Desperate to find a new mechanic, the last thing Reddington expects is a woman to show up, let alone one with a sinful body, sharp tongue, and the inability to just do her job and not give him lip.
He can’t deny he’s hoping to catch a view of her bent over a hood, but there’s not a chance in hell that’s going to happen. As much as Red wants to take her for a test drive, he knows he needs to keep his priorities straight.
“Have you heard of Newton’s third law of motion? Every action has an equal and opposite reaction? It all goes back to one saying. You’re able to choose but you’re never free from the consequences of your actions. There’s no reset, there’s no takeback, there’s an action, and an outcome.”
After fleeing from an abusive ex, Lennon hopes the garage bays of Walker Automotive will keep her dark secrets hidden from her past. What she doesn’t expect is a sexy, brooding, tattooed boss with an attitude.
Neither of them can ignore their attraction as they struggle to make sense of their connection. And what happens next will no doubt be unsteady.
“I’m not going to let him hurt you anymore, Lenny. I won’t let him anywhere near you.”
- Original Title:Unsteady (The Torqued Trilogy #1)
- Author:Shey Stahl
- Rating:8.12 / 10
- Publisher:Published May 31st 2016 by Shey Stahl
For Marisa. You know why.
An hysterical cry greets me as I unlock my front door. It’s nothing new. Our little girl is headstrong and has no problem letting you know when she’s not pleased.
My keys fall out of my hand when I open the door. As I lean down to retrieve them, I yell for my wife.
“Nevaeh?” I call out, closing the door with my foot as I set my lunchbox on the floor. “Where are you?” For a second, I listen for her to yell back, but I can’t hear anything over Nova’s hysterical crying from her bed. She does this at night sometimes, cries until one of us comes and gets her.
Jogging down the hall, I open her bedroom door and find her standing on her bed holding her pink teddy bear by its foot. Tears stream down her red face as she shakes. Immediately I know this is not her normal fit. The look on her face is pure fear. My ...