Get it now! 🧜‍♀️ Guarding the Mermaid (Chimera Secrets #2) 

“You.” A knuckle brushed down her cheek, and she turned into the touch, eyes closed, wondering if she slept still because surely he hadn’t admitted to having thoughts of her.

“I told you not to worry about me.”

“Can’t help myself. I keep telling myself to stay away. To ignore you.”

“But?” she asked on a breathless whisper.

“You’re the one thing I can’t stop thinking about.” His hand cupped her chin and dragged her closer.

“What are you doing?” She stared at him, her heart beating so hard it might actually escape her chest.

“Trying to quiet the demons.”

What demons?

All thought fled as his mouth met hers, a softer embrace than she would have imagined despite his hard lips. He kissed her slowly, languorously as the shower at her back steamed the room.