In this excerpt from “The Plane Truth”, Emily meets Aiden for the first time… and is rendered speechless.
He turned. It wasn’t Peter.
Her gaze traveled quickly down the stranger’s body and back up as he walked the few steps toward her. Wearing jeans, a leather jacket and carrying a red motorcycle helmet, he looked like he just stepped off a movie set and belonged at … “Ace Models is three doors to the left,” she offered.
He smiled and stretched out his hand. “Emily, I presume?”
She cocked her head to the side and nodded, her mouth slightly agape.
“I’m Aiden Masterson.”
Their handshake lasted a bit longer than it should have as the information registered. He wasn’t quite the character she had been expecting to show up when Richard informed her the CEO of an investment firm was coming in to discuss the design of a new office building.
Their meeting wasn’t scheduled for another hour and Richard was out on a sales call. She glanced at the clock on the wall and tried to compose herself before meeting his hazel eyes again.
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