by Everly Drummond
Published by Everly Drummond
Copyright 2011 Everly Drummond
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This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the Author’s imagination or are use fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental.
The hum of the tattoo gun was drowned out by the heavy bass of the rock music that floated through the air, but it did nothing to lessen the pain. Avery Carmichael cringed as the needle swiftly moved over the surface of her pale skin. Despite the urge to close her eyes and look away, there was a certain grace to the artist’s movements that kept her watching as the image of a flower took shape on the top of her foot. His hard sculptured muscles rippled beneath the tight t-shirt that clung tightly to his body, showing off biceps that had cost hundreds of hours at the gym to achieve. Something about the beat of the music, the pain of the needles, and the rustled brown hair that flowed freely over his broad shoulders, caused a warmth coil in the bottom of her belly. It was an unexpected, but not unwelcomed, mixture of pleasure and pain. Leaning back in the chair, Avery let out a soft moan as the unfamiliar sensation coursed through her body.