Contemporary Short Story
When Eric Layton lunges for his ringing cell phone in the middle of the night, he’s halfway to the door before he realizes it’s not his chief summoning him to an out-of-control fire. It’s an out-of-control woman who’s too tipsy to figure out she’s dialed the wrong number. But the line goes dead before he can explain he’s not her brother. His conscience won’t let him leave the woman to wait for a ride that’s never going to come. Yet nothing prepares him for the chemistry when he helps Joanne into his truck. She’s curvy, blonde, and vulnerable—a three-alarm warning to do the right thing and keep her at arm’s length. Still, keeping watch over her through the night sounds reasonable. Until she awakens, and desire burns reason to a crisp…
This novella is a hot, smart, quick read but I can believe that these two would want to see each other again and take it from there. And good job inserting those cutesy “fireman” sexual terms. Amazing how many can be crammed into one conversation. B
This was a fun read with a great premise. I loved that we get to see the story through our leading man’s eyes. The pace was good and I enjoyed the relationship’s progression in such a short timeframe. I’m looking forward to seeing what else this author has to offer.
Last Call is a short, erotic romp by Olivia Brynn. Reading drunk Josie’s antics and conversation was fun.