Jan 4, 2015

Sunday Smooch with Amy Andrews

Welcome to another LoveCats DownUnder Sunday Smooch!


Today we have a smooch from  Amy Andrews but first 


... the winner of last week's Sunday Smooch Giveaway is Lynlinwill Williams!




Can you please contact Sue MacKay on sue.mackay56 (at) yahoo (dot) com to receive your copy of  - A Family This Christmas.


And now for today's Sunday Smooch from It Happened One Night Shift


http://www.amazon.com/Happened-One-Night-Shift-ebook/dp/B00O93CL6U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1420195605&sr=8-1&keywords=it+happened+one+night+shift


Five years ago brooding ex-military medic Gareth Stapleton lost his beloved wife to breast cancer. Since then, he's kept his distance from everything and everyone. Until Dr Billie Ashworth-Keyes waltzes into his life and turns it upside-down… Gareth is intrigued by the vivacious ER doc, but he knows she's off-limits. Then, one night shift, Gareth finds himself locked in the hottest kiss of his life! Suddenly, he realises that Billie is exactly what he needs to make his days - and nights - a lot more meaningful!



Scene set-up

Billie and Gareth (my first ever male nurse hero - soooo excited!!) have just fought and lost the battle to save a young man's life and Billie is thrown by it. Gareth goes to her place to check she's okay and one thing leads to another...



“Do you want another beer?” she asked as the silence grew between them.
Gareth roused himself. Two beers around this woman would not be a wise move. He’d been dreaming about her in his bed for days now. The last thing he needed was anything that loosened his inhibitions and ruined his common sense. “No. I should get going.”
Billie quelled the urge to protest the notion out loud. She didn’t want him to go. And she didn’t think he wanted to go either.
He hadn’t come in and sat opposite her and spent the whole time lecturing her about getting too involved in her job whilst drinking tea. He’d sat next to her, drunk a beer, listened to her talk.
And he’d been right. It was better to be around people who understood how you were feeling after a particularly harrowing day at work. People who had been right there, side-by-side with you.
They were debriefing. Being human.
But she wanted more. And maybe, for tonight – after everything she’d been through today - that was possible?
His palm was flat against his leg and Billie tentatively slid her hand onto his. “Don’t go.”
     
Gareth looked down at Billie’s hand. It was pale compared to his. There were no rings. No finger nail polish. No fuss. Just like the rest of her.
His heart thrummed in his chest. Not just at her touch but at what she was offering. He swallowed hard. His interest was already making itself felt inside his underwear.
There were only so many denials in him.
He looked up at her, his speech ready to go on his lips, the words he’d said to her the other morning in the car about being in different places easy to repeat. But she didn’t give him the chance. She edged closer, pushed her hand higher.
“Gareth,” she murmured.
And any words he’d been about to say died on his lips as she pressed her mouth to his.
He sucked in a breath at her boldness and his senses filled with her. Not banana daiquiri this time. Something much more seductive. Red wine and lip gloss. Every nerve ending in his belly snapped taut as her mouth opened, her tongue touched his bottom lip. She pressed herself closer, her thigh aligning with his, her shoulder brushing his.
“Kiss me,” she whispered, her lips leaving his, travelling along the line of his jaw, nuzzling his ear lobe, pulling it into her mouth. A hot flush of goose bumps prickled at his skin and he shut his eyes to their seduction.
“Kiss me,” she repeated, her breath hot in his ear, her voice a sexy whimper, full and wanton. “I know I shouldn’t want you,” she groaned, her lips heading back to his mouth. “But I can’t stop.”
Her mouth claimed his again and there was nothing light and teasing about it. She opened her mouth and dragged him in, sucking him into the kiss and dumping him in the middle of a thousand carnal delights.
The slim thread of his resistance snapped so loud Gareth swore it could be heard ricocheting off the walls. He groaned, stabbed his fingers into her hair and yanked her head closer.
“Damn it, Billie.”
And then he had the con. The kiss was his to master and he did, taking control, steering the course, opening his mouth wide and demanding she do the same. Seeking her tongue and finding it, duelling with it. He grabbed her then, sliding his hands around her waist, pulling her towards him, putting his hand on a knee, parting her legs, urging her to straddle him which she did with complete abandon, rubbing herself against him as their hips aligned perfectly. 
Her hands glided to his cheeks as he settled her onto him and from her vantage point above him she returned his kiss. Twisting her head to meet his demands, moaning when his tongue thrust inside her. Would this be how she sounded when his tongue thrust inside her at a point significantly lower than her mouth?
Would she moan? Would she whimper? Would she gasp?
Would she squirm against him like she was now, trying to ramp up the friction between them by rubbing herself back and forth along the length of his erection?
He didn’t know. But he sure as hell wanted to find out.



 



To win a paperback copy of It Happened One Night Shift tell me in the comments if you've ever had a crush on someone you've worked with.
And dont forget to come back next Sunday, when the winner of today's giveaway will be announced and another smooch will be posted!


Smooch Graphic by WebWeaver

36 comments:

  1. Oh Amy

    I need to read this one :)

    I don't think I have ever had a full blown crush on someone I have worked with but there have been a few Guys over the years that have been good to look at and also some that have been really good to talk to :)

    Have Fun
    Helen

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    1. Nothing wrong with a little eye candy to ease a day at work I always say, Helen :-)

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  2. No, Amy, though I've worked with some very nice guys, just like Helen. And definitely not a kiss like that one - whew! That sure would have spiced up the workplace! That's some smooch. I bet the book's a great read. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. lol, I didn't ask if you'd pashed them ms West, just if you had a crush. Hmm, now I'm wondering if you're being deliberately evasive ;-)

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  3. What a great teaser, Amy. Though I liked the bit where she asks him not to go, I won't lie, I loved it when he took control. :) *blush*

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    1. Ahhh, I see you like to be mastered, Georgia ;-) Thanks for dropping by.

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  4. Wowser, Amy! Am fanning myself here -- fab smooch. ;-)

    Ah, the workplace crush, yes, I've had one of those. It was fun. Mind you, when things didn't work out I was rather relieved when he was transferred to different premises. LOL. It's the way of things, I guess. ;-)

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    1. Yay - we've got one! Somehow I knew it was going to be you, my twin :-) Seems like it went a little futher than a crush though? I am so pumping you for that gos when next we meet :-)

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  5. savannahblaize@gmail.comJanuary 4, 2015 at 11:29 AM

    OMG… yes I had a crush on someone at work and it turned out to be very embarrassing, as he was only interested in friendship. I had started to take better care of myself, and bought new clothes, took the time to dress nicely for work, etc. So when it turned out that my crush was one sided I backed away… I moved on with the help of another more understanding man. A couple of years later, when I lost quite a few kilos, and was looking better than I had ever looked my life, my Crush wanted to start up more than friendship… but that boat had sailed for him. However, I will always be grateful to him for giving me the courage to do something about my weight and my look, at that stage of my life when I was at my lowest point.

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    1. That must have been a pretty sweet feeling to have your crush finally reciprocating even if it was never going to happen, Savannah!

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  6. No, thankfully no work crushes! I'm a teacher, so my faculty is predominantly female. Thanks for the giveaway! :-)

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    1. Not even the PE teacher? They aways seem to be hotties :-) I had a huge crush as a kid on my primary school PE teacher, along with every other female in the school with a pulse. He had looks, charisma and was sooo nice with it! Sigh....Mr Lauder....I still remember his name :-)

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  7. Hi Amy.

    No serious crush at work but there were plenty of good looking men around to ogle at

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  8. Yes......was crushing hard on my boss. I was 22 and he was a bit older but a hottie

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    1. Hottie bosses always make the day go quicker :-)

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  9. No work crushes for me, but them I never worked with any guy as hot as Gareth. This sounds like a great read, Amy. Will be putting it on my list to read, for sure.

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    1. Well...Gareth is pretty hot, this is true :-)
      Thanks Sue!

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  10. Oh yes many times, In fact I met my husband at work. Most of the guys I dated I met at work too Great smooch too - Love your books, Amy

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    1. Multiple crushes! A woman after my own heart - thanks Tammy!

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  11. Oh my! What a hot smooch!

    I had a crush on one of the cooks when I worked as a waitress one summer. It was as short lived as the job but nice to think back on.

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    1. Thanks Kaelee! I think that's the thing with crushes - they're usually good for a nostalgic smile after the fact.

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  12. Fabulous smooch!!

    I have always worked in a mostly female environment, so no crushes.

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  13. Amy, that smooch was scorching! Maybe nurses get the most crushable guys to work with...?

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  14. Amy, you give good smooch! That was so hot and I love the idea of a male nurse in a medical story. This one sounds fantastic.

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  15. I have had a couple of crushes on Doctors at work. Never came to anything as they never knew ( I hope! ) I even sent a friend request on Facebook to one & he accepted! One of my crushes turned out to be gay but goodness he was cute!

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    1. Ahh, doctors are a good source for crushes, Sally :-)

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  16. Gorgeous smooch- and hawt!!!!

    Yes, I had a huge crush on a guy at work (a doctor as it happens!)..and then married him!

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    1. Another doctor crush! :-) Thanks Louisa x

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  17. No serious crushes although I did have a few crushes in my previous job - not that I acted on them. I'd seen how awful things got when team members broke up.
    There's definitely so eye candy in the current job - but that's all it is because those particular males seem to be interested in males. Isn't that always the way though - most of the good ones are either taken or gay (not that there's anything wrong with either).

    I've only recently started reading medicals - mainly after the welcome for Stefanie, but this one sounds awesome.

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  18. Yow! Hot and fabulous, Amy! Love the chemistry between Gareth and Billie! Congratulations on your first male nurse hero! Gareth will be a winner!

    Oh, I'm so pleased to say that, although I had a couple of work crushes, I never worked up the courage to do anything about them. Such a bad place to make a mess of things! I remember a couple who had an affair in the laboratory I trained in many years ago - the fallout from that was very ugly. Lesson enough for me not to want to go there!

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    1. Thanks so much Sharon.
      Yes, there is a flip side to work crushes, isn't there?

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