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October 12th, 2013
My Sexy Saturday: Lovers at Last


Welcome to My Sexy Saturday, a fun blog hop that I’m taking part in today for the first time. Here are the details: every Saturday, published and unpublished authors will be sharing 7 words, sentences, or paragraphs from a work-in-progress or an already published story.

My seven this week comes from Lovers at Last, a friends to lovers story. Justin has a thing for his friend Pearl, and when Pearl’s current boyfriend tosses her aside, Justin decides it’s time to make his move.

Lovers at Last


Pearl’s master plan to catch a rich husband—results so far…A for effort, F for success.

Justin Collet wants way more than friendship from Pearl. He craves love, laughter and hot, down-and-dirty passion. A life partner. All he needs to do is convince Pearl.

A broken relationship, a few drinks and a string of pearls. Comforting Pearl takes a turn into carnal territory. Heat blossoms between them, fiery and consuming. Sweet kisses inflame and erotic whispers tempt. It’s all or nothing for Justin as he seduces Pearl into agreeing they’re lovers at last.





He blinked slowly, his thick, lush lashes sweeping his cheeks. “Wow, you sure told him.”

Pearl cuffed him across the shoulder. “Don’t be smart.” She eyed his lips, wanting comfort. They were firm, the bottom lip fuller than the top. Sexy. Without another thought she leaned close and stole a taste. Justin froze the second their lips met. They stared at each other, their lips centimeters apart, still almost touching. Pearl shuddered, closed her eyes to dive in for another taste. This time Justin was ready for her. He turned her into his arms and tunneled his hand into her hair, tugging strands from her artfully placed jeweled combs. For once she didn’t care. All she wanted to do was kiss him, needing to know she was desirable. Their lips slid together and Justin took over. He nipped and delicately licked, tracing his tongue along her bottom lip. Sensation simmered through her, but it wasn’t enough. She moaned softly, opening her mouth in a silent demand for more. Their tongues tangled in a lazy dance, slamming pleasure through her body. She moaned again and wound her hands around his strong neck, holding tight, rubbing her breasts against his chest in blatant invitation.

When they pulled apart, they were both breathing hard and his thick erection pressed against his fly. Pearl snorted softly. At least he was quick on the uptake. Andrew, despite his wealth and career hadn’t been the brightest bulb, which was probably why he’d managed to get things so wrong.

“Are you sure you want this? It will change everything between us,” Justin murmured, his gray eyes stormy with passion. She shivered, rubbing against him, dragging her hard nipples over his muscular chest again because it felt so good.

“Justin,” she whispered, tilting her head up for more.

“I want to hear the words, Pearl. I don’t want you to say later that I took advantage of your vulnerable state.”

Pearl stared him straight in the eyes. Her heart beat a fast tattoo but her voice emerged strong and even. “I want you to fuck me, Justin.”

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15 comments to “My Sexy Saturday: Lovers at Last”

  1. I love this sexy seven! A great hook to end on :-)

  2. Thanks, Christina!

  3. Wow, that is one sexy excerpt. Love the cover too.

  4. Thanks, Mary.

  5. Very sexy 7 :)

  6. Thanks for stopping by, Samara.

  7. That was one hot kiss! And what a way to end this excerpt! ;)

  8. I’m glad you enjoyed the seven, Jessica.

  9. Hot and spicy! Thanks for the excerpt!

  10. Thanks for stopping by, Lydia.

  11. Hot! And intriguing too!

    Sounds like a great read!

  12. Thanks, Nas :)

  13. I like that he’s a really good friend – you can feel that. They are both certainly ready for this. :) Very nice!

  14. I really enjoy the friends-to-lovers trope. So much fun to write. Thanks for stopping by!

  15. That last line is certainly to the point. :)