"Oh, what a tangled web we weave..."
Reese and Hank are used to taking what they want, just because they can. They set their sights on the office geek, a painfully shy whiz kid named Jeff. Hank bets Reese he can't get the guy in bed within a week - he makes the pot very sweet with an offer of $5,000, if Reese can do the job - on tape.
Reese, usually so cocky and sure, is completely disarmed by the quiet but intense Jeff.
What begins as a cynical seduction rapidly heats into flames of dangerous desire. Reese finds himself falling, hard, but disentangling himself from Hank is even harder. Jealousy, lust and unraveling lies threaten to shatter more than one heart in this tale of love and betrayal.
"I'm bored. Whose life can we destroy today?"
Reese laughed, aware Hank was only half kidding.
"Can I get you anything else, Mr. Seeley?" The waiter wore the white shorts and dark blue polo shirt that were the staff uniform at the exclusive Denver country club. Hank eyed the young man for a few seconds before responding, and Reese knew he was assessing the guy's orientation and potential in bed.
"No, thanks. We're done." Hank stood, tossing his linen napkin to the table. When the waiter had gone, Hank said, "Let's go back to my place." This was code for, "Let's have sex." Reese wasn't in the mood.
"Sorry, I have to swing by the office and pick up some stuff for my call on Monday."
Reese was a salesman for Strata Systems,...
...Wicked Hearts is a tale that I could not put down. From the first page, Ms. Thompson kept me engrossed in this novel. The struggle that Reese has with his morality when faced with Jeff's pure goodness as well as Hank's pure wickedness brought...