MONEY MAN by Terri E. Laine Release Date: October 24th
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Nice girls end up last. Or that’s what I tell my best friend when I spot him for the first time. He’s everything bad girls’ dreams are made of. Tall, gorgeous, and sporting a full-on smirk when he catches me staring. So what does this broken-hearted girl do? I toss back my fourth shot and end up in the fancy hotel bathroom getting my mind blown by the sexy stranger. Reasonable. Especially after dumping my cheating ex-fiancé. A new year, a new job, and after this one night, I’ll be back to being a good girl. It’s not like I’ll ever see him again.
I want her the moment I see her. And I always get what I want. That’s how I rose to the top. One. Time. That’s all she’s meant to be. I have an empire to conquer, no time for anything else. Yet one taste and I need more. Another night and I can put her behind me. Just one and I’ll let her go. Maybe… But life throws curve balls and she’s my downfall. They call me the money man and she’s the auditor who can ruin me.
I checked the time. “Who would be delivering at this hour? Did you order something?”
She pursed her lips. “No.”
We eyed the door suspiciously as if a mass murderer would knock at the door any second. When it came, we both jumped and eyed each other before Lizzy took bold steps toward the door. It was stupid to let fear grab hold of us. Who could possibly want to target us? Yet…
Behind the door, a teen with brightly colored hair and makeup to match held up a bag.
“Bailey Glicks,” she said to Lizzy.
Curious, I stood, wondering what this delivery was about. The delicious smell, however, was telling. Yet I hadn’t ordered any food.
The girl smirked at me before stepping forward, but Lizzy didn’t budge. Teen or not, this was New York and Lizzy didn’t let her through the door.
I held out my hand, wondering what she knew that I didn’t. When I reached her, she dumped the bag in my hand. “Enjoy,” she said, spinning on her combat boots and leaving without waiting for a tip.
“What was that about?” Lizzy asked, watching the girl make her way to the elevator before softly closing the door.
“I don’t know,” I said, setting the bag on the island and slowly opening it.
On top lay an envelope. I snagged it and hopped up on a stool. Lizzy came over to lean over my shoulder.
“What does it say?” she asked.
I read it out loud. “My plans for tonight were to feed you before fucking you. I always make good on my promises.–K.”
About the Author:
Terri E. Laine, USA Today bestselling author, left a lucrative career as a CPA to pursue her love for writing. Outside of her roles as a wife and mother of three, she’s always been a dreamer and as such became an avid reader at a young age.
Many years later, she got a crazy idea to write a novel and set out to try to publish it. With over a dozen titles published under various pen names, the rest is history. Her journey has been a blessing, and a dream realized. She looks forward to many more memories to come.