Your Room or Mine?: HarperImpulse Contemporary Fiction (A Novella) (Do Not Disturb, Book 1)
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HarperImpulse Contemporary Romance Novella
1 cheating ex, 3 bottles of white wine, an emergency pep talk from the girls… and this seemed like a good idea at the time:
Izzy Shaw’s Getting-Over-Him Action List
1. eBay his entire collection of football memorabilia and spend all profits on treating myself to fabulous new wardrobe.
2. Turn plans for ‘Loved-Up Mini-Break’ at exclusive boutique hotel into a weekend of spa pampering, me-time and shopping at Harvey Nics.
3. Don’t get even, get even better. Have one night stand with drop-dead gorgeous stranger – Mr Tall, Dark & Handsome in the hotel lobby is just what I need!
Your room or mine? Go on Izzy…
from the mirror, watching him take her. She felt the tension in his body change, his breathing up the pace, and as she finally tipped over into a sublime deliciousness she had never known he was right there with her. **** The light filtering through Izzy’s closed eyelids was brighter than she was used to, and her first thought was that she’d forgotten to shut the bedroom curtains in her flat. She opened her eyes. The light was brighter because the high sash windows of the hotel room were
better about herself. Made her feel like the gourmet meal instead of the usual boring old shepherd’s pie. It had been the best fun she’d had in years. She looked at Suzy and Shauna’s expectant faces. ‘Damn right I feel better for it,’ she said. ‘It was an ego boost.’ It was also over with. She hadn’t even told Oliver Forbes her last name. She’d never see him again. She insisted to herself that was exactly what she wanted. There was no way in the real world she would want a man who thought
was just a drink. It meant nothing. **** ‘Order whatever you like,’ he said, taking her right back to that first night in the hotel restaurant. ‘What’s this about, Oliver,’ she said. ‘You didn’t need to do this, you know. I don’t need a steak dinner to say thank you, it was a business transaction.’ ‘It’s our last night,’ he said, putting into words what they both knew. ‘And you wanted to signify that in some way?’ She took a sip of her drink. Had she really thought this might mean
again after that night by chance. And he knew she wouldn’t change her mind now – she’d proved that the first time they met when she’d blown him away just by walking away. To be pursued by a woman was an instant turnoff, to the point where any interest shown by her made him run a mile in the opposite direction. Yet that had always happened. Until her. For the first time he acknowledged to himself that he wanted more, and it scared the hell out of him. He glanced around his sitting room.
if you wanted success. And he could always find company if he wanted it, a non-committal brief encounter was easy to come by on the international hotel circuit. ‘It helps if you like your own company,’ he said. ‘Sometimes you come across the same work contacts. It varies. Sometimes you meet new people. It doesn’t have to be isolated if you don’t want it to be.’ She sat back a little in her seat, her gaze holding his, a hint of knowing in the grey-green eyes that he couldn’t fathom. ‘Like