Want a peek inside the mind of Jesse Ward?
Want to know what Jesse thought when he first saw Ava?
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First up though, we bring you………………………
When Jesse met Ava.
I reach up and yank my tie loose. Shit, I need a drink. Glancing down at my Rolex, I grudgingly note it’s only mid-day. Another hour, I can wait another hour. My office door knocks and the big guy strides in.
‘Jesse. Miss O’Shea, Rococo Union.’
‘Perfect. Thanks John.’ My voice is hoarse. I’ll get this meeting out of the way, and then I’m having a drink. I should’ve got Sarah to deal with this.
I look up and watch as John slowly shifts. Then I nearly choke. What the fuck? I slowly rise from my chair, fully aware that her gaze is rising with me. Is this her? Is this the woman who’s filled my new pad with Italian shit? Italian shit that inflated the place by another million quid? She’s young.
I start walking around my desk, her eyes still firmly set on me. Oh yes, she’s affected, but fuck me, so am I. My legs are moving, my fucking legs are moving, but I can’t feel the damn things. I should’ve shaved. Do I look older with stubble?
Jesus, she’s getting more beautiful the closer I get, her dark hair pinned up, her perfect little figure screaming for me to run my hands all over it. Shit, I want to remove those pins and plunge my fingers into those shiny locks. Her eyes. Holy shit, those fucking chocolate eyes.
Jesus, Ward, pull it together! I wonder how old she is – mid-twenties, perhaps. Too young for me? I look good for my age – I know damn well I look good for my age. Will she think I look good? Every fucking woman on the planet thinks I look good, so why would she be any different? She’s drinking me in, assessing every part of me, those eyes running up and down my body. She’s mentally undressing me. I should take my shirt off and confirm what she’s thinking. John said Miss O’Shea, didn’t he? She isn’t married then, not that it matters.
What the hell should I do? I know what I want to do – I want to spread her on my desk and take my sweet time peeling that dress off, watch as those eyes smoke out and listen as her breathing falters.
Smile at her. I should smile at her. I can’t smile at her. My trusty smile is ignoring me. I’m being failed by all of my magnet assets when I want them to work the most.
I finally convince my arm to lift, offering my hand. I’m giving her three seconds to take it before I’m moving in.
I slowly lean forward and grasp her shoulders, my face going straight to the smooth, olive skin of her cheek. Good Lord, she smells as good as she looks. I feel her tensing under my touch, and I laugh to myself. I’ve got her. Thank the fucking Lord, I’ve got her.
‘It’s a pleasure.’ I whisper. It really fucking is, and I smile as I hear her moan. I ease up on my grip and lower myself so I’m at her eye level. ‘Are you okay?’ I can feel my lips curving into a smile as she lifts those stunning chocolate eyes to mine. She is so so affected.
She suddenly seems to snap out of her trance, and she steps back, my hands dropping to my side. Shit, I need to hold her again. ‘Hi.’ She virtually coughs it out. ‘Ava, my name is Ava.’ She holds her hand out to me.
I’ve broken out in a sweat and I’m shaking like a sad twat. I really need to stop drinking. I take her hand and squeeze, but pull away when I’m attacked by a shocked buzz that flies up my arm and stabs at my heart, making it suddenly buck wildly in my chest. What the fuck was that? Fuck! I have a fucking heart.
‘Ava.’ I repeat her name, it falling naturally from my lips. Oh Jesus, I need to be shouting that when I’m hammering into her. I want to make her scream, claw at me, hold on to me.
She’s just staring at me – this painfully beautiful woman is staring at me, and damn, I think I actually want this one more than once.
I smile on the inside. Oh yes. You are so mine, lady.
Jesse Ward – Lord of the Sex Manor
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