right journey. He had a successful career, good looks, and a carefree
lifestyle. One conversation changed Tristan’s way of thinking forever as his
father presented him with a bottle, representing his journey and forcing
unwanted thoughts of a lasting relationship to the surface. Running from the
fear of commitment, he pushed away the only woman he ever had feelings for and
turned to the one girl he knew he didn’t love.
to Texas and concentrating on the success of her own company, she had her life
almost where she wanted it. One thing was missing though…love. She thought she
had found love with Tristan until he casted her aside.
push him from her heart, even if it means being with a man she doesn’t love.
of life can cause unexpected turns, altering the planned course. Will Tristan
and Ryn’s bottle be tossed about, lost in the rocky waves of life? Or will calm
seas prevail to help Tristan and Ryn finally find their journey of
ocean. I tipped the beer bottle back and drank the last of my beer.
off my pants. I turned and looked back at the house. My brother Lark and his
new wife, Azurdee had left two hours ago for their honeymoon and I couldn’t
take watching Ryn another second.
pulled it out of my pocket. I let out a deep breath when I saw it was Liberty.
want me to join you I’ll come down. Just text me back and I’ll be there.
know. I just really wanted to see your parents and would have loved to have
seen the wedding but I understand you have your reasons for going alone. Things
haven’t been so great with us lately. I’ll work on that. Promise.
anymore how I felt about her. We had been on again and off again so many
times I was beginning to lose count. Currently, we were off. All she had been
doing is pushing an engagement ever since she found out Lark and Azurdee were
getting married. When I thought of my future I didn’t see Liberty. I only saw …
Ryn. And that scared the piss out of me.
house and began putting on my game face. The one I’d been wearing for the last
ten months. The one where everyone thought I was happy, but deep down inside I
was the unhappiest I’d ever been in my life.
against the railing with her head back and her eyes closed. There was no one
else out here.
Mom and Azurdee’s best friend, Jessie, were talking. Ryn had taken a two-week vacation
and was renting a house on the beach just two houses down from here. I already
began planning ways to ‘run in to her’ while we were both here.
left her messages begging her to call me, she never would.
the deck and sat down to where she couldn’t see me.
still need my RFB, I’d say yes … it’s been a sucky last three days.”
playing with her nipple.
after all this time you’d have been able to fuck him out of my head and heart.
Maybe you’re not as good as you think you are?”
I don’t know. Maybe, I’ve thought about that. Yes. I realize I only use you for
sex to forget about Tristan, but maybe I’m falling for you and just want your
company. You ever think of that?”
I will most certainly be ready for you. Yes naked. Hey, Dodge? Hurry please. I
need to be fucked in a bad way. Bye.”
out toward the ocean. Her shoulders were moving up and down and when I saw her wipe away her tears, my knees about
buckled out from underneath me.
my throat and asked, “May I join you?”
whispered. “How have you been, Ryn?” She turned and looked at me. If looks
could kill, I’d be on the floor right now. “You’ve ignored me for
three days and now you ask how I’ve been?”
… I wasn’t planning on—” I looked away and then back into her eyes.
“I thought you just wanted to have fun, Ryn. Then you started acting different
and I started having these feelings and … I was confused.”
brought the wrong girl to meet mom and dad.”
couldn’t. My heart felt like it was squeezing in my chest as I stood there and
listened to her retreating footsteps.
a knack for making her laugh almost daily and supports her crazy ideas and
dreams for some unknown reason…he claims it’s because he loves her!
asking for something to eat while her fingers move like mad on her cell phone
sending out what is sure to be another very important text message.
overlooking the Texas hill country and write.
property with Gus….her chocolate lab and the other man in her life, and Rose,
her golden retriever. When Kelly is not outside helping the hubby haul brush,
move rocks or whatever fun chore he has in store for her that day, you’ll find
her inside reading, writing or watching HGTV.
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