Snippet Saturday – It’s Rainin’ Men

I figured an excerpt with Vincenz AND Julian – the first time they’re with Hannah – might do the trick!

Copyright 2012, Lauren Dane
All Rights Reserved, The Berkley Publishing Group

He looked into her eyes, so glossy and dazed. She was as affected as he was. Thank the gods above and below.

Moving to stand behind Vincenz, Julian took one of her hands and turned it palm up. When he pressed his lips there she gulped and made a sound. A low, needy moan dragged from her lips as if she was as surprised by it as he was.
Her taste. He needed more.

Cuffing her wrist, Julian didn’t fail to notice the way her eyes widened and her pupils grew. Her lips parted, sweet and slick.

And he kissed that mouth.

He tried to take it slow, but there was no slow with her. Nothing halfway.

Surprised, she gasped and then breathed a sigh of pleasure into his mouth and he swallowed it, greedy for her.

Julian nipped her bottom lip the way he’d wanted to every day for weeks, maybe longer. Her fingers at his shoulder dug into the muscle there as she clung to him.

Need was a drumbeat in his head, a throbbing bass in his gut, throttling through his veins like wildfire.

She tasted like spice and sweetness. Like something dark and forbidden and altogether precious and he needed her like he needed to breathe.

He kept Vincenz between them because he wanted to tear the clothes from her body to bare all that skin. He wanted to toss her on the table and bury his face in her cunt. She made him simultaneously want to dominate and cherish in a way that stripped all pretense away. Stripped him to his barest, basest urges.

He began to pull away from the kiss when she sucked his tongue and suddenly he couldn’t think why it was a bad thing to claim this woman who’d come into their lives in the most unexpected kind of way and had turned everything on its ear.

Forehead to forehead they stood, leaning on Vincenz, who rested his weight against Julian as Hannah’s hand remained clutched in the front of Vincenz’s shirt.

“Why me?’ she whispered.

“Because it’s you.”

Vincenz had said it as if he’d plucked it from Julian’s brain.

“But . . . you two are already . . .”

Julian grinned. “Oh, yes. A great deal.”

“But . . . I . . . how? I don’t want to come between you.”

Julian had to pause to gulp at the sight of Vincenz sliding a palm up her belly, between her breasts, up to collar her throat. Her eyes went half-mast and she blew out a gust of sound. A ragged sort of moan laced with entreaty.
“Looks like this time it’s my turn to be in between you.” Vin pulled her close enough to kiss. This time there was no soft or tentative brush of lips over hers. This was the kind of kiss that routinely turned Julian’s knees to rubber.

When he broke the kiss she pursed her lips and then rolled them against her tongue.

“There’s no between us in the sense you mean.”

Julian knew she was fragile. He knew she’d been through a lot. But all that fell away when she slid the hand clutched at Vincenz’s chest up around his neck and into his hair.

“Bed.” Julian wanted the room to do all he wanted to them both.

Vincenz’s dazed look sharpened as he turned his head to meet Julian’s gaze.

So close to that mouth, Julian was helpless to do anything but kiss him. He tasted of Hannah, which only drove him madder for them both.

Julian nipped his bottom lip and then went back for hers. Surprising them both, she laughed, dispelling any last doubts he might have had that she wasn’t on board with what was happening.

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25 comments to “Snippet Saturday – It’s Rainin’ Men”

  1. Janet K
    May 5th, 2012 at 3:50 am · Link

    This book “rocks”!

  2. JenM
    May 5th, 2012 at 4:12 am · Link

    It seems like there’s an unlimited supply of hot scenes in this book!

  3. Diane
    May 5th, 2012 at 4:27 am · Link

    I’m just getting ready to head to work and you give us this scene? Mt day is not going to improve after this…

  4. Tracey D
    May 5th, 2012 at 6:17 am · Link

    DANG, that was hot. I can’t wait to read this.

  5. Blanche
    May 5th, 2012 at 6:39 am · Link

    Very nice! I’m not that far in the book but I will be finding time to read today!! 🙂

  6. Louise
    May 5th, 2012 at 7:29 am · Link

    Oh wow! Smoking hot. 🙂

  7. Kimh
    May 5th, 2012 at 7:45 am · Link

    Hot hot Ty woo great excerpt
    😎 👿 😀

  8. IP
    May 5th, 2012 at 8:55 am · Link

    I’ve read the book and can confirm: it hot, but what’s more, it’s also gripping and touching and all the other good things in between. 🙂

  9. Christine
    May 5th, 2012 at 9:12 am · Link

    Great excerpt. Can’t wait to get my copy.

  10. Melissa Lamb
    May 5th, 2012 at 9:43 am · Link

    WOW!!! That was smokin’!!! I love it!!!

  11. OrielaJ
    May 5th, 2012 at 11:41 am · Link

    Oh that is sooo hot!!! I love this book.

  12. Jordan H
    May 5th, 2012 at 12:33 pm · Link

    Wow, this book is awesome.

  13. StacieD
    May 5th, 2012 at 1:14 pm · Link


  14. Lin
    May 5th, 2012 at 3:00 pm · Link

    *OMG* Hannah is one lucky gal this moment between the hunk-wich 😀

  15. azteclady
    May 5th, 2012 at 4:28 pm · Link

    I really like this scene–I think I’ve said it before, I like that she doesn’t just jump in, so to speak but that she worries about the effect her presence between the men (and no, I don’t mean just at that moment) would have in their (Vincenz and Julian’s) relationship. The fact that it matters to her not to break something that works between the two men–that matters to me, as a reader.

  16. bn100
    May 5th, 2012 at 4:51 pm · Link

    Amazing excerpt.

  17. Danielle W
    May 5th, 2012 at 6:45 pm · Link

    I am loving Captivated!

  18. Jen B.
    May 5th, 2012 at 6:58 pm · Link

    Darn it! I promised I would be strong and not read any of the excerpts. This one was so hat! Thanks for sharing!

  19. Lori T
    May 5th, 2012 at 10:24 pm · Link

    Thanks for sharing! This is on my must buy list.

  20. Pamiam
    May 6th, 2012 at 12:04 am · Link

    I think moremoremoremore says it all!

  21. Kaetrin
    May 6th, 2012 at 1:33 am · Link

    I have a war knees for m/m/f ménage stories. Why have I not read this series?! Must rectify. 🙂

  22. Vic
    May 6th, 2012 at 8:01 am · Link

    LOVE this book. It’s so hard for me to pick a favorite out of this series but think it’s either Undercover or this one. Luckily, I don’t have to pick just one. I can pick up the Kindle and read them any time! :mrgreen:

  23. Melissa B
    May 6th, 2012 at 8:48 am · Link

    YES! Got it!! I love it, Lauren!!

  24. Melanie J.
    May 7th, 2012 at 7:32 am · Link

    Hot, Hot Hot! this book is defintly on my TBR lsit..

  25. Jennifer Butler
    May 13th, 2012 at 6:11 am · Link

    Can’t wait to read it!
    Jennifer B.


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