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He pulls me in. “You said you trusted me.”
“As my partner.” They latch the cross bar. There’s no escaping. My breaths increase in speed and frequency. “I’m going to have a panic attack.” The wheel moves a bit, then we stop.
“Trusting me as your partner also means trusting me as your partner in crime. It means trusting me in everything. Breathe.” He turns my chin. “Slower.”
My eyes focus on his and nothing else. The sea breeze blows our hair, the carriage rocks in the air, and with every move, my breathing hitches. “I’m.” Even though I’m speaking, I can barely even hear my own voice. “Going. To. Kill. You. When. We. Get. Down. If. We. Don’t. Die.”
He chuckles. “Really?”
After twelve years of friendship, Sebastian Reyes’ adoring gaze holds more. They soon find themselves unable to control their feelings for one another.
When tragedy strikes, Claire finds herself in a very unlikely and unfavorable position. Regardless of the weight of the emotion, she must make difficult decisions that impact the rest of her life.
Will Claire see that her true love has been right in front of her? Happily ever after isn’t just for fairy tales. To get hers, all she has to do is trust, open her heart and fall.