from my white knight. He was my drug. One hit and I was addicted to him.I ran from him to save my life. I kept running to regain my sanity. Kyle would
help me with that. His warmth and familiarity were just what I needed to
get back on track. Beautiful in his own right, Kyle was everything I once knew
to be good about the world. Kyle was perfect for me, he always had been.
Except he wasn’t Sebastian, he could never be. The horrors of my past pulled me
away from him. The nightmares of my present would bring us back together.
Confused though I was, I knew Sebastian was the only choice. The damage done
was great, our love greater. Surviving each other would take everything we had,
but it was the only option.
Every mistake we had made would collapse on top of us, burying us alive in a
mountain of anger and guilt. Neither of us could have prepared for what was
coming. The only way out was through. The question became, would we be strong
enough to make it through together or would our secrets tear us apart once
sip of my beer before checking it.
my dad are paying close attention, I look up. Sebastian is on the other side of
the room, but I can feel the smoldering heat from his stare. His forehead
appears to be creased with tension, and his jaw is set in the way it does when
he’s livid about something.
I do that, hotshot? Seeing you crazy terrifies me.
I reply. I’m not insisting on anything. You were never supposed to see
this. It doesn’t count if you weren’t supposed to see it, right? Or does that
only work for you?
my attention back to Kyle who has just finished paying for our dinner.
“Let’s hit it.”
hand on my lower back as he guides me to the door. My phone vibrates in my
purse, but I choose to ignore it. I’m not going to let Sebastian ruin this
night for Kyle. Not when I know how much it means to him.
in, followed by my dad and then Kyle. My phone vibrates again and I slide the
clutch onto the seat beside me.
ask Kyle. “Nervous, excited?”
“This is the easy part of the evening.”
me know he’s planning something. Before I can ask what it is, his phone rings.
He smiles and holds up a finger. Nodding, I decide to text Geoff to make sure
they’re on their way.
vibrates a third time and let out a deep sigh as I slide my finger across the
screen. My dad eyes me curiously and I shake my head.
“Work,” I say.
doesn’t say anything else about it.
us, Danielle. This is why we need to talk.
fight. Just remember that.
start. I did not move here to fall for a
man like Sebastian.
like a storm in the peak of the night…dark, raging, all-consuming, and
guaranteed to leave destruction in his wake. From the moment our eyes met, he
had a hold on me. I wanted, craved, and needed him like nothing I had ever
submission. From the moment he handed me the contract, I knew what he was
proposing would destroy me. What I had not planned was his ability to make me
crave destruction. I would lose myself in him. Sebastian knew how to take me
over the edge, and before I even knew it, I wanted to go freefalling.
the ability to destroy us. What I had not calculated was the power of his to do
the same. My dark, brooding, impeccably sexual, alpha-male had his own crosses
to bear. I was not sure I was strong enough to handle them, or the woman who
helped chain him there.
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be traced back to her fourth grade year, when a history lesson on Native
Americans became too unimaginative for her liking. She took it upon
herself to liven things up by creating a story that was based on half-truths
about a self-named Indian Princess. Kandice is in fact of Native American
heritage (her great-grandmother was a full-blooded Cherokee) and in her own
mind a princess, so you can see where her inspiration came from. Her
story was a huge hit with friends, and an author was born.
rural Arkansas, where she currently lives with her husband and three children.
Though, if you ask her she’ll confirm that her soul is lost somewhere on the
west coast waiting for the day that her body can rejoin it.