By Jenna Mcknight
Scott Templeton lives for the adrenaline rush, but if the ghost of a mythical race motor vehicle motive force abruptly looks within the passenger seat subsequent to him, it sends Scott actually right into a tailspin. Now he cannot persuade the fellow to move towards the sunshine and prevent haunting him, now not until eventually Scott delivers to make a unique supply. Maggie Cooper has a five-year plan that contains making govt vice chairman with a nook workplace and a wage that might reason a grown guy to weep. What it does not contain is a high-speed hotshot who claims her useless father despatched him. She does not care how fascinating Scott is, or how he turns out to eat her together with his eyes, or perhaps how her shotgun-toting grandmother is taking part in matchmaker. Maggie is decided to withstand, yet Scott is simply as decided to persuade her that loving him is well worth the chance.
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Tall, broad-shouldered, a little rough around the edges, the stranger clunked up the wide porch steps in one cowboy boot. The other foot was duct-taped up to his knee; there might have been a cast hiding under that. Beneath his denim jacket, a cream-colored knit shirt stretched across his chest. If her son weren’t already dead, she would’ve killed him. If he had to send this much eye appeal, why couldn’t it be someone her age? Shoot, the same general age bracket would do. 24 Jen n a M c K n i g h t He bypassed the bell and gave the door a good sound thumping.
Scott’s lips puckered into a low whistle. ” She circled around, putting herself right where she needed to be, between him and the door. ” “Certainly not you on my grandmother’s porch. ” She picked up his duffel bag and thrust it into his arms. It was like hitting a brick wall, no give at all. His smile was lopsided, both amused at her attempt to push him off the porch and unabashedly interested in turning a less-than-stellar ﬁrst meeting into something more. Like most drivers she’d met, he displayed a Texas-sized ego in that department.
Then I’ll drive to Chicago, catch a nap, and go to my interview. ” Love in the Fast Lane 57 Grammy’s face fell, à la kicked-canine déjà vu. ” “Yes, so please don’t start moping around again. ” As long as the topic had been raised, Maggie pressed for what she’d wanted for years. “He’s right, though, about selling everything in the barns. That’s a ﬁre hazard out there. ” Grammy sighed. ” Maggie ran outside without a jacket and moved her Mustang so she wouldn’t wake Scott later when she started it.