Not the time

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
Athena Bronwyn Carrick... Life pretty much sucks if you're not a porn star or some socialite with a name like that. the crap she's taken has given her a hard shell and then a man got under it and that's where it turned on it's head... life had just taken a turn for the worse but her best friend wasn't going to let her mope and pig out on Rocky Road, A chance meeting in a bar and then a club could flip everything for her, but with the wall around her heart now edged in razor wire would she be able to let anyone in especially this suave Player that had been around the block or is it better the devil you know

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Not the time

Submitted: September 12, 2013

…………. I sat typing up the transcript from the pile of them sitting on my desk. I head phones filling my ears with music as I chai... Read Chapter

Girly night no more

Submitted: September 13, 2013

………… Inside the club the heat was intense grinding bodies on the dance floor all seemed to move in a solid wave. I watched skimmi... Read Chapter

What a damn night

Submitted: September 13, 2013

………… The four of us worked our way on to the dance floor heather was the first one to start dancing Alister’s eyes honed in on ... Read Chapter

Awkward

Submitted: September 16, 2013

………….  I groaned as the light streamed through the window and the local High school band kicked off in my head. Moy mouth fe... Read Chapter

Heather is the buffer

Submitted: September 17, 2013

…………. Damien and I walked into the bar Alister was already sitting next to Heather.   “I thought you’d take long... Read Chapter

Burning session

Submitted: September 17, 2013

…………. “Hey Sweetheart I think you’re in the wrong place” one of the guys called over “Men only”   “So ho... Read Chapter

I give up

Submitted: September 17, 2013

…….. I leant on the car door and took a deep breath I looked at the goose bumps on my arms springing up not from the cold but from he... Read Chapter

Trying maybe too hard

Submitted: September 18, 2013

………….. I showered and hurried the few blocks down the street to the nail salon Heather and I went to the rain had become more of ... Read Chapter

I should have stayed in

Submitted: September 18, 2013

………….. I moved off the dance floor and headed toward where Heather had gone She was sitting down on a couch, I went over to her a... Read Chapter

Well the weekend just gets Better and better

Submitted: September 19, 2013

…………. James pulled back and smiled at me, I blinked at him a few times trying to regain something of my composure.   ... Read Chapter

Rock and a hard place

Submitted: September 20, 2013

…………. I got the cab to turn around and head back to the club. I saw Damien standing at the side of the street. I got out the cab ... Read Chapter

Sureal Morning

Submitted: September 20, 2013

…………. I doorbell ringing woke me out of a deep sleep, it had taken and age to finally fall asleep even with my phone off it was e... Read Chapter

Time to call in the troops

Submitted: September 23, 2013

…………… I put the things into the dishwasher and hit rinse before going and putting my cup in under the spout of the Kuerig and h... Read Chapter

Down hill again

Submitted: September 23, 2013

…………… I threw myself into work for the next few weeks, Heather and I had chatted on the phone every day and caught each other f... Read Chapter

Get out of there

Submitted: September 24, 2013

…….…….. I don’t think I’d ever packed a suitcase so fast, My Mom had made the arrangements for my flight and it was leaving i... Read Chapter

Feels like Home

Submitted: September 24, 2013

…….…….. The flight seemed endless, I tried to sleep but when I closed my eyes I had too much going on in my head to settle proper... Read Chapter

boiling point

Submitted: September 24, 2013

…….…….. It felt do good over the next week to be around my family even Cam wasn’t being as much of a pain in the ass that he no... Read Chapter

Talking

Submitted: September 25, 2013

…….…….. “Cam” I moved back from him he looked at me and wiped his eyes roughly on his sleeves “I went to call you so many t... Read Chapter

WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!

Submitted: September 26, 2013

…….…….. I through myself back into work I didn’t even notice the time ticking by until Dad walked in the door.   ... Read Chapter

Insecurity

Submitted: September 26, 2013

…….……..  I picked up my phone and put it into the purse. I looked in the mirror and took a deep breath as I heard murmuring ... Read Chapter

Never Quit

Submitted: September 27, 2013

……… “Cam what are you doing here?” I asked as he lent in and kissed my cheek   “I might ask what are you doing h... Read Chapter

Hammer it out

Submitted: September 27, 2013

……… “You said something about de-stressing?” I got off the mats and reached down and took off my heels before I reached for the... Read Chapter

Round and round

Submitted: September 30, 2013

…………. Damien’s eyes were intense, I had vision of him with his face covered in the camouflage paint, the pure intensity he conv... Read Chapter

one thing after another

Submitted: September 30, 2013

…………. My hands were up and round his neck my fingers in his hair as he backed me to the corner post his mouth on mine dominating ... Read Chapter

night with no sleep

Submitted: October 01, 2013

………….. I opened the door to the house silence met me and I had a feeling by the way Dad’s car was missing from the driveway tha... Read Chapter

Done with Cam

Submitted: October 01, 2013

…………..  I spent the next day avoiding even being in the same room as Cam I had my cases packed and I couldn’t bring myself... Read Chapter

Under pressure

Submitted: October 02, 2013

…………. The next week I got over the jet lag and through myself back into work and shopping for new furniture for my apartment with... Read Chapter

Gala time

Submitted: October 02, 2013

…………. Over the next couple of weeks work got more intense and I was sent to New York and to Miami to meet with people and I knew ... Read Chapter

Brave face

Submitted: October 03, 2013

………….. There was a limo sitting at the curb as I stepped out on the sidewalk the Driver got out and opened the door and I slid in... Read Chapter

Having fun

Submitted: October 03, 2013

………….. Alister got up on the stage and Heather smiled like she was going to burst just watching him, I had a feeling I used to lo... Read Chapter

Enough is enough

Submitted: October 03, 2013

………….. “James what do you want?” I shrugged off his hands and I looked at my phone and ended the call I turned around to face... Read Chapter

Jimmy Choo's hurt after all

Submitted: October 08, 2013

…………… IStayed close to Alister and to Heather for the rest of the night, keeping up the face I’d practiced in smiling and cha... Read Chapter

Seriously

Submitted: October 08, 2013

…………… I almost dropped the cup and managed to splash it all over my hand   Me * what did you just say? Damien ... Read Chapter

Deployment build up

Submitted: October 09, 2013

…………… I took the wine bottle and went over to the couch and sat down, the yellowish glow from the lamp casting a light over the... Read Chapter

Truth serum is sleep deprivation really

Submitted: October 09, 2013

…………… It felt like we lay with each other for hours just without talking fingers drawing lazy circles on each others skin, I ch... Read Chapter

Surprise

Submitted: October 09, 2013

…………… I groaned as the sound of the incessant ringing of my cell phone broke into my sleep. I peeled Damien’s’ arm from aro... Read Chapter

Oh Snap

Submitted: October 10, 2013

………….. I dressed and walked out back into the living room Heather was standing by the window looking out into the street. &nb... Read Chapter

Romance

Submitted: October 11, 2013

…………. Damien carried all the  bags up the stairs to the apartment and I unlocked the door and pushed it open, I stopped in m... Read Chapter

Does he want to be a pirate?

Submitted: October 14, 2013

…………. I came from the bathroom after putting on my makeup and smiled as Damien stood in just his jeans as he looked over the shir... Read Chapter

Dinner is interesting

Submitted: October 15, 2013

………… …………. Heather Smiled nervously as she walked over with Alister walking behind her.   “Hey Baby girl... Read Chapter

Feelings and phone calls

Submitted: October 16, 2013

………… Damien pulled his keys from his pockets and unlocked the front door and looked over his shoulder at me.   “I ... Read Chapter

Mouth runs away from me

Submitted: October 16, 2013

………… I closed the bathroom door as I heard him answer the phone   “Hello… No she’s busy, and not to put to fin... Read Chapter

Fric and Frac

Submitted: October 17, 2013

……….. Over the next few weeks Damien and I were inseparable, except for when I was at work and then he dropped me off and picked me... Read Chapter

ILY

Submitted: October 18, 2013

…………… the gifts were stacked under the tree and some of the packagers from Damien were intriguing me but they made me smile bec... Read Chapter

Up and DOWN

Submitted: October 28, 2013

……………. I felt my eyes get wide as his words sank in slowly; Damien was watching me as I sat up the water sloshing around the tw... Read Chapter

Miscommunication

Submitted: October 28, 2013

……………. “Something like that” he nodded “I wanted to make sure everything was just right and my dumb ass blurted it out”... Read Chapter

Picture

Submitted: October 29, 2013

*Sorry it's a filler i'm blocked a little*     ………….. Damien looked at me and smiled   “I ho... Read Chapter

Make the call

Submitted: October 30, 2013

…………….. Damien held the door open for me and we walked into the apartment. He locked the door and came over to me slipping his ... Read Chapter

Drama's back

Submitted: October 30, 2013

…………….. We had sent the picture to Alister and Heather and not heard anything from them at all and I was beginning to get worri... Read Chapter

Demons and Skeletons

Submitted: October 31, 2013

………… Cam stared around the room at every one; I could feel the tension from Damien who was still at my shoulder not trusting Cam.... Read Chapter

Despair

Submitted: November 01, 2013

………………. Cam got the look in his eyes like I’d seen so many times over the years. My entire body tensed even though I knew t... Read Chapter

Black hole

Submitted: November 04, 2013

……………. I slowly pulled myself to my feet my entire body hurt from the punch that Cam had delivered to me and the hours of cryin... Read Chapter

one day at a time

Submitted: November 05, 2013

…………. I sat at my desk for hours not working just staring at the screen until my desk phone rang the trill buzz snapping me  ... Read Chapter

Of all people

Submitted: November 06, 2013

……………. James frowned at me and looked over his shoulder.   “You want to go sit down over there” he pointed to ... Read Chapter

Cousure and more talking

Submitted: November 06, 2013

…………….  James drove through town toward where I lived the silence in the car was just what I needed to process what had ha... Read Chapter

Another in the corner

Submitted: November 07, 2013

…………… I walked over to the couch and picked up the letters and flicked off the lamp taking them into my bedroom I dropped them ... Read Chapter

Time to read

Submitted: November 07, 2013

okay this is going to be a shorter one just because it give the letters from Damien and hen some DUN DUN DUN   …………... Read Chapter

Snowball effect

Submitted: November 08, 2013

………….  My heart was beating so fast it felt like it was going to jump out of my chest I swallowed hard.   Damie... Read Chapter

Bora Beautiful

Submitted: November 11, 2013

*SORRY I HAVEN'T BEEN AROUND AND IT'S SO DAMN SHORT BUT IT'S BEEN ONE OF THOSE DAYS*       ……………... Read Chapter

Dinner conversation

Submitted: November 12, 2013

…………… I unpacked and turned on my laptop while I took a quick shower and dressed ready for dinner. I took my computer out on to... Read Chapter

So much clearer

Submitted: November 13, 2013

*Sorry it's agains ahort and not 100% i have a headache from hell right now and it's a struggle and i've got to have 8 kids here this aft... Read Chapter

Horror story

Submitted: November 14, 2013

…………… I couldn’t believe what I was looking at Damien was on one knee in front of me in the sand his eyes fixed on my face. ... Read Chapter

Support

Submitted: November 15, 2013

………………  I put my hands on Damien’s face and made him look at me his lips were still trembling I rubbed my thumbs along... Read Chapter

Back in place

Submitted: November 15, 2013

………………  I walked out of the bedroom pushing in my earrings Damien was leaning on the door out to the deck looked over th... Read Chapter

Getting there

Submitted: November 18, 2013

***Okay I think the drama has taken it out of me a little I’m out of puff with this one for now at least but I think it’s leaving the... Read Chapter