We are celebrating the release of Rekindled by Kaylea Cross today! I bought this book as soon as it was available and can’t wait to start reading it. The Titanium Security Series has been awesome so far and if you like romantic suspense you must check out Kaylea Cross. Today we have an excerpt from Rekindled as well as a giveaway! Check it all out below.
About the Book:
He left her when she needed him most…
Four years ago, Dr. Grace Fallon lost everything that mattered in a terrorist attack she barely survived. Now she’s stronger than ever and in Pakistan with a UN-sanctioned team for the most important assignment of her career. She’s dedicated her life to eradicating the world of chemical weapons, and long ago accepted the inherent risks associated with her job. Until the man whose memory has haunted her for so long suddenly reappears and inadvertently makes her the target of one of the most dangerous terrorists on the planet. Forced to accept Alex’s protection, it’s impossible to deny the white-hot attraction still burning between them. And while she trusts him to guard her from this new threat, Grace must once again decide whether to risk her heart to the man who once shattered her entire world.
Now he’ll risk everything to win her back…
Four years ago, NSA agent Alex Rycroft left Grace because had no choice. But never again. Malik Hassani has escaped custody, he’s on the run, and has locked onto Grace as a means to target Alex. This time Alex will do whatever it takes to protect her—and convince her to give them another chance. Walking away from her nearly destroyed him and now that she’s back in his life, he can’t let her go. When the unthinkable happens and Grace’s life hangs in the balance, he’ll sacrifice everything to save her—including himself.
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Excerpt from Rekindled:
Something in his words or his tone must have reached her through that wall, because she made a little choked sound and twisted her face away to bury it in his neck. “You don’t know how much I want to believe that.”
His heart swelled painfully. “Believe it.” He needed her to. Needed that more than he needed air to breathe. He couldn’t take her hating him anymore, thinking the worst of him.
She didn’t respond but she didn’t pull away either, so he took a chance and slid one arm around her back. He could feel the tremor in her muscles, heard the hitch in her breath as he gathered her close. Alex almost groaned aloud at the feel of her against him, all soft, generous curves. The fragile truce between them was tenuous, but it was there, he could feel it.
He bent his head to nuzzle her temple, breathed in her warm, sweet scent. “I missed you so much, Grace. Every day, I never stopped. I hated that you wouldn’t talk to me, even though I understood why.”
The fingers resting on his chest curled into his shirt. Hope rose so swift and fast it nearly choked him. “I was lost without you for so long,” she whispered, the past tense twisting that knife embedded in his chest harder. “You broke my heart.”
He squeezed his eyes shut, tried to tell her everything he felt for her with his embrace. Holding her close, he released her hand to slide his into her hair and cradled the back of her head. “I know.” He kissed her temple, the edge of her hairline, then trailed his lips to her cheek. She made a sound of protest and buried her face harder into his throat. But he could tell she was affected by his nearness and what he was doing to her. And he wasn’t above using her body’s response to him if it helped weaken her defenses. This was too important—he’d use any means necessary to get past her shields.
He nuzzled the side of her neck, lingered at that sensitive place where it curved into her shoulder. The exact spot that had always melted her before. He’d discovered it the first night he’d kissed her, two days after meeting her at that dinner. At her hitching gasp he paused, his lips grazing her soft skin, breath caressing her. A sudden burst of erotic awareness arced between them. He could feel it pulsing in the air, a pool of accelerant waiting for a source of ignition. A single spark that would send them both up in flames. She trembled, tensed in his arms.
Let me back in, baby. Let me back in just a little.
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About the Author:
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Kaylea Cross writes edge-of-your-seat military romantic suspense. Her work has won many awards and has been nominated for both the Daphne du Maurier and the National Readers’ Choice Awards. A Registered Massage Therapist by trade, Kaylea is also an avid gardener, artist, Civil War buff, Special Ops aficionado, belly dance enthusiast and former nationally-carded softball pitcher. She lives in Vancouver, BC with her husband and sons.
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