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Title: 42 Hours (Time for Love #3)
Author: Bethany Lopez
Age Group: NA
Release Date: 8/19/14
Cover Design – B Designs
Photographer – K Keeton
Models – Nathan Weller
and Kayla Ann
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Eight years ago,
Scott and Gaby shared one very special night. Not wanting to ruin their
friendship, they didn’t take things further…but neither of them has
When Scott’s friends stage an intervention to
make him realize that his fiancé, Victoria, is all wrong for him, he takes time
to evaluate his life. He’s earned a big promotion and just bought his dream
car, but those things are just superficial. The one time he was truly happy,
was with Gaby.
Gaby is in a good place in her life. She loves
her job, has the best friends and family a girl could ask for, and is dating a
sweet and sexy guy, but she’s never stopped thinking about that night with
Eager to find happiness again, Scott makes a
plan to win Gaby’s heart during a weekend getaway, but she doesn’t want to be
his rebound girl. Will 42 hours be enough to convince Gaby that it’s finally
their time for love?
“The other night, at
the bar, right before the band started…. You came back from the bathroom,
looking all flushed and embarrassed. Then you downed TJ’s beer… I’d meant to
ask you about it then, but the music came on, and we all got distracted. Did
I flushed at his
question, as I remembered the scene that had gotten me all flustered.
“Oh… God… I just,” I
felt like such a child, I could barely even talk about it, and it wasn’t as if
I’d walked in on them having sex or anything. “I ran into Brock’s brother
Brendan … The lead singer. Anyway, he and some girl were going at it pretty hot
and heavy in the hallway.”
“Oh,” Scott looked at
me suddenly, then cleared his throat and looked back out the windshield. “So
you were embarrassed?”
I let out a nervous
laugh and admitted, “Yeah, because I was taken by surprised, and I kind of, um,
stood there and watched for a minute. Then, Brendan caught me, and said hi,
like it was no big deal. I just felt like a prude.”
“Hmmm,” Scott began,
as if unsure what to say next. “Have you never been in that situation before?”
I averted my eyes,
then responded softly, “What? Practically having sex in a bar? No.”
“No,” Scott said, his
voice rough. “Where you’ve been so in the moment, that you couldn’t control
yourself, and didn’t care if you got caught or not.”
I squirmed in my
seat, his words affecting me more than they probably should. My body felt warm,
so I turned up the AC a bit and pointed the vent in my direction.
“No,” I admitted, my
voice barely audible.
When Scott didn’t
respond, I started to worry that he thought I was referring to the night that
he and I’d slept together, so I blurted, “Oh… I wasn’t trying to say that you
and I didn’t have passion…”
I felt the blush roll
over my face like a heat wave.
“I mean, it was our
first time… And it was lovely…” Shit, I was digging in deeper. “What I meant
was that I’ve never had someone take me up against the wall in the club like
Oh. My. God. Had I
just said that. I wanted to melt into the floorboards.
I brought my hands to
my face, hiding my mortification.
a fun photo of Bethany with cover model Nathan Weller!
The Time For Love
About Bethany Lopez
Award-Winning Author Bethany Lopez began
self-publishing in June 2011. Since then she has published various YA and NA
books. She is a lover of romance, family, and friends, and enjoys incorporating
those things in what she writes. When she isn’t reading or writing, she loves
spending time with her husband and children, traveling whenever possible.