might have him backing away, quickly. Now she needs to make a choice from keeping her bruised and battered heart—or trusting it to a guy whose quiet power simply could heal it…
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When the woman stepped back, Sam’s eyes caught Lee’s. Immediately she ducked to take a sip of her drink. The glass felt slippery in her hand. She dried her palm on her thigh, and applied herself to the menu again, ever so studiously, damning the waitress for walking off without asking if she was ready to order. The woman returned at last with pencil and pad. So far Lee had managed to keep her eyes off the table by the window. ” Does a one-legged duck swim in a circle? Lee bit back the snippy retort and forcibly pasted a pleasant smile on her face.
Now she had his full attention. He leaned closer. ” His brows curled, and he checked his watch hurriedly. But at that moment an enormous red-faced man clapped a big paw on Sam Brown’s shoulder and turned him around. “Sam, if we’re going to talk about that subcontract, we’d better get going. ” Brown nodded. “I’ll be right with you, John. ” He turned hastily back to Lee. “I’m sorry I have to run. Where are you staying? ” He was already easing toward the door. “Hey, wait a minute, I—” “Sorry, but I have a previous commitment.
The waitress brought coffee, interrupting them momentarily. C. ” she asked curiously. ” “It was my dad. He was the one who knew every contractor’s secrets around town. ” “He died four years ago,” Sam stated unemotionally, cutting into his prime rib. “I . . ” He looked up brightly. “Oh, don’t be. My father had a hell of a good life, did everything he ever wanted to do, died a happy man . . ” His brown eyes twinkled. ” Even though Sam Brown pronounced all this with no apparent sadness, Lee felt awkward sharing his private history this way when she scarcely knew him.
A Promise to Cherish by Lavyrle Spencer