"Savannah, please." The words were a tender petition. "Don't go."
"Kurt, I..." She inhaled deeply, gathering her resolve. "We," she said more firmly. Though her composure was a farce. "We've got nothing to talk about."
"You know I don't believe that. There's a lot more to say, starting with why..."
Kurt stepped an inch closer and the front of his tuxedo shirt grazed her back. Due to the sweltering heat, he'd removed his bow tie and jacket the moment the photo session ended.
"That was ages ago," Savannah said, even though in her heart it seemed like only yesterday.
"That doesn't mean it doesn't matter.""We were kids, Kurt."
"That's what others saw," he said hoarsely. "Not the truth that we knew."
"I don't want that truth anymore."
"Don't you...?" His arms slid around her, and Savannah's breath hitched. Kurt was better looking now than he ever was. He stood just over six feet tall with a solid buff frame, and dark blond hair offsetting his rugged features. "Carter tells me that you and James are no longer together."
"That's my business," she said unconvincingly. "Not yours."
"I could make it mine, if you'd let me..."
Copyright © 2017 Ginny Baird
Ginny Baird is a USA Today and New York Times bestselling author of romance and women's fiction. She has published several novels in print and online and also received screenplay options from Hollywood for her romantic and family comedy scripts. Her series include: Christmas Town, Holiday Brides, and Summer Grooms Novella Series.
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Seeking out solitude in which to work, New York City music composer Melissa Carter rents a century-old farmhouse on the Virginia Eastern Shore. There, she meets a loner with rugged good looks and smoldering gray eyes, who has long-term ties to the property. When strange things start occurring at the historic home, the handsome groundskeeper comes to her aid, but is Melissa really safer in his arms?
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A single woman gets a Christmas gift that sends her world into chaos, and has her tracking down a last-minute groom - with the help of her handsome best friend. A sweet romantic comedy novella.
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