To keep her job, a demure graphic artist must make sure her foundation's billionaire donor, a hard-driving tech mogul, stays under wraps for four days—in gossip-hungry Washington, DC. Too bad he has other plans—and is far too gorgeous to miss.
He looked past her, to the clock on the wall. “Still an hour before they'll bring us breakfast. You should go back to bed.”
She looked at him steadily. “My thoughts and feelings haven't changed.”
Suddenly, all his attention was directed at her. Even his gaze alone could make her hot.
“Mine either.” He took the half-full glass from her hand and downed the rest of the juice.
“Then come take it back.” He raised his eyebrows in clear challenge.
She rose to it. Scooping her hand up and over his belt, she pulled him close. Their lips met, their tongues, and it was last night all over again. Except better.
She tugged at his shirt, and it slipped free of his slacks. Finally, her palms touched skin, and she thrilled to the shiver they touched off in him.
His mouth possessed hers, and she gave him what he wanted, everything, willingly, wantonly. Excitement built behind her closed eyes and down her spine. Just kissing him made her wet.
He slid a palm over her hip, under the shirt of her pajamas, and her knees buckled. They sank slowly, him supporting her, to the plush carpet. The angle was wrong, and her mouth fell away from his.
His eyes were dark and large, his mouth so mobile, his breaths heavy. She'd done that. She smiled, despite her own heavy breathing.
“Miss Reed, might I show you my etchings? I have them there in my bedroom.”
When the mousiest and most dispensable member of a team that protects penguins is ordered to babysit an eccentric Finnish billionaire, she is understandably annoyed and intrigued at the same time. Beau made his money with an online game featuring penguins in a clone of Angry Birds. Because of his penguins, it is a natural for him to support the penguin research being done.
There is some conflict, as May and Beau clash over how the babysitting will be done, and I’m not sure why he needs babysitting anyhow. The whole premise is thin at best.
However, the two fall into bed and into love, and the twist of Beau’s old lover on the scene, seems just too contrived.
Babysitting the Billionaire does have a HEA although it’s very COLD ending, which is kind of cute. Good read for a cold day by the fireplace.
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