A Calamity Falls Christmas Novella
Release Date: September 17, 2020
loner win the heart of the single mom? He’s about to find out on their Vegas
Single mom Skylar James is absolutely not interested in the broody, inked
artist who works in her brother’s motorcycle repair shop. She’s focused on her
four-year-old son and her thriving business as an image consultant. But when he
asks her to work her magic on his widowed mom, how can she say no? She’s
in—even if it means a road trip with the man who can’t take a hint.
When Jinx Costello rolled into Calamity, Wyoming, he met the woman who owned him heart and soul. Unfortunately, he
hasn’t been able to convince her about their destiny. She won’t even go on a
date with him. But when he sees her in action with a client, he puts his own
needs aside to ask for help with his mom.
Away from her family and business, Skylar finally lets down her guard and
realizes why she’s been fighting Jinx so hard: she’s wildly attracted to him.
Which makes it hard to uphold her vow not to date while her son’s little.
Jinx can’t believe the woman of his dreams is finally giving him a chance. But
is she just letting loose on a Vegas road trip?
Because this is it for him. She’s it.
And now he just has to prove it to her.
opened his heart to her, and it was time she did the same. “I’m ready.”
fighting my feelings for you. It was easy to push you away when it was nothing
more than physical attraction. You’re gorgeous, and you’ve got a body to die
for. Those things I could resist. But you’re the kindest, sweetest, most
generous man I’ve ever known. And…” Tears burned.
more tears. I can’t take it.”
her head. She needed to say this. “But you’re so good with my son.” She held his gaze, and emotion swelled so big and hard she
couldn’t contain it. “I like you so much, Jinx, and I…” She got up on her toes,
clasped a hand around his neck and drew his mouth down to hers. “I really want
to kiss you.”
through her. This big, hard muscled man was so gentle, his lips soft. He kissed
her like she was a precious thing, like he wanted to savor this moment he’d
waited so long for.
Licking into his mouth, she felt a shudder run through his body. When their
tongues collided, the world burst into a shower of stars, and—Oh, my God—she’d
never wanted anyone the way she wanted him. “You think your mom will mind if we leave
her hand, he led her across the dance floor and whispered into his mom’s ear.
She glanced to Skylar, looking concerned.
came back to her, she said, “What did you tell your mom?”
said I needed to get you to bed.”
She nudged him. “You did not tell your mom we’re leaving to have sex.”
on the dance floor, he cupped her chin, forcing her to look him in the eyes.
“Just so we’re clear, I get that you’re away from your son, you’re in Vegas,
and you want to have some fun. But I don’t want an hour with you. I don’t want
His desire for her made her knees buckle. “I want everything with you.”
author Erika Kelly writes sexy and emotional small town romance. Married to the
love of her life and raising four children, she lives in the southwest, drinks
a lot of tea, and is always waiting for her cats to get off her keyboard.