By Lisa Marie Rice
Lieutenant Alex Cruz eats, sleeps and breathes legislation enforcement. he is difficult and brusque, and police officers and criminals alike tremble sooner than him. and that is the manner he likes it. till he meets Caitlin Summers-and comes to a decision he wishes her trembling underneath him. the gorgeous student is doing dissertation examine in his cop store, and heavily messing together with his head. His self-imposed sexual abstinence involves a screeching halt in Caitlin's ratty lodge room and dies an everlasting loss of life in his mattress. . .and his kitchen. . .and his lounge. Caitlin can also be clever and humorous, variety and beneficiant, her smile a burst of heat in his chilly, austere existence. And that scares the crap out of him. together with his head and middle scuffling with a conflict of wills, Alex can slightly pay attention to paintings. and that is too bad-because his risky activity and his newfound love are approximately to conflict within the worst approach attainable. writer word: a great Specimen used to be formerly published by way of one other writer lower than the name Taming Nick.
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Caitlin gritted her teeth and swallowed her words. She knew perfectly well she looked younger than her years. Part of it was that she dressed so badly. She simply didn‟t have the money to dress as an adult out in the working world. But the combination of her looks and her clothes had people constantly underestimating her and it rankled. She wasn‟t a dummy and she wasn‟t without street smarts. “I won‟t be wandering around, Lieu— Alex. I have every intention of being careful, believe me. I know how to behave in dangerous areas.
I‟ve always been interested in law enforcement theory and I‟m writing my dissertation on it. I have basically all the material I need but, as I told you, Ray insisted that I spend time at a police station and I think he‟s right, because fieldwork in testing theories is always so important. “I won‟t be a bother, I promise. I have a slightly modified Thematic Apperception Test which I‟ll be asking your officers to take, but they can do that whenever they have a spare moment. I would like to interview them as well, but I can easily arrange to do that when they have some down time, if they‟re willing.
This was not a laughing matter, damn it. He absolutely refused to be charmed by Caitlin Summers, no matter how pretty, no matter how smart she was. She was going to be a burden and a distraction. He was going to open the doors of his station house to her under duress and onl y because Ray Avery had asked him to. And Ray was the only human being alive he‟d do this for. “Academic theory always has a positive rebound effect on the object of its study, sooner or later,” Caitlin said softly. ” Alex heroically refrained from rolling his eyes.