Ambitious

Book Cover: Ambitious
Part of the Infamous series:
Editions:e-book: $ 5.99
ISBN: 9781509221295
Pages: 361

Administrative Assistant Veronica Shields spent five years working to get over a disastrous marriage and earn the job of her dreams. Then after one perfect night with a handsome stranger, she winds up pregnant. She vows to make a success of her life and a home for her child. And do it alone.

Mechanic Cole Reynolds grew up with the stigma of illegitimacy so that’s not happening to his kid. But he must convince Veronica to take a chance on him-- especially since he just discovered he’s the secret love child of TV royalty.

When Cole proposes Veronica create a documentary about his life to win her promotion, she can’t say no. Now they’re tangled up in one another’s lives and falling hard. But will the scandal hanging over them tear everything apart?

Excerpt:

She twisted in his arms until she faced him and they were face to face. “Cole…” she whispered.

“No pressure, sweetheart. Let’s just lay here for a while, let the stars take away your troubles.”

She bit her lips for a minute. “Right.” She placed a hand on his chest. “No pressure. But what about want?”

“What about it?” he whispered back. “What if I want to kiss you?”

He kissed the corner of her lips, letting his tongue linger for a moment. She tasted so delicious. Turning into his kiss, she covered his mouth with her own. For a few minutes, they kissed, until their breath grated out.

Then she turned over on her back. “The stars.” He snuggled into her neck, licking her throat. “The stars.” She was everything to him.

When had she become so crucial? He didn’t know what he’d do without her. She had to accept his proposal. He’d tried so hard to avoid it, but he was falling for her.

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Pulling back, he struggled to keep his promise not to pressure her. Technically, she’d started it, but she’d turned away and put a stop to it, too. “I want to tell you something about me, my past, without the camera,” he said.

She insinuated one leg between his and faced him. Her eyes were wide and she gnawed at her bottom lip. “Tell me.”

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