They reached the podium a second later. Jonas leaned down and whispered, "You're welcome." His breath tickled her ear, the slow drawl of his southern accent seemed to tickle the hairs at the back of her neck, and the heat from his palm at her lower back seemed to scorch another degree higher.
"Thank you," she said, and the words seemed to echo around the auditorium. The microphone had just switched on. Hot embarrassment flooded her cheeks, but Brooks refused to follow her instincts off the stage and into the blessed comfort of the non-spotlighted back stage area.
"For accompanying you to the stage? It's always my pleasure to escort a gorgeous woman," Jonas said, deadpan. "But it's not every day I get to escort the Hottest Female Sportscaster. So maybe I should thank you."
She felt her face flame hotter and closed her hands more tightly around the envelope in her hands. "Maybe we should just stick to the script," she said, begging him with her eyes to start reading from the Tele-Prompter.
I am having so much fun with this book, you guys! I can't wait to share the whole book with you!
Okay, on to today's teaser, it's a bit from my new boxed set, our from Crimson Romance! Texas Wishes is the complete series of my Texas Girls ~ all the angst and romance of Katheleen and Jackson, Mat and Vanessa and Trick and Monica...You can pick it up wherever ebooks are sold for less than $1! Here's more about the set:
Kristina Knight turns up the heat under the Texas sun with three cowboys ready to rope your heart and the feisty ladies who wrangle them. Enjoy a boot-stomping good time with these captivating couples.
What a Texas Girl Wants: The last thing Jackson Taylor wants in his life is a down-to-earth girl like Kathleen Witte, so why did he just wake up next to her on a Mexican beach with a ring on his finger? Once they’re back in Texas though, this all-business marriage might just turn into an all-consuming love.
What a Texas Girl Needs: Matias Barnes knows all about society women like Vanessa Witte. It’s part of the reason he left his wealthy family behind and took a job on a ranch. But while Mat knows she’s so not right for him, can he resist her charms long enough to really let her go?
What a Texas Girl Dreams: They are opposites in so many ways, but the more veterinarian Trickett Samuels gets to know footloose and fancy free Monica Witte, the more he wonders if he can convince this Texas girl that having roots will only help her soar higher.
"Filled with enough drama, suspense and passion, this is one romance story that will keep your interest as Kathleen and Jackson's love story unfolds" ~ Jersey Girl Book Reviews, What a Texas Girl Wants, 5 stars
"What a Texas Girl Wants was a fun read. Kristina Knight did a fabulous job with this story, it had the right amount of sexy & emotional to keep me engaged to the end" ~ What a Texas Girl Wants, Harlequin Junkie, 5 stars
"I love when a cast draws me in so much I stay up way past bedtime to see how they'll get themselves out of their troubles. Vanessa was a riot, Mat was a hunky mystery, and I actually *cared* about all the secondary players in the background" ~ RomCom Lover, What a Texas Girl Needs, 5 stars
"What a Texas Girl Dreams is a fast, passionate beach read, perfect for an afternoon by the pool" ~ Manga Maniac Cafe, 4 1/2 stars