Love: You Can’t Plan It
Love isn’t something that plays by rules. It’s hot, unpredictable and full of unexpected twists and turns. That’s why I can’t understand why some people put rules on their love life. Okay, maybe I can because at one point I thought I could to. But as I and so many others have discovered, when you let go of the rules love comes from an unexpected place. Don’t limit love with an imaginary boundary. A perfect lover doesn’t need to be a certain height, make a certain amount of money or come from a certain part of the United States…or world for that matter. The perfect lover makes you feel special, doesn’t tear down your dreams, supports you in good times and bad, and of course, lights a fire within you. Being open to that type of love, in whatever package it comes in, is the key to happiness.
You Can’t Plan Love Blurb:
After several bad relationships, Kenyatta Copeland decides to control her love life with the same discernment she uses in her professional life.
Knowing firsthand the heartbreak that comes when desire and emotion rule a relationship, Kenyatta assumes marrying Brad Johnson will lead to a stable life. But as much as she believes she can plan her future, it’s hard to ignore the way her boss, Malcolm Patterson, ignites her passions with just one look. After Malcolm learns of her engagement, he makes a play for her heart and reminds her that passion between a man and a woman has its perks … but also its costs. When Brad suspects there’s more than work between Kenyatta and Malcolm, he works harder to keep Kenyatta by his side. Torn between her promise to marry Brad and her irrepressible longing for Malcolm, Kenyatta must decide if she can live her life in a passionless marriage of convenience or once again trust her heart. Yet Brad isn’t as perfect as he seems, and by the time Kenyatta realizes this it may be too late.
He leaned forward and let his gaze travel along her face. “Brad seems like the type of guy who would want to keep close tabs on you.”
His study made her self-conscious but she didn’t look away when his eyes returned to hers. “Why would you say that? He doesn’t have a reason to keep tabs on me.”
“He just seems a bit overprotective.”
She crossed her arms. “He’s not overprotective. What gave you that impression?”
“When he told me to keep my eyes off you last Christmas,” he answered bluntly.
She blinked rapidly and shook her head. “What? Why would he say something like
that? You must have misunderstood.”
“No misunderstanding. You were wearing that red dress, the one that draped in the back. He caught me looking your way, and in a very clear voice, told me to keep my eyes off you.”
His voice lowered to that same seductive tone he’d used the day before.
“Why were you looking at me?” She didn’t know what possessed her to ask, but for some reason she cared more about that than Brad’s warning.
“You looked good that night. Half of the men in the office were checking you out.”
She leaned forward and raised a brow. “So everyone was checking me out, and you were the one he happened to catch?”
His lips spread into the smile that drove her crazy. “Maybe he thought I was more of a
Her heart fluttered, but she sat back and rolled her eyes. “Could you be any more conceited?”
“If I were any more conceited, I’d say he was definitely threatened because you were checking me out also.”
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~Author Jennifer Labelle~