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fall for the mysterious man riding in the backseat.
I came across crazy people on the daily giving rides to strangers for a living.
I carried pepper spray and I wasn’t afraid to use it. But one gorgeous male in
a fake mustache and a story he wasn’t willing to share, and I was ready to
climb in the backseat to peel his layers. He’s a distraction I don’t need as I
graduate online college and try to get my first professional job so I can move
out of my parents’ house before I’m thirty. I’m so close to realizing my dreams
I can taste it.
I should have never hit on my driver. Even if she was the hottest thing I’d
seen in cutoff jean shorts in maybe forever. I wasn’t in Auburn Hill for
personal reasons and getting involved with the locals came ill-advised as I set
up my new business. I probably shouldn’t know she curses like a sailor in bed
considering I wind up interviewing her for a position in my company. Now I’m
thinking of all kinds of positions I can put her in. Maybe she’ll settle for being
an employee with benefits…
But none of that matters now. Because I fired her.
Pretty sure there’s no coming back from that.
what I think you’re suggesting?” I asked, testing the waters.
Her lips tilted up into a blinding smile. “Why can’t friends come with certain
benefits, you know?”
It was official. My pants were too tight for this conversation. Not even Red
making weird noises in the back seat could put a damper on the desire coursing
through my veins with just one simple question.
“Hell, yes, they can,” I breathed.
“Maybe our first course of action is finding you a babysitter. And by you, I
She blushed and I couldn’t help but slide one hand onto her bare thigh. “Will
you wear a black skirt and put your hair in a ponytail for me?”
She squirmed. I inched my hand higher.
“Sure thing, boss,” she whispered.
spends her time behind a computer crafting stories, walking the beaches of
southern California, and making healthy food for her kids and husband whether
they like it or not. Prior to writing novels, Marika held various jobs in the
finance industry, with private start-up companies, and then in health &
fitness. Cats may have nine lives, but Marika believes everyone should have
nine careers to keep things spicy.
enjoys writing all types of fiction novels, based on what inspires her. Right
now she’s working on a new steamy RomCom series along with sweet romances to
make your heart explode. All her books come with a money-back guarantee that
you’ll smile at least once with every book.
information can be found at www.marikaray.com