08 - Together08 - Together1 month ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
08 – Together?
Tresha stood before the door to Bourke’s bedroom, fingers pressing lightly upon the wooden panels. It had taken all of the morning and much of the afternoon to give the kitchen and dining room a thorough cleaning. And she had spent every moment telling herself that she was not avoiding the master suite; cleaning up after the dinner party was much more important. How much effort would it take to change a couple of sheets?
It had been a great shock to awaken in his bed. The memory of the night before came in fragments; pictures of silver moonlight and arguing felines and a rippling wave of emotion tearing at her heart. After everything she had said and done, and every promise she’d made to herself, she’d gone and let him have his roll. One night’s respite and a bottle of wine … she obviously couldn’t hold her liquor.
Neither could she blame the night’s outcome on drink alone. Hadn