His ruffled shirt was open, exposing corded neck muscles and hinting at the powerful chest planes below. Soft leather pants hugged the curves of his thighs, lacing pulled snugly over his crotch.
“I’ll be pleased when I get some answers,” Lacey replied, stepping into the room slowly as she waited for her eyes to adjust to the low light. Behind her, she heard the door close, the lock turn.
He dropped his leg and sauntered toward her, stopping a step away. The dense vapor of sea air drifted under her nose, stirring her senses. Bringing back memories that weren’t quite hers.
A single lock of hair fell across his forehead as he dipped closer to speak in husky tones. “I am what you seek.”
This is an excerpt from Brigand Flames is an Exotika Ebook from Ellora's Cave.