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As America’s favorite life coach, Ginnifer has inspired millions with her message of self-love and the ability to have a perfectly balanced life. The only problem is she’s living a lie. Her schedule’s so packed she could implode, her kids hate her and her husband has left her. A broken Ginnifer has to put on a blissful face as she attends the biggest spiritual convention of the year.
Joshua is a hot young renegade who wants to strip Ginnifer of her too-perfect image along with her clothes. He wants her naked, emotionally and physically. And Joshua knows something about Ginnifer that may force her to do whatever he commands.
Genre: Erotic Contemporary RomancePurchase links: Ellora's Cave Amazon ARe Kobo B&N
Release Date: March 19, 2014
Publisher: Ellora's Cave
Excerpt & More
Backstage in the green room, Ginnifer’s hands trembled as she gulped water. Her discussion with Joshua Black had been more of a spiritual shootout. She’d held her own even though it was difficult to fight his accusations that she was no longer speaking from the heart. Or, as he put it, that she was full of shit.
Hearing him say that had been so hard because deep down Ginnifer suspected he was right. And also because he was so damn sexy even as he was trying to take her down.
Ginnifer asked for a few minutes alone, and the conference organizers, stylists and publicists all cleared out of the green room. Maybe now she could quiet the crazed vibrations in her body, from her thudding heart to the tremors of desire between her legs. She hadn’t been this attracted to anyone in ages. Why did it have to be a man who so openly despised her? And what did Joshua Black have against her anyway? Why were his dark eyes focused with such laser intensity on hers that she had to look away?
Even when she had, her own gaze fell to his sculpted chest and the lightly tanned skin on his sinewy forearms. And to his long legs, flung open toward her as if daring her to look at his masculinity.
And she had. Joshua Black had the right to swagger. Ginnifer gulped water again as she imagined what his erection might be like. Probably large and somewhat threatening. She felt the pulse of need between her legs again. How long since she had been touched? Not being able to remember was a bad sign.
She leaned her forehead against the wall and wondered if she had time to touch herself now. It wouldn’t be as satisfying as making love but it might put out part of the sexual bonfire Joshua Black had ignited within her.
Ginnifer heard the door open behind her and someone enter. “Just another moment, please,” she murmured. When the door clicked shut she turned around.
There stood Joshua Black, grinning like the devil himself. “I think we’ll need a while longer than a moment.”
Ginnifer wasn’t sure if she gasped or was inhaling to say something. Either way, in that one breath Joshua Black strode over on those long legs of his, gathered her up in his muscled arms and kissed her.
Yes. Oh yes please was Ginnifer’s first and only thought. Joshua poured gasoline on the fire inside when he pushed her lips apart and invaded her mouth with his tongue. His moist and velvety muscle was a playful intruder, caressing as much as probing. Pleasure overruled shock and Ginnifer responded, licking back and sucking shyly. Another surprise was the taste of his mouth, which had the sweet trace of lavender candy.
Joshua deepened the kiss and pressed his body against hers. Ginnifer obeyed a white-hot instinct to wrap her arms around him and get as close to him as she could. She whimpered within their kiss when she felt his rock-hard erection pressing against her needy sex.
He abruptly broke the kiss and grinned in a way that made Ginnifer pray this wasn’t all a nasty joke. But then Joshua nuzzled her tenderly. “You still have some honesty in you. I want to see more of that,” he said. “Take your clothes off.”
Ginnifer’s eyes went wide. “What?”
“Take your clothes off. I want to fuck you. I’m going to fuck you hard enough to make you real again.”
A knock at the door made her jump in his arms. Joshua kept holding her close and coolly responded, “We’re busy.”
The knock brought Ginnifer back to reality. “Let go of me,” she said as she tried to wriggle free. “You probably have some of your tattooed groupies taking photos of us to post on your website. You’re just trying to trick me.”
“No tricks.” He brushed his lips against hers. “Just treats.” He licked the space between her lips with a softness that made her relax into his strong arms again. He gently explored the neglected spaces under her lips and inside her cheeks. He gave her tongue a luxurious massage with his. She melted against him. Then he pulled away to whisper “I want to do that between your legs.”
For a long moment Ginnifer forgot to breathe. Then she gasped. “I… I can’t…”
“Bullshit,” Joshua said, though more pleasantly this time. “For once just tell the truth. Do you want me to fuck you?”
“Yes.” Her answer felt as though it had squeezed between prison bars. “I want you.”
Joshua gave her a satisfied smile. “You look beautiful when you’re honest. I’m telling you, the truth will make you come even harder than I can. Honesty,” Joshua promised, “will give you a soulgasm.”
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