How had I let myself get so deep so quickly that it could hurt this much?
I couldn’t have a real relationship with Patrick’s father, and if I tried for the few weeks I had left, I’d just end up falling all the way and get my heart broken. I didn’t want to hurt that way, and I was already terrified that if I let myself fall a little for Colin, I’d fall all the way. It wasn’t worth it. Was it?
But what would it be like to truly feel something for the man I was with?
I’d been nice. She was young and still innocent, and I’d done my level best not to push too hard too fast. I’d been patient. Again and again I’d let her back down, even when I saw the need which was consuming me mirrored in those incredible golden eyes. But when she came to my house and begged me, well, how much can a man take? I’d warned her.
Now I was going to make her mine, just as I’d promised.
21,000 words (approximately 84 pages). The next installment will be out in the second half of August.
Trigger warning: If you don’t like serials written in installments with cliffhanger endings and explicit sex, go find your safe space. Or you can just wait until I’ve finished all four parts and I publish them all as a single book in a couple of months.