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When his lips moved persuasively on hers, Brenna lifted her arms to encircle his neck as she opened her mouth to him. His questing tongue surged inside with a reckless aggression that thrilled her. He explored the warm, wet secrets behind her lips with an arousing, exciting boldness that left her the hungry one. She sank heavily against him and he accepted the weight of her, letting it carry them both backward until she was lying on top of him. When Brenna tried to catch her breath and her common sense, he tangled her legs in his own and held her head close.
She stood very still for a moment, listening to the quiet sounds of the cabin. Then she began to relax slightly. He wasn’t in the house, she was certain now. A bath, she thought grimly, that was what she needed first. The scent of him seemed to have somehow combined with her own. She made her way to the bathroom and locked the door behind her. What the hell was the matter with her? Brenna demanded of herself in the mirror. Why was she so nervous this morning? So she had let herself be seduced by a mood and a man unlike any other she had ever known.
Ryder was in the room. She had never seen him enter, never heard that silent stride as he crossed to the kitchen. The first intimation of his presence was when he swung a fist that collided with Damon’s jaw. Dr. Damon Fielding toppled to the floor before Brenna’s horrified gaze. ” Rushing to the fallen man’s side was an automatic reflex, Brenna realized even as she did so. She would have gone to the aid of whichever man had taken the fall. ” Ryder’s voice was incredibly soft. But she was already kneeling on the floor beside the other man even as Damon groaned and opened his eyes weakly.
Affair of Honor #49 by Stephanie James