Welcome to my weekly My Sexy Saturday blog hop. This week’s theme is I’m Too Sexy and taken from the opening of my novel Boarding. Jessie is a young fashion designer and is thrust into the meeting of her life.
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Torrey’s demeanor conveyed a deep consideration and his
thoughts seemed to lift him from his chair. “Interesting. Tell Veve
I’ll meet for drinks.”
Jessie gripped the armrests at the mention of the model’s
name. So damned close and possibly so damn far away. She inhaled
to calm her nerves and released her breath with the measured discipline
of an opera singer.
He faced the window and smiled. His legs were shoulderwidth
apart in a power stance that Jessie found alluring. His assistant
must have been overloaded with eye candy and probably
found every excuse in the book to frequently make her way into
Water droplets zigzagged along the window panes, bumping
into each other and creating gridlock like traffic snarled in intersections.
Jessie’s distorted reflection made her appear like she was
squatting in a shower stall. Her damp blouse clung to her breasts
like plastic wrap covering a vegetable platter. Raymond said he
liked the size of her breasts. Round, delicate, and not obtrusive.
“Hmm,” grunted Torrey, now looking out the window with
the phone pressed against his ear. “What?” He raised his eyebrows
and turned his sights to the storm over the city. He angled
himself so his back was more visible to Jessie, like he really didn’t
want to be having this conversation in front of a spectator. Little
did he know his ass was under the microscope, studied, and appreciated
for its toned firmness.
“Put her off,” he announced gruffly. And then he lowered
his voice. “It’s too damned early and the first reporter I’m letting
interview her is that one from the New Yorker.” Another pause.
“Why? Because it’s a classier publication. They agreed to talk to
her on her yacht.”
Jessie stifled a laugh. She occasionally breezed through Harlequin
romance novels where the hero was a tycoon and she always
imagined what his voice would sound like. Torrey fit the