DREAM OF HER HEART by Author:Shanna Hatfield - Is there room for love in a time of war? ***Excerpt-Giveaway***
Nurse Billie Brighton puts her heart and boundless energy into caring for wounded soldiers, but she vowed long ago never to let one of the dashing rogues turn her head. That is, until a handsome lieutenant arrives seeking his missing friend. Thoroughly enchanted, she can’t help but break her own rules. Has she finally found the love she secretly longs for, or is she headed for heartbreak?
Step back in time to 1942 with a sweet, charming World War II romance full of history, heart, and a happily ever after.
Excerpt“We thank you for that offer, but we’ll be on our way.” Zane held out his hand. “It was nice to meet you.”
The farmer shook it with enthusiasm. “It was a pleasure to meet you folks, too. You sure make a handsome couple. Been married long?”
“Married?” Billie spluttered. Much to her annoyance, Zane merely chuckled.
“Oh, you know how new brides are,” Zane said, smacking Billie’s cheek with a noisy kiss as he pulled her against his side. She could feel muscles through the fabric of his shirt and wondered what it would be like to truly be held by him, to be thoroughly kissed by him.
The young man laughed and waved as Zane turned Billie around and walked with her to the car.
“What do you think you’re doing?” Billie quietly hissed.
“Having a little fun,” Zane said, opening the door and handing her inside. He shut it then waved to the farmer again as he walked around the car and slid behind the wheel.
“I’ll thank you not to do that again.” She scowled at him as he turned the car around and drove down the lane. In truth she had no idea why she was acting so upset when she really wanted Zane to pull her close and hold her tight. Her gaze fastened on his enticing, entirely too kissable lips.
Unaware she leaned toward him, her entire focus was on his mouth. Intent, she pondered the flavor of his kisses. Would they be dark and rich? Seductive and decadent? Lost in her imaginings of his firm lips pressed to hers, she didn’t hear him speak until he touched her arm.
“Billie?” Zane questioned. He cast a curious look her way as he turned onto the main road. “Everything okay?”
Hot embarrassment seared her cheeks as she realized she’d been about to kiss him.
“Fine. Everything is fine,” she croaked