What happens when the tempo of your life is destroyed by circumstances out of your control? Do you give up and give in, or do you fight to get your life back? Karlie McKenna is facing a dilemma, does she continue to follow her safe but celibate lifestyle or does she race toward a new beginning? Summoned to the boss’ office she has no option but to head to Las Vegas for the opportunity of a lifetime. Vincent Scarpetti has been running from his own demons. Attempting to right the wrongs in his past, Scarpetti searches for his freedom in Tempo, the newest and most anticipated resort in Las Vegas. Set on a collision course, can they survive the impact? Tensions rise as the lines between conference room and bedroom blur. Will Vincent offer Karlie what she wants? Can Karlie give Vincent what he needs?
He looms over me, but I am not frightened. He raises his hand and softly cups the back of my head. I feel a slight tugging as my hair falls in waves around my shoulders. It settles midway down my back. I can hear him inhale. “Beautiful” Our eyes meet as I look up at him. I am sure he is going to kiss me. Closing my eyes, I wait in anticipation for the moment our lips will meet. He leans down and breathes in the scent of my hair. He releases a groan that ignites me.
Kelley Maestas lives in Colorado with her husband James. She’s the proud mother of three young adults that still manage to keep her on her toes and her head spinning. They are her greatest accomplishment.
As a military wife, Kelley has toured the world like a rock star on tour. This has given her the amazing ability to unpack an entire household in three days—another crowning achievement!
Over her life, she has been a jack-of-all-trades between Dental assisting, teaching, and running her home staging business until finally, one day, she decided to do something she was meant to do. She wrote. And she hasn’t stopped since.
Armed with a glass of wine and her laptop, Kelley loves nothing more than to create an alternate world that any woman would want to live in.