Book Title: Jilted
Author: Kara Leigh Miller
Publisher: Books to Go Now
Genre: Erotic Contemporary Romance
Heat Rating: Scorching
Release Date: 9.15.2013
Heat Rating: Hot
Amy and Brett have been friends since they were kids; and their friendship has withstood the test of time. But can it withstand Brett's fiancée, Vanessa?
Brett Hudson has often wondered what it would be like to be more than Amy's friend, but when he's chosen as the newest professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars, he meets Vanessa, one of the shows costume designers and it's a whirlwind romance that ends in a wedding proposal. As the big day draws closer, Brett begins to think that marrying Vanessa might be a bad idea. She wants him to give up Amy. Completely. Will he give up his best friend for the woman he's supposed to marry?
Amy King is heartbroken to learn that Brett is marrying another woman. But, when Brett is jilted at the altar, he begs Amy to go on his honeymoon with him. A week on a tropical island with her best friend, the man she's fantasized about for years is a dream come true for Amy. But when Brett suggests crossing the line from friends to lovers, Amy is reluctant. Will she risk years of friendship for one night of passion?
Kara is a multi-published romance author who dabbles in young adult, new adult, paranormal, and contemporary romances. However, her genre of choice will always be erotic romance. She's a member of the CNY Writers Haven and the Romance Writers of America. Writing is her passion and she loves to share her knowledge and enthusiasm with her fellow authors and her fans.
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The way she said it, the look in her eyes, the tone of her voice, it made him ask the one question he knew he shouldn't. "Haven't you ever wondered...?"
He turned to face her. "What it would be like between you and me if we ever... " He trailed off, unsure how, or even if he wanted to finish that thought.
"If we ever what?" Amy held his gaze and he knew he'd have to answer her because she wouldn't give up until he did.
The words caught in his throat. If he couldn't tell her, he'd show her. He reached out and lightly brushed his knuckles down her cheek before he cupped her face in his hand and leaned over. Hesitantly, he grazed his lips over hers, and then parted them with his tongue. He prepared himself for the possibility that she would push him away. In fact, he was so certain she would, he wasn't prepared when she welcomed his kiss.
Amy's eyes fluttered closed as she leaned into him and wrapped her arms around his neck. That was all the permission he needed. Brett put his arms around her back and pulled her tight against his body. He deepened the kiss and nearly lost his mind when he heard her moan. Christ, he was kissing Amy. Amy! His best friend. He thought he should feel guilty about it as though it was wrong and inappropriate. But all he felt was her lithe body pressed against his, her lips working against his, her tongue dueling and twisting with his, and his raging desire for her. No, there was nothing wrong with what they were doing. It was good―too good. Any fears and doubts he had about it being awkward vanished the moment his lips touched hers.
"That," he said, releasing her lips, but not her. "Have you ever wondered about that?"