1. She’s my fiercest rival.
2. She’s also my fiery ex.
3. We’re going up against each other in a stiff competition to win the hottest new client on the market.
And yet, I’d like to be up against the wall in a stiff competition to get her to call out my name.
Time to double down on my resistance to her tough-as-nails, take-no-prisoners, sexy-as-sin attitude. The same attitude that I find irresistible.
That’s the big problem, because in this race to nab the client I run into Haven in the hotel, on the beach, in the guest quarters late at night.
Hate sex would be a terrible idea.
Except, it’s the complete opposite, and now we can’t keep our hands off each other.
Trouble is, I’m not so sure it’s hate I’m feeling anymore.
And that’s the biggest reason sleeping with the enemy you’re falling for is a bad idea -- my job literally depends on never letting her into my heart.
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Following rules shot me to the top of my game as an all-star baseball player, and the golden rule is this -- don’t hookup with your teammate’s sister.
But ask her to be your fake date when you desperately need one for a family wedding?
Nothing in the guy code against that. Plus, the flirty, feisty Sierra’s my friend too, so why the hell not pretend we’re madly in lust for two days in Hawaii? No hardship in a make believe kiss here, a fake smooch there, as long as we don’t cross any dangerous lines.
Then, the hotel books us into the same suite. Which means she’s showering near me, putting on itty bitty bikinis in the same room, sliding into that king-size bed wearing only a black lace cami.
But I resist...until the night she tells me she’s been waiting for me to be her first.
And there’s nothing fake about my desire to say yes, even though that’s definitely against the code. But, maybe only if someone catches feelings?
And neither one of us will.
Until I do…
I’ve got a problem. After a dozen failed dates - but who’s counting - I’m done hunting for Mr. Right.
I’m more than ready to cash in my V-card, and at this point I’ll gladly hand it over to Mr. Right Now.
When I go out with my friends for a night on the town, I bump into the perfect candidate.
A guy from my past who kissed like a dream but took off before we could say goodbye.
The swoony, charming pro athlete is back in the city and he’s as ready to help me with my project as he is to win baseball games.
The next morning, I’m deliciously satisfied and I know I’ve chosen wisely.
But when he leaves again, I can’t stop wondering -- what if Mr. Right Now is actually Mr. Right?
And how do I get him back?
Mr. Right Now is one of three novellas in the Virgin Scorecard -- a collection of sexy, swoony romances between virgins and athletes that completes the bestselling RULES OF LOVE series. This collection also includes a short story in the baseball world.