Description : Marriage Made on Paper
LILY FORD wasn’t thrilled to see Gage Forrester standing in her office, leaning over her desk, his large masculine hands clasping the edge, his scent teasing her, making her heart beat at an accelerated pace. She wasn’t thrilled to see Gage, the man who had turned her down, but her body seemed to be on a different wavelength.
“I heard that Jeff Campbell hired yourpany,” he said, leaning in a little more, his shoulder muscles rolling forward. He certainly didn’t spend all of his time behind a desk in a corporate office. A physique like that didn’t happen by accident. She knew that from personal experience.
It took her four evenings a week in the gym tobat the effects of her mostly sedentary job. But it was important. Image counted for a lot, and it was her job to keep the images of her clients sparkling clean in the public eye. She felt that if her own image wasn’t up to par she would lose her credibility.
“You heard correctly,” she said, leaning back in her chair, trying to put some distance between them. Trying to feel as if she had some measure of control. It was her office, darn it. He had no calling in here and trying to ume authority.
But then, men like Gage operated that way. They came, they saw, they conquered the female.
Not this female.
“So, are you here to offer me congratulations?” she asked sweetly.
“No, I’m here to offer you a contract.”
That successfully shocked her into silence, which was a rare thing. “You rejected my...