ONE TO KEEP
by Tia Louise
Published: January 16, 2014
Cover Design: Mae I Design
ONE TO KEEP is the companion to Tia's debut adult novel, ONE TO HOLD.
This is Patrick and Elaine's story and we have the cover for you today! Designed by Mae I Design, check out how pretty it is and then look below to read all about the title and the author. We also have a teaser and an excerpt from ONE TO KEEP for you!
Patrick Knight is not a nice guy.
At least, not anymore.
After a failed engagement, a one-night stand, and a random
office shag, he’s sent to the desert so his business partner (Derek Alexander),
can clean up his mess. Before he kicks his ass.
When Patrick meets Elaine on his desert exile, all he wants
is to make her his. The problem is Elaine’s not looking for any guy—or a long-distance
Now Patrick’s doing everything he can to change her mind.
And just when it seems he’s convinced her he’s the one to keep, the skeletons
from his past life start coming back.
Note: Standalone, M/F, HEA
She didn’t push me away or tell me no as I kissed her again with more
urgency this time. She turned, and I kissed her cheek.
“I’m too weak when it comes to you,” she murmured as I traced the line
of her jaw with my lips. “I should be stronger.”
My kisses moved to her temple and into her hairline. She was so
beautiful, and I had her again. “You’re incredibly strong,” I murmured. “You
held me off for three weeks when everything in me wanted to come here and take
I could feel her breathing pick up as I kissed her, and the tension
below my waist grew tighter. My mouth returned to hers, and it opened quickly,
tongues uniting, her fingers now threading in my hair.
Her lips were so sweet,
but I moved my kisses to her chin, dropping down to her neck, and unfastening
the buttons on her shirt, kissing every spot of delicate skin that was revealed
as it came apart…
Tia Louise is a former journalist, world-traveler,
and collector of beautiful men (who inspire ALL of her stories...
*wink*)---turned wife, mommy, and novelist.
It's possible she has a slight truffle addiction. And she will never look at a
family restroom the same way again.