Behind the Lens
Book One of The Sexy Series
By, Author Heather Dahlgren
Release Date: April 24, 2015
Goodreads link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24974769-behind-the-lens
**WARNING** Excessive sexy behavior by hot, muscular, tattooed models. Not to be held responsible for screen licking, sweating, or orgasmic tendencies. A fan and cold glass of wine are recommended.
Synopsis: The only thing Kallie Gregory ever wanted to do was take photos. Sheâs been doing it for as long as she can remember. Having succeeded in becoming an up and coming photographer, she is living her dream daily. Sheâs not willing to risk anything to ruin what sheâs built.
Jax Burke has been living his dream. Heâs one of the most sought after male models with his sexy look, muscular body and brilliant tattoos that are becoming increasingly more recognizable. He has no problem getting anything that he wants, including the ladies.
When Kallie and Jax meet thereâs an instant connection. They become fast friends and spend the majority of their time together, both realizing how much they have in common with their dreams and goals. The closer they get to each other, the stronger their attraction becomes.
Only problem is, Jax is willing to risk it all for a chance at love, but Kallie is not.
Is it possible for Jax to convince Kallie to see what is behind the lens?
âIt was one hell of a shoot today.â I close the door and lean on it, copying his position.
âThank you. I couldnât have been happier with the way things went.â I look at him and he smiles. âWell, minus the Melanie incident. Again, Iâm so sorry about that. Nothing like that has ever happened with any of my models before. I hope that doesnât deter you from working with me in the future.â He laughs, and I find myself joining him.
âKallie, believe me, a little cock grabbing isnât going to keep me from working with you. I am looking forward to the next time. You are definitely one of the most intriguing photographers Iâve ever worked with.â The compliment feels amazing, especially coming from him. Heâs worked with some of the biggest photographers I know.
âThis is my life, everything Iâve ever wanted. So when you say something like that, it truly is a huge compliment. Thank you.â He is searching my face, for what, I have no idea. I blink and look away though because itâs feeling too intimate. âI really need to get going. I have plans tomorrow, so I need to get these photos uploaded tonight.â He pushes off the Jeep and stands in front of me. Not as close as earlier, but too close none the less.
âWhat plans do you have tomorrow? Dinner with your boyfriend?â I canât help but burst out laughing. It catches me completely off guard. He rises his eyebrows and gives me that smirk.
âShit Iâm sorry. No, no dinner plans with the boyfriend. No boyfriend. I have a shoot with my brother and his family.â He becomes completely serious, searching my face again. I really wish heâd stop doing that shit.
âWhy is it so funny that Iâd ask if you have a boyfriend?â I straighten my back and clear my throat, feeling like I need to defend myself.
âYouâre a nosy little shit. If you must know, most guys are jealous, insecure pricks that canât handle what I do for a living. What I do is so much more important than a relationship anyway. I really need to get home Jax. Thank you for helping with my bag and for being part of this today.â I open my Jeep door, and he puts his arm against the truck, trapping me in place. I have my back turned to him, and Iâve no intention of turning around. I feel him move closer and my heart pounds in my chest.
âYou just havenât found the right guy, thatâs all. Good night Kallie.â He doesnât say another word, and I hear his feet crunching on the rocks as he makes his way to his car. I never once turn around. I climb into the truck and slam the door. I the only sound is my heavy breathing and the frantic beating of my heart.
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About The Author
I am 36 years old. I am married to my high school sweet heart. We have been married for almost 12 years and have 3 amazing kids. Iâm a stay at home mom and my kids definitely keep me busy. I live at the Jersey Shore and love all there is to do here. I love nature, birds especially. I enjoy hiking and fishing with my family.
I have always loved to write. In high school I used to write stories, poems and a lot of love notes! I absolutely love to read. I love the way I can get lost in a book and forget about the world around me. Now that I am writing books, I feel the same way, only itâs my book Iâm getting lost in.
As for now, I am loving this journey of becoming an author. It has been more then I dreamed it would be.
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