After Alex Polecheck's police officer husband, Sam, is stabbed in cold blood, she vows to see the murderer brought to justice. Peter, Sam’s best friend, and fellow police officer, seems to be the only member of the Police Department interested in catching the killer.
Peter sets out on a perilous hunt for the killer, while trying to protect Alex, who appears to be next on the murderer’s list.
The mystery begins to unravel when Peter finds a connection between the murder of Sam and two other law enforcement officers, who were all part of an internet crime taskforce. Peter and Alex find themselves alone in the battle for justice and truth when they discover members of the local police department cannot be trusted. Will Peter piece together the puzzle before Alex is silenced? While battling to protect Alex, will he be able to continue to conceal his love for her?
Alex leaned back and pressed her body to Peter’s. His chest was firm, and his flesh was hot. She tilted her head back and rested it on his shoulder. He skimmed his mouth down the side of her neck, and gently caressed her breasts with his hands.
Alex’s breathing intensified. It was exactly what she wanted. She turned to face Peter, placed her arms around his neck, and pressed her lips to his, parting them slightly to invite him in. Within seconds, his soft sweet kiss turned so passionate Alex nearly lost her mind. The taste of him seeped into her, stunning her, leaving her weak and breathless.
She removed her arms from around his neck and unbuttoned his shirt, displaying his broad chest and washboard abs. She kissed his chest and stomach as she exposed them. Under her roaming mouth and hands, his skin was hot and smooth, his muscles firm.
She looked up at him and his mouth swooped down and took hers, leading her into another mouthwatering kiss as invigorating as the first one. As they kissed, she undid the button and zipper to his slacks and gave them a little tug, dropping them to the floor.
Peter’s groping hands tugged her dress from her hips. He paused and stared at her body for a moment. His eyes darkened. He reached forward and slipped his fingers under the narrow side straps of her lacy, black panties and slid them off her before he led her over to the bed.
Alex pulled the covers back, climbed in, and lay on her back, ready and waiting for him. He yanked off his boxers, exposing his magnificent erection, and then slid in beside her. He leaned up on one elbow, gazing down at her with his dark, seductive brown eyes. From the intensity of his stare, she was sure he could see into her soul. She felt herself floating, drifting under his spell. He’d already awakened every pulse point in her body, and he’d yet to really touch her. But he’d already touched the most important part of her, her heart.
Peter stroked her stomach with his fingers. Long, soft, slow strokes. His penetrating gaze still locked on her eyes. He broke free from her stare and kissed her lightly on her neck. His hand moved to her breasts, caressing, kneading. With his thumb and forefinger, he teased her taut nipples. His kisses trailed down from her neck to her chest, and then to her breasts. His warm, moist tongue flicked over her nipples, giving each one their due attention as he skimmed his hand over her stomach, lowering it to her special place. His skilled fingers circled her swollen bead of arousal.
Shock, pleasure, and heat spread through her like wildfire. Her urgency grew. “Peter, I need you in me,” she whispered.
He stared into her eyes as he positioned his body on top of hers. She quivered as he gently slid himself into her and moved slowly as if savoring every moment. With each long, slow stroke, she felt her orgasm building, heightening. She clung to the edge, teetering, trying to hold on, waiting for him. But she was slipping, losing control. His thrusts grew quicker and deeper. Following his lead, she met his every thrust. She couldn’t hold on any longer. A tidal wave washed through her, her muscles pulsating inside her at the very moment Peter reached his climax. She floated down, breathing out his name.
Peter lay still for a moment, resting his head to the side of hers. “I love you Alex, I always have.”
Alex’s eyes swelled with tears. “I love you too, Peter,”
Alex lay still, overcome with emotion. His tenderness moved her. His love surrounded her. She nearly wept. She never thought in a million years that she would be lucky enough to find true love a second time.
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Valerie Clarizio lives in romantic Door County Wisconsin with her husband and two extremely spoiled cats. She loves to read, write, and spend time at her cabin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
She’s lived her life surrounded by men, three brothers, a husband, and a male Siamese cat who required his own instruction manual. Keeping up with all the men in her life has turned her into an outdoors enthusiast, of which her favorite activity is hiking in national parks. While out on the trails, she has plenty of time to conjure up irresistible characters and unique storylines for her next romantic suspense or sweet contemporary romance novel.