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A hot, sweet kiss to start the day

 

 

 

 

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Blurb:

Amber’s life sucks. Her ex got her thrown out of college, then fired from her job. When she’s hired for a mystery shopping assignment, she hopes this is exactly what she needs to kick-start her life and get her back on track.

Jaeger is all business when he hires Amber to check out the spa he’s purchasing. If she can help him prove that the venture will be a success, then he can build his own future, not the one his family has mapped out for him. Becoming attracted to his sexy spy isn’t part of the plan.

Amber can’t see how she fits into Jaeger’s world, and he’s too uptight to ever fit into hers. Circumstances bring them together, in bed and out, but when a secret from his upper-class life is revealed, Amber must decide if she can trust him. Or is her life going down in flames all over again?

 

Excerpt:

“Earth to Jaeger.” She snapped her fingers near his face. “You’re somewhere far away. What’s going on there?”

Hell with it. He leaned over the console, cupped her head in his hand and pulled her to him.

It was like breathing in fire. She was hot and wild, her mouth every bit as delicious as he’d imagined. She didn’t move for a fraction of a second, then she responded, opening her lips and allowing his tongue to enter, chasing it with her own.

Hours, he could spend hours doing this. His one hand remained on the back of her head and the other in his lap, though he longed to bring it to her throat and caress the soft skin there.

 

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Not going to fall in love

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Amber is trying not to fall for Jaeger, not to fall in love. Check out the excerpt below and see if you don’t think it’s too late.

Amber’s life sucks. Her ex got her thrown out of college, then fired from her job. When she’s hired for a mystery shopping assignment, she hopes this is exactly what she needs to kick-start her life and get her back on track.

Jaeger is all business when he hires Amber to check out the spa he’s purchasing. If she can help him prove that the venture will be a success, then he can build his own future, not the one his family has mapped out for him. Becoming attracted to his sexy spy isn’t part of the plan.

Amber can’t see how she fits into Jaeger’s world, and he’s too uptight to ever fit into hers. Circumstances bring them together, in bed and out, but when a secret from his upper-class life is revealed, Amber must decide if she can trust him. Or is her life going down in flames all over again?

EXCERPT:

It was a beautiful autumn day, cool for Florida this time of year. Amber was happy to put on a jacket and breathed the fresh air deeply into her lungs as she strolled along the sidewalks near her house. Though they lived a distance from the water, she could still taste a slight touch of sea salt on the back of her tongue.

The vibration of her phone reminded her she’d turned down the ringer the night before. Jaeger. A smile lit her face when she answered.

“Hey there.”

“Hey there yourself. How come you left last night? I wanted to wake up with you this morning.”

“Oh, you know. I thought it might have been awkward.”

“I thought it might have been fun. I want to see you naked in the sunlight.”

A chill traveled across her body, as though his words were like his fingers, dancing over her skin.

“So, we can save that for another time.”

“I plan on it. You doing okay today?”

“I’m wonderful.”

She tried to play it cool but failed miserably. Clearly, he could hear how happy she was.

“Me too. That was great. Sex was. Not just sex, the whole thing. Everything with you was great. Shit. Do I sound like an idiot to you? Cause I sure do to me.”

She burst out laughing.

“No, you sound…wonderful. I can’t think of any other words right now. Sorry.”

He laughed too.

“Yeah, I know the feeling. Listen, I’ve got to go. I’m getting ready to head to the spa.”

“Do you want me to come in?”

“No, take the day off. I’ll see you Monday, regular time.”

“Sooooo, this doesn’t change anything between us, right?” Amber asked.

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Naomi Bellina

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I’m ready to party, even though it’s Monday ADULT EXCERPT

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I’m delighted to share this unofficial excerpt from my New Adult book, Don’t Say No, coming soon from Heart’s Desire Press. I hope you enjoy it!

 

“I’m really, really glad you’re on board here, Amber. Have I told you that?” Jaeger said softly. He reached up and tucked a wayward strand of her hair behind her ears.

“I think you mentioned it,” she said and parted her lips.

He wanted to kiss her again, wildly inappropriate or not, she knew. She wanted him to kiss her, knowing it was wicked and selfish. His lips felt good and right now she just wanted to feel good. She didn’t want to think about her future, about goals, about anything. She just wanted to feel. Was that asking too much?

His hand moved from her hair to the back of her head. She took a step closer, near enough to smell him. He’d worked up a little sweat climbing on that ladder and his scent went straight to her core. Heat fired up between her legs and her nipples tightened. It seemed like forever before he bent and kissed her.

It was just as hot and fine as she remembered from the last time. She whimpered into his mouth and let him in. Their tongues explored as he pulled her in closer, both hands holding her head now. She wrapped her hands around the back of his neck, her fingers twining in his hair. He pulled away slightly then bent lower, licking her neck, burying his face in her skin. His hands moved down her body and landed on her ass.

Parting her legs slightly, she pushed her pelvis against his. Oh yeah, he wanted her. His erection pressed into her stomach and she rubbed her body on his, bringing a long moan from him. She tilted her head as he continued to lick and suck her neck, his hands still squeezing her ass. Desire raced through her, powerful and all-consuming. Her arms were around his waist now and she snaked her hands up his shirt. She wanted desperately to take it off, to run her fingers all over his bare skin.

Moving carefully, he eased her against a wall and before she knew what had happened, he pulled her shirt over her head. Immediately, he bent back down. Now his hands were on her breasts, kneading them through her bra. He looked at her for just a moment, his eyes dark with desire, then bent his head again. Pushing one breast out, he licked her nipple, running his tongue hard over the pointed tip.

Sparks of fire flooded her body and her knees went weak. He repeated the motion, then took it into his mouth and sucked.

Now. She had to have him now. Fumbling at his jeans, she tried to undo the fastener. It finally gave way and she pulled out his cock, then ran her fingertips down his swollen shaft. Hard, oh lord he was hard. It was going to be so, so good to have that cock thrust inside her.

Warning bells rang in her head but she shushed them. Jaeger was not dating material, she’d already decided that. He was, however, hot and available. So she’d have a hookup. No big deal. Everyone did it and it was time for her to have a little fun again, to stop wallowing in the misery of a shitty break up, to stop worrying about money, about her mom, about how she was going to get back into school and out on her own.

Just a good, juicy fuck, that was all she wanted.

With a cry that sounded like pain, Jaeger suddenly let her go.

“No, I won’t do this.”

Panting hard, she stared at him.

“What? Why not? Why are you stopping?”

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Naomi Bellina

Provocative tales of love, lust, passion and magic

http://www.naomibellina.com/

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A stormy, hot excerpt

Okay, everyone do the anti-rain dance. We want to go for a motorcycle ride but if the storms don’t clear up soon, that won’t be happening. Speaking of storms, enjoy this excerpt from Her Wild Protector. A storm has hit the tropical island where the hero and heroine are hiding out. Their companions have an idea on how to spend a few hours without electricity and Tara and Marshall soon get into the spirit too.

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An accident gives her vision to see a secret group of shapeshifters. His job, protect her, whether she wants him to or not. Working together, they might both come out alive.

 Tara could tell Marshall and his companions had weathered a few storms together. No one panicked and their relaxed attitude set Tara’s mind at ease. She soon sank into the easy flow of the group, and as she laughed along with them reflected that this was the most fun she’d had in some time. A Scrabble board and a dictionary were produced, along with a Monopoly set, and Tara found out just how knowledgeable her companions were. The competition soon became wicked and Tara joined in wholeheartedly, determined to show these people she was not afraid to play rough.

At around noon they took a pause to make sandwiches and coleslaw, then settled back into the games. Maybe insulating herself from the world to avoid pain was not the best idea, Tara thought as the day went on. It might be time to open her heart, even at the risk of being hurt again. She watched Marshall as they played. He was at ease, his guard down. As she’d suspected, he was a lot of fun and though she knew the alcohol contributed to his high spirits, she also sensed he had an enjoyable personality when he was not under stress and his dark demons took a vacation.

Finally, toward late afternoon, Emma stretched and yawned loudly.

“I’m about ready for a nap,” she said, and turning to her husband, winked broadly.

Even in the dim light Tara saw Craig’s nostrils flare and she could swear the temperature in the room rose ten degrees. He licked his lips and his eyes followed his wife’s movements as her arms rose above her head and her tank top lifted to reveal her bejeweled belly button.

“Anyway, it’s time for the last push on the stock market. We don’t want to miss that, do we, hon? I think we can pick up the report on our cell phone.”

“Stock market?” Tara asked.

Craig chuckled. “You can take the girl out of New York, but you can’t totally take New York out of the girl. She loves her day trading. And she loves a good nap during a storm.”

“It keeps this old girl’s blood flowing,” Emma said, and Tara thought the very air would burst into flame if the looks the two lovebirds traded got any more scorching.

Marshall apparently picked up the same vibes. He cleared his throat.

“We’ll be fine here. You two go on home. We’ll call if anything comes up.”

“Don’t count on that. I’m sure the phone lines are down by now. Just holler out the window if you need us. Try not to.”

They departed, arms wrapped around each other’s waist.

The room suddenly seemed very small. Tara was all too aware of Marshall and their mutual attraction. Her nerve endings were raw and her heightened senses almost on overload. She was suddenly tired of being so timid, of not going after what she really wanted. Right now, she desperately wanted Marshall. She stood and went to him, took his hand and put it on her breast.

“When this is over, I may never see you again,” she said simply.

He gathered her into his arms.

“I know,” he answered and bent to kiss her.

His mouth covered hers hungrily, the touch of his lips lighting a fire in her veins. Her body reacted to his and she pressed into him, moaning with desire. The pull she’d felt since they met grew stronger with this physical contact, and she badly needed to feel the touch of his skin on hers. With shaking hands she began to unbutton his shirt. He felt the same sense of urgency and pushed her away, then ripped the garment off his body.

For just a moment he looked at her intently. Fire burned in those gold-flecked eyes and they seemed to drink her up. Then his lips were on hers again, his tongue exploring her mouth, sending a wave of desire through her body. She returned his kiss with a passion that surprised her. Never had she felt such longing for a man. Her panties were drenched and her nipples were almost painfully hard. She knew part of it was purely physical. Marshall was certainly attractive and sexy, but this intense longing for him came from a place deep in her soul. On some level, she connected completely with this man. Wrapped in his arms was the place she needed to be. Like the yin-yang symbol, they fit together to form a perfect circle.

His hands fumbled with her zipper and they stepped apart again, pulling off the remainder of their clothing. He gazed at her naked body, his chest rising and falling rapidly.

“You are the most beautiful sight I’ve ever seen,” he said hoarsely and scooped her into his arms. He pressed his lips to hers again and kissed her all the way to her bedroom. This time he took her mouth with a savage intensity, causing a shiver to run down her spine as she anticipated the ferocity of his desire. She felt him vibrate with a barely contained urgency. He laid her on the bed and kneeled next to it.

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 Naomi Bellina

Provocative tales of love, lust, passion and magic

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I love coffee, coffee loves me! A paranormal shifter excerpt to start our day

Good morning! I hope you are having a great day and have lots of fun or relaxation planned for the weekend. Me? I have to go to work shortly. But don’t worry, I’ll be popping in and out with excerpts today from Her Wild Protector, so tune in once and awhile and see what’s happening. Ready for the first one? Here we go! (Can you tell I’ve had my first cup of coffee? A little strong?)

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 So then I said…hey, are you listening to me?” Lola asked, waving her hand in front of Tara’s face.

“Yes, I’m listening. You said Alice ate someone’s month-old sandwich she stole from the lunchroom refrigerator and got sick.”

“You don’t seem especially interested in my fascinating story. Your eyes are meandering around like your brain is somewhere far away. Are you thinking about anything particular? Something you want to share?”

Tara didn’t. She was thinking about nothing and enjoying it immensely. She listened to Lola with only half her concentration.

Her friend didn’t wait for an answer and resumed her narrative. Tara took the opportunity to focus on a man who had caught a bit of her attention. He had dark hair that was just a little longer than was the fashion, but it looked good on him. Sunglasses hid his eyes, but the rest of his face was attractive, if one enjoyed the rugged, dangerous look. Tara did. Pretty boys made her nervous. She could never be with a man who spent more time on grooming than she did. This one looked like he woke up with the same sexy dark shadow on his chin that he now sported. She crossed her legs, a twinge of heat causing her heart to beat faster.

Dark and Dangerous sat with several other men and women who were dressed like they had just come from their office, the same as her group. His rigid posture suggested military training and his facial expression was serious. Unlike the others in his group, he did not appear to be having a good time. She couldn’t tell for sure, but it looked as if he was drinking bottled water. What was he doing at happy hour?

From what she could see of his upper torso through his button-down work shirt, his body was in good condition, a welcome change of pace from most men she dealt with in her work environment. Too many of them had let themselves go, developing beer bellies and sagging chins at a young age. She leaned a little farther in her chair to get a better look.

“Hey now, you checking out that man candy over there? I thought you weren’t interested in the opposite sex,” Lola teased.

“I’m trying to see that woman he’s with. She looks familiar.”

This was partially true. Tara was sure she’d seen his companion in the finance section once or twice. Right now, the woman was laughing loudly with one of those raucous, grating laughs that sounded like nails on a chalkboard.

“Yeah, she does something around here. I see her a lot, too. Damn, that laugh of hers is enough to make you want to rip off your ears. You think she’s drunk?” Lola asked.

She was something, if not drunk. Her companion had to move more than once to avoid her sloshing drink. Suddenly, all the noise and bar smells got to Tara. Her mysteriously heightened senses had reached overload and it was time to go. She hugged her friend and dug her keys from her purse.

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 Thank you for reading!!!

Naomi Bellina

Provocative tales of love, lust, passion and magic

http://www.naomibellina.com/

http://www.facebook.com/NaomiBellinaAuthor

https://twitter.com/TheGoddessNaomi

 

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