Even with the rushed timetable for the wedding combined with the stress of merging their households and finances, Amber is excited to begin a family with the man of her dreams. However, the beginning of forever is more difficult than either
of them thought.
Locked in a battle of wills, Amber and Kevin find their commitment to each other and their future tested. Is this the beginning of their lives together or the end?
“I got a few hours before the pictures, right?” Kevin hopped into the truck,
spinning off along another gravel road toward a grove of towering trees.
“I’m going to cancel. It’s too nasty out.” She leaned her head against the window,
gazing out at the brown tangle of limbs bowing over the truck, threatening to
snap at any second.
With so little time before the wedding, this would be the only opportunity for
photographs to be taken. If the photographer could be rescheduled for tomorrow
afternoon or perhaps over the weekend, then it would be fine. If not in the next
few days, then engagement photos, like the engagement party, would have to be
Kevin squeezed along her thigh, loosening the muscles that were starting to knot.
She pulled out her phone and called the photographer, her heart dropping into her
stomach as the woman explained that she couldn’t possibly reschedule until
sometime after the next two weeks. “I’ll give you a call back once I move some
There’d be no moving of things. No engagement photos. She sighed in tune with the patter
of rain starting to cover the windshield again.
“Just call somebody else.”
“It’s not that easy.”
“It’s not that hard.” Kevin slowed the truck to a stop and unsnapped her seat
Between the zip of the fabric across her chest and the unexpected crush of his
lips on hers, she was spinning, bumping against the door in a mental tizzy. Her
mouth opened further, accepting the fierce entrance of his tongue with a soft
moan. She gripped his large shoulders, holding steady against the force of his
hand tangling in her hair as the moan in her throat
deepened. Photographs? What photographs?
“This isn’t going to ruin the next few days, is it?” His gruff whisper fanned heat
against her ear.
She waited for his mouth to find hers again but he was buckling her back into
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About the Author:
Vallory Vance is a color inside the lines, Human Resources professional living in the
Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex by day. After her family consisting of a husband of almost twenty years, three kids and two dogs have filled her evenings with laughter, she sits down to her
laptop to write tales of the first moments of falling in love when nothing else
seems to matter.
As a fortieth birthday present to herself, she decided to share her stories of
romances that range from sweet to spicy with use of an occasional
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