TAKE A BITE! Holiday Gem @PalomaBeck on #PNRmonth
Seamus has found his gem and wants nothing more than to treasure her but his best friend is missing and he needs to locate him. Torn between his mate and his brother-in-arms, Seamus may be forced to choose one over the other. Will he sacrifice a lifelong friendship for the love of his life?
Seamus grinned at her tone. “Dinner first, Snow White. Then we’ll see about dessert.” He tugged on her arm and walked out of the room and into the kitchen.
“My mother always let me have a sampling of dessert before dinner,” Gemma teased. She followed him but the kitchen wasn’t the room she wanted to go to.
“A sampling?” Seamus asked the question just before he reached around and without warning, swung her up onto the counter. She squealed and grabbed his waist with her legs to hold him to her. Gemma needed this more than food.
“I like you here,” Seamus agreed, “You’re just my height now. It’s the perfect height to…” Instead of finishing his sentence, Seamus brought his lips gently to hers. Despite a brief spark, the touch was soft. He explored her lips with his tongue until she opened to him and their tongues danced. It was a moment she would never likely forget and then it was over too soon. “A sampling,” Seamus said before trying to move from her.
Gemma locked her legs around him, not wanting to let him go. “I want more.”
“Yes, I was warned of your soul sin,” he teased.
“That’s right. Until we’re mated, I can’t fight the greed. You’ll just need to claim me so we can be done with this nastiness of my soul sin.” Gemma taunted him by undoing a few of the buttons on her oversized men’s shirt. She loved to wear these shirts with leggings whenever she was at home but now it seemed more convenient than ever.
Realizing what she was doing, Seamus tried to cover her hands to stop her from unbuttoning the next one. “You stop right there. You need food. Don’t deny it.” He shook his head and then continued, “Let me make you dinner. Then I promise to spend the rest of the night claiming you.” Seamus raised his eyebrows and then winked.
Laughing, Gemma released her legs and acquiesced. She was hungry. And the food would give her strength to last through the night he promised.