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Yet for some reason tonight she had decided to leave her hair down instead of pulling it back in a no-nonsense ponytail as she usually did after her shower. She was wearing a short cotton nightie. Not exactly a negligee—she didn’t own anything like that—but it wasn’t a sweatshirt either. She stared at the phone, willing it to ring. She was beginning to feel more than a little foolish. Two minutes past ten. The jangle of the ringer startled her and Rachel jumped. She grabbed the receiver and said a little more breathlessly than she meant to, “This is Velvet.

The following material contains graphic sexual content meant for mature readers. This story has been rated E–rotic. S-ensuous love scenes are explicit and leave nothing to the imagination. E-rotic love scenes are explicit, leave nothing to the imagination, and are high in volume per the overall word count. E-rated titles might contain material that some readers find objectionable—in other words, almost anything goes, sexually. E-rated titles are the most graphic titles we carry in terms of both sexual language and descriptiveness in these works of literature.

Oh don’t worry about it. ” He laughed easily and Rachel was suddenly certain the money didn’t matter at all to him. Unlike most of the men who called, eager to maximize their dollar by coming as quickly as possible, Richard seemed to have all the time in the world. Rachel didn’t want him to hang up but she honestly didn’t know what to say. Richard continued. “Did you know some Native American tribes believed if someone told you their real name, you belonged to them? ” Rachel shifted, not sure if this knowledge made her comfortable or nervous.

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