I was a single mother with nothing to offer him. The last thing I needed was a complication in my life.
My heart was off limits, but it didn’t take long for him to wear me down with his gorgeous smile and charming ways.
I was a fool to think we could last.
Even though I did the right thing for the wrong reason, it didn’t matter in the end.
Secrets always have a way of coming out, and I was keeping the biggest one of all.
I was living the good life. Or so I thought. Until I stumbled into a little Carolina diner for a cup of coffee, and my word started to shift and change in a way that I never saw coming.
I thought she would be mine forever.
Until her ex reappeared back in her life.
They say that every story should have a happy ending, but I would settle for a happy middle, because I’m not sure we’ll even make it to the end.
She closed her eyes momentarily, as I tenderly caressed her skin. “We have all night, Jack.” Her voice was quiet, almost pained. “And I want to remember everything about tonight in case it’s the only one we have.” She blinked up at me, her eyes blazed with heat. “Give me something to remember.”