Scarlet Jennings, the preacher’s daughter who lived across the street, was a royal, uptight pain in my ass. When she looked at me, she saw a college quarterback asshole with rocks for brains, but she didn’t have a single word for what was happening between us.
When we were forced to ride together every single day that summer, there was definitely some dislike going on. Extreme hostility was a given, considering that we were spending so much time together in close quarters.
One night of bed-breaking, body-shattering, lose-your-voice-from-screaming passion had surprised us both, but it was only just the beginning…
- Original Title:Beguiling
- Author:Alex Lucian
- Rating:7.92 / 10
- Publisher:Published March 23rd 2016
I don’t remember the first time I threw a football. My dad didn’t teach me, and it wasn’t in my blood to be able to do it; I just could. It was just there, the way it fit in my palm, the rough edge of the white laces between my spread fingers, how it left my hand and lifted in the air. Playing football was the only thing that came naturally to me. School definitely didn’t, because I had to study my ass off to maintain the three-point-five GPA that my parents demanded. And women definitely, a million percent definitely, did not.
Women, though I loved them, did not come easily to me. And they should have, which pissed me off even more. I’m good-looking—that’s not the issue. In fact, if I polled a hundred straight women on the street, I bet ninety percent of them would say I was fuckable. The other ten? They probably wanted the guy with the pierced dick a...