By Lisa Marie Rice

Lieutenant Alex Cruz eats, sleeps and breathes legislation enforcement. he is tricky and brusque, and police officers and criminals alike tremble sooner than him. and that is the means he likes it. until eventually he meets Caitlin Summers-and makes a decision he desires her trembling underneath him. the gorgeous pupil is doing dissertation study in his cop store, and heavily messing together with his head. His self-imposed sexual abstinence involves a screeching halt in Caitlin's ratty resort room and dies an enduring demise in his mattress. . .and his kitchen. . .and his front room. Caitlin is usually clever and humorous, style and beneficiant, her smile a burst of heat in his chilly, austere lifestyles. And that scares the crap out of him. along with his head and middle struggling with a conflict of wills, Alex can slightly pay attention to paintings. and that is too bad-because his harmful activity and his newfound love are approximately to conflict within the worst method attainable. writer observe: a great Specimen was once formerly published via one other writer lower than the identify Taming Nick.

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Caitlin was watching him steadily out of those clear, pale blue eyes. “You should be okay taking the bus in the mornings. ” Nail it down. ” She nodded, eyes huge. Christ, he had to get out of there. She was unspeakably beautiful with the flush of the orgasm pinking her cheeks. Alex knew that if he didn‟t go now, he wouldn‟t be going at all. ” She nodded again. ” He stepped out and waited as she closed the door, locked it, and didn‟t leave until he heard the scrape of the chair on the floor and the bump as it was leaned against the door.

Tomorrow evening,” Alex said, pointing a finger at her. ” Caitlin repeated, bewildered. Her brow furrowed. She couldn‟t make sense of what he was saying. “You‟ll pick me up—” She blinked. ” “Dinner,” Alex said, jaw muscles bunching, and turned away. Caitlin could hear his footsteps echoing down the corridor. Confused, she turned to Kathy Martello. ” Sgt. Martello kept her expression bland. She pursed her lips. ” “I know what dinner is, I just…” Caitlin made an exasperated sound and rolled her eyes.

She wasn‟t a dummy and she wasn‟t without street smarts. “I won‟t be wandering around, Lieu— Alex. I have every intention of being careful, believe me. I know how to behave in dangerous areas. ” Caitlin might as well have been talking to the wind. He‟d taken hold of her elbow again in a grip that was just shy of painful and totally unbreakable. She was being walked toward a side door and there was absolutely nothing she could do about it, unless she wanted to create a scene or leave her elbow behind.

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