hunky single dad… and my neighbor.
bad-mannered, and reclusive.
away from him… except I can’t.
fire, and you will get burned.
can easily be broken again.
contemporary romance from award-winning international bestselling author SC
Daiko, a beautiful love story with plenty of heat and angst.
through it. Birdsong and the scent of blackberries fills the air. I let Toby
off his leash and he immediately starts foraging for anything edible… wild
fruit being his favourite snack.
up in good time. Soon I come to a glade where the trees have been thinned out.
Oh shit, standing in the middle of the clearing is Daniel. He’s bare-chested
and dressed in running shorts, doing stretching exercises braced against a
fallen tree trunk.
and rake my gaze over him. His thick almost-black hair is dripping sweat; it
falls down his face and the back of his solid neck. His beard is unkept and
wild-looking. But it’s his powerful body that mesmerises me and I study the
tats on his muscular arms, tempted to get closer for a better look. God, he’s
beautiful, I suddenly realise. Beautiful but freaking scary at the same time.
it, Cat. You shouldn’t be looking at him that way. The man in front of you is a
brute. You need to keep your distance from him.
and prepare to make my way back down the path. Except, Toby comes bounding up
and starts to bark.
I was scared before now I’m practically peeing myself. He straightens himself
to his full height, still glaring at me, not saying a word.
hold of his collar and fasten the lead. “Sorry to disturb you.” I bite at my
lips. “We’ll get out of your way.”
intricate patterns. He catches my gaze, and I feel my face burning up.
teeth. “Leave me alone.”
an edgy laugh.
down the pathway, Toby at my heel.
award-winning, international bestselling contemporary romance author. Originally
from the UK, she now lives in Italy with her husband and two cats.