Unrepentant Cowboy (Harlequin Intrigue\Big "D" Dads: The Daltons)
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This cowboy is a heartache waiting to happen in Joanna Wayne's riveting Big "D" Dads: The Daltons miniseries.
Protecting the innocent is second nature for Dallas defense attorney Leif Dalton. So when his teenage daughter insists on visiting the Dry Gulch Ranch—and forging a relationship with Leif's estranged father—he's ready to do what it takes to keep her safe. And although he doesn't want another connection to the ranch, after sexy veterinarian Joni Griffin lands in a stalker's crosshairs, staying close becomes his only option.
With a serial killer in pursuit, Joni will take any measures to survive. But joining forces with Leif puts her heart at risk. As the danger rises, so does the passion flaring between them. Now trust may make the difference between life and death.
without waiting for a response. “You’re a damned attorney.” “I suppose you have a problem with that.” “Don’t go getting riled,” R.J. said. “Didn’t mean it as an insult.” Of course he had, but Leif didn’t give a damn what R.J. thought of him. “I’ll extend your invitation,” Leif said. “Whether Joni accepts or not is up to her.” “Tell her Adam is grilling some Dry Gulch steaks. Hadley’s cooking up her twice-baked potatoes and Mattie Mae made a couple of her famous pecan pies. If
been quite impressed with you.” “I do good work.” Now she was flirting—and enjoying it. Leif made that far too easy. “Are you going to make me drink alone?” Leif asked. “That depends on how big a hurry you’re in to get back to the Dry Gulch.” “We can surely make time for a drink and a tour of the house.” “Okay.” She got a second glass. “But don’t expect much with the rest of the rooms. Most are empty except for cinderblock and four-by-four shelving laden with books of
bright-hued sheet began a slow slide down his body. Joni flew across the room and caught it just before it sneaked past his hips. “Not that much fun.” She tugged it back in place. Her hair brushed his chest and the faint scent of lavender sent his senses reeling. His body sprung to life and he backed away before the bulge in his body gave the sheet a new shape. “I woke up early and threw your clothes on to wash. After a day of following me from barn to barn, I thought clean clothes
Gulch Ranch for breakfast.” He should have known the peace was too good to last. “Why on earth would I do that?” “To spend some quality time with Effie. You could help Adam fix breakfast on the trail. Effie would be surprised to see you, but I really think she’d appreciate the effort on your part. You might even find it fun.” “I might, as long as R.J. isn’t there.” “He won’t be. And you said yourself that Effie won’t visit you in your world. So join her in an activity that
surprise, she was ready. “Now,” she whispered. They made love quickly, greedily, like the long-lost lovers they were. It didn’t take long for either of them to reach their climax. Once they were done and heaving with exertion and the delicious fatigue of satiation, they still clung to each other. After their breaths and heartbeats finally returned to normal, she curled up against him, her head in the spot between his chest and shoulder where it fit perfectly. He kissed her