Friday, December 12, 2014
© Allyn Lesley 2014
Where the fuck is that little she-devil?
Zo pointed toward the dance floor, addressing his employer’s unvoiced question. “Under the ball.”
Noah saw her clear as day and dancing way too close with someone who might soon be leaving the club with a limp. He blew out a breath. She knew better than this, yet she still tested the limits set up for her protection.
A restraining hand on Noah’s arm paused him mid-stride. “Boss?”
Noah’s eyes widened at Zo’s hand. Immediately, the younger man’s hand fell away, and he wisely stepped back. Even in the dim light, Noah saw embarrassment tinge Zo’s face.
“I, um. Excuse me, Mister Adams, but I can’t let you go over there,” Zo said, swallowing the fear his boss evoked.
“Let. Me?” Noah pointed at himself and straightened to his impressive six feet and five inches. “And who’s going to stop me?”
Noah Adams Age: 33 years old
Occupation: CEO, Accipiere LLC
Background: He makes no apologies for who he is.
Avianna “Avi” Linton Age: 24 years old
Occupation: Elementary Teacher, New York City Board of Education
Background: Recent transplant from a small Floridian town who's looking for a do-over
About the Author:
Allyn Lesley writes real stories about real people. As a teen, Allyn lost herself in the pages of some of Romance’s heavyweights, trusting that a happy ever after was just around the corner. In Allyn’s own writing journey, as in life, she’s learned that people don’t always experience recovery and restoration after a fall.
Her stories speak to the gritty side of life where the right choice isn't always easily identified and happiness not quickly gained.