By Laura Wright
The location: Hard-driving company powerhouse—and very proven bachelor—C. okay. Tanner wishes a "pretend" spouse to assist him persuade an old school company affiliate that he is a typical, trustworthy kin man.…The unwilling candidate: Abby McGrady, a gorgeous, self reliant younger lady who works within the mail room and detests virtually every thing approximately her smug, insufferable—but drop-dead-gorgeous—employer.…The hassle: the 2 of them are all mistaken for every other—but they can not maintain their arms off one another, both. And the sparks flying are sufficient to make anyone are looking to flip a "temporary" partnership into the deal of a lifetime.…
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Wow," he heard her say quietly. " With his back to her, he couldn't help but smile at her guilelessness. " she called to him. " "Later. At dinner," he replied succinctly as he reached the door. " It was only partly a lie, he thought as he turned in the doorway and watched her walk up the stairs, her hips swaying gently with the movement. He did have work to do, always had work to do. But this time he was using it as an excuse to get away from the pretty redhead who was threatening to drive him crazy.
What was she supposed to say now as his gaze blazed down into hers, gold fire and pure heat? He lifted a brow. " She just stared at him. " He chuckled hoarsely. " Heat surged into her cheeks. If she wasn't bumbling with her feet, she was doing it with her mouth. " He slipped the platinum band on his finger unceremoniously. Abby cleared her throat. " His eyes twinkled. "A little tight. " Somewhere a bell chimed. A soft, tinkling sound that only just nudged her from her dreamlike state. Then it chimed again.
Stay cool, boy, or you're cooked. He closed his eyes for a moment, then opened them, feeling in control once again. " Abby felt her eyes widen, her cheeks turning instantly scarlet. She looked down at her shoes. Fine? She'd just spent hours being plucked and curled and powdered, and the man had the nerve to tell her she looked fine? She didn't expect him to tell her she looked stunning or anything, but pretty would've done it, or really good. Abby sighed inwardly. Oh, who was she kidding? She felt gorgeous for the first time in her life and she wanted him to tell her so.