Whispers in the Dark (A KGI Novel)
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She came to him when he needed her the most.
and he pulled her a little closer, liking the way she fit so well against him, even if it was all in his mind. For the space of a few moments, he could forget that they were thousands of miles apart, that he was imprisoned in hell and that she was somewhere he couldn’t protect her. Just for now, they were together, her much smaller body curled into his. As ridiculous as it sounded, he could forget his present circumstances. He could forget the endless pain and suffering because holding her was
Ethan. His name. His image. As time went on, I convinced myself he wasn’t real and that he was just my own personal warrior or angel. Take your pick. But he got me through my darkest days. I convinced myself that he would save me. Maybe it was all I had. It was either cling to that belief or just give up. I don’t think you’re crazy.” “That’s not everything,” Nathan muttered. “We talked. I mean really talked. And the thing is…Boy, does this get crazier by the minute. The thing is, I couldn’t have
so I shut you off instead.” His hold tightened around her. “That’s bullshit.” He took another breath and tried a more tactful, sensitive approach. “You and I are quite a pair, aren’t we, Shea?” She pushed up to face him, her eyes drenched with sadness and shame. “What do you mean?” He touched her cheek, his heart growing soft at the sight of her tears. “We both try to hide from the other and yet we have a more intimate connection than any two other people on the planet. You can’t hide this
goddamn it.” She went silent, their gazes colliding and holding. Then she dropped her head and sighed as all the fight seemed to go out of her. “We have to go, Nathan,” she said quietly. “Who else is going to help her? She’s all the family I have left.” He ran his hand through his hair and let out a ragged sigh to match hers. “I can call in my brothers. They’d help.” She clutched at his arms and returned her gaze to his, pleading and fierce. “We don’t have time! Yeah, sure, call them in, but
taste as he traced a similar path down hers. It felt as though it had been an eternity since they’d last made love when in reality it was such a short time ago. Anxious to see him, to be able to touch him, she pushed gently at him and then rose to stand in front of him. “I’ll undress for you if you’ll undress for me,” she murmured. “Deal.” Their gazes locked, never once breaking away, they began to undress, keeping that connection between them all the while. Shirts, jeans, even socks went