Here is a short snippet from Soft Burgundy Nights for Snippet Sunday. You can link to other authors snippets here:
He broke the kiss, wrapping his arms around her. He rested his chin on her head. She could feel his heart beating fast under her palm where it lay on his chest. After a few moments he leaned back to look her in the eye. “Would it really be so bad, Duchess?”
“Would what be bad?”
“Falling in love with me?” His palm cupped her cheek tenderly.
“I can’t.” A tear fell down her cheek, and he caught it with his thumb.
“You don’t have a choice.” He took her lips in another kiss. Softer. Slower. He was right. She did not have a choice. Her heart had already decided for her.