The things I knew about her, the way I watched. It was all to protect her, all to know her.
She liked her tea with milk and sugar, extra sweet just like I knew her lips would be if I were to kiss her.
I was desperate for her.
She chewed on her pencil when she was concentrating, her little tongue coming out and moving along her bottom lip.
I was hungry for her.
They’d grown up together, and in the public eye being with each other would be wrong… forbidden even.
But that didn’t stop him from wanting her.
He knew he wasn’t good for her. He partied too hard and got into far too many fights.
But despite that… Rebel wasn’t going to stop until he made Rosie his in all ways.
The Edge of Forever
Everything happened for a reason.
That’s what Poppy Matthews told herself over and over again after she lost her husband and nearly her own life in a terrible accident.
Deciding to move to Blithe, Alaska was supposed to be a fresh new start, a change of scenery, and to hopefully find comfort and friendship with Blake Ellis, the brother of the husband she lost.
Poppy and Blake couldn’t stop the inferno that was threatening to burn them both alive, because it felt too… right.
It was forbidden to be with each other, wrong in the eyes of so many, but they couldn’t stop, not when for the first time in years they both saw and felt more than just darkness, and that was in each other’s arms.