Dev arrives on Weston’s campus to give the commencement address at the graduation ceremony and to propose to Katya while he’s at it. The last thing he expects is for her to announce her engagement to someone else. Undaunted, he’s determined to talk her out of her betrothal and back into his bed.
When Katya and Dev come together, sparks fly, clothes come off, and nothing, not even an engagement ring, can stop them from acting on their physical desires. From passionate stolen kisses to trysts in the rain, these two can’t keep their hands off each other, but steamy sex can’t resolve Katya’s reasons for leaving Dev in the first place. He must show he can make room for her in his life, not just his bed, if she can consider a future with the sexiest member of the Cabinet.
Will Katya’s fake engagement lead to a real proposal? Can Dev’s devotion survive distance, lies, and acts of congress?
The third of three erotic novellas set at the reunion and commencement weekend at Weston University, where lust leads to true love.
Hello! Thank you so much for reading Endless Devotion. The reunion and commencement weekend at Weston University has been a hotbed of old lovers and friends reuniting. This time, we share Katya and Dev’s journey back to one another after a year apart. Katya has legitimate reasons for pretending to be engaged when her ex, Dev, also known as the U.S. Secretary of Education, shows up to give Weston’s commencement address. Dev is smart, sexy, and stubborn, and Katya knows she won’t be able resist the temptation to see him, touch him, taste him, if she doesn’t have a very good reason standing in her way. Like a fiancé. What she doesn’t know is Dev has been planning to put an end to the end of their affair and propose to her himself. These mixed-up lovers must navigate their feelings, battle their desire for each other, and make it to commencement on time.
If this is your first visit to Weston University, welcome! If you’ve read Passionate History or Sweet Imperfection, which take place over the same reunion and commencement weekend at Weston, then I’m honored to have you along for a return visit.
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