Throwback Thursday: The Accidental Countess - Melissa Schroeder

Throwback Thursday: The Accidental Countess

June 15, 2017


Once Upon an Accident, Book 1

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“I don’t bite unless asked.” His teasing tone was almost her undoing. How long had it been since she’d had someone to share a jest with? She craved that as much as she craved his kisses. “I just need some help and then I’ll leave you be. My fingers just don’t seem to want to work.”

It was a lie, she was sure of it. But the more she tried to keep her composure rigid, the more she found herself softening. He would hurt her in the end. She knew it and he knew it. But in the dark, Colleen allowed the need she’d ignored most of her life to push her forward. She stepped closer and took his hand.

His breath escaped in a sigh, as if he had been worried she’d deny his request. His large, warm fingers wrapped around her hand.

“You’re as cold as ice,” he said, his voice now a whisper that stirred longings and desires she’d never known dwelled within her.

He pulled her closer, his hand still firmly gripping hers. He urged her into the vee of his legs. Her breasts, now level with his eyes, swelled and grew heavy, and her nipples tightened almost painfully.

“You need to stand so I can get your pants off you.”

He chuckled again. “I’ll let you in on a little secret, love. You don’t have to be standing to do that.”

The next instant, he tugged her onto the bed and rolled on top of her. His hardened body covered her from head to toe. His arousal pressed against her most private parts.

“Now, let’s talk about your helping me with my pants.”

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