Excerpt 1 of 2 (G) – Give Me Tomorrow by Kaye Spencer #paranormalromance #contemporaryromance #PrairieRosePubs
Vampire Melissa Price’s heart has hardened to an empty shell of remembered love. Lifetimes of experience and self-preservation have taught her that relationships serve only two purposes—sustenance and superficial companionship. Her work as a veterinarian gives purpose to her solitary life, but three hundred years of loneliness catches up with her when she responds to an emergency call and meets the least likely man to bring down the wall of her emotionless existence.
Jaxon Granger is part-owner of his family’s thoroughbred racehorse boarding and layover facility. His world revolves around his business, family, and a penchant toward hedonism. Horses are his life and womanizing bachelorhood is his religion. He boasts that there isn’t a woman alive who can make him a one-woman man.
That is, until he falls for a woman who isn’t alive—in the strictest sense of the word.
“I learned a good long time ago that horses respond well to the sound of my voice.”
Jax scoffed. “You say that like you’ve been around for ages. You don’t look more than thirty-five or so.”
“Forty-one, actually, but I appreciate the compliment. It’s been a long and eventful forty-one by ordinary standards. I’ve aged well, I guess.”
The regret in he sign made him wonder what sadness she carried in her memories. When he lifted his coffee mug, her gaze pinned him with an intensity that stopped his hand. He couldn’t look away. She pulled him into her mind, claimed his thoughts as hers, and read what he was thinking. She reached inside his heart and opened the door to his deepest secrets. The room blurred. A crazy thought popped into his head that he was prey to a psychic predator. A shuddering prickle of goosebumps along his arms snapped him back to reality.
Unnerved, he fumbled his cup and tipped his chair in his hasty retreat. “I’m going to check the fire in the other room.”
If Lissa replied, he didn’t hear her in his flight from the kitchen. With each step from her, his mind cleared…
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