This week’s Sunday snippet from CUP OF SUGAR follows hot (and I do mean hot) on the heels of last week’s excerpt. Neighbors who’ve found themselves on a spontaneous New Year’s Eve road trip, Conn and Nia have been forced to spend the night together in a motel room that has only one bed…
She shifted her appraisal from the loveseat in question to Conn, currently bent at the waist, untying his boots. His t-shirt stretched across broad shoulders, the light-gray fabric molding to his body, showcasing every muscular lump and bump of his back before it gave way to a strip of skin above the waist of his jeans. Jeans that went on for days because his legs were so damn long.
“You’re too big, you’ll never fit.”
His boot thudded to the floor and he straightened. Returned to full height, he looked down at her with unadulterated mischief. “Have some faith, sweetheart.”
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Cup of Sugar
Nia has one rule—don’t date neighbors. Simple, except the guy next door is single, handsome, and not inclined to close his blinds while naked. When her car dies, Conn takes “being neighborly” to a new level by offering a ride to her long-distance destination. Nia has resisted his looks and charm for months. Surely she can handle a few hours in his truck…
For months, Conn has blatantly put himself on display, hoping his pretty blonde neighbor would tire of secretly watching and come knock on his door for a cup of sugar—or more. No such luck—until an unusual opportunity arises. After a six-hour drive turns into a sweet-and-sexy weekend, Conn wants more than neighborly status with Nia. To get it, he must convince her to break the rule protecting her heart—by putting his on the line.