Dancing in the Dark (Loveswept, Book 609) by Linda Cajio

By Linda Cajio

Charity Brown can't think her eyes while she stumbles upon Jake Halford, her company's new vp, bare and appearing a sacred rite within the wooden.

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They’d talked, live via satellite, during the drive between Lucky’s and the Roadhouse. ” Ayanna sat serenely, crocheting away. “He said no,” Cheyenne reported. ” “Take a breath, Nigel. ” “I have to look at the land. Tomorrow morning. ” “Anybody’s guess,” Cheyenne said wearily, moving her purse to sink into the chair herself. ” “Maybe you shouldn’t have sprung it on him so soon,” Nigel mused. Cheyenne could just see her boss’s bushy brows knitting together in a thoughtful frown. She wondered if he’d ever considered investing in a weed eater, for purposes of personal grooming.

Coins clinked into the jukebox. After a brief intro, Kenny Rogers proclaimed the wisdom of knowing when to hold ’em, and when to fold ’em. When to walk away, and when to run. Jesse knew all about holding and folding, but walking away was anathema to him, never mind running. Wade matched Jesse’s bet and raised him three hundred. Jesse responded in kind. Nurleen turned the river card. A deuce of hearts. Jesse let his grin show again. “Call,” Wade said. He pushed his wager to the middle of the table, showed his cards.

The smile faded to black. She wanted the land. “Damn,” he muttered, watching in the side mirror as Cheyenne’s car turned into the lot and pulled up beside him. He sighed. She’d been pretty, as a girl. Strangely alert, too, like a deer raising its head at a watering hole at the snap of a twig, sniffing the wind for the scent of danger. Now, as a woman, Cheyenne Bridges was beautiful. Slight in adolescence, she’d rounded out real well, and if she’d let that rich dark hair down from the prim French twist and ditch the librarian gear, she’d be a showstopper.

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