Author: Alec Nortan
Series: Matt Glenn
Release Date: May 30, 2016
Format: ePub, Mobi, PDF
Cover Artist: Natasha Snow
Word Count: 26400*
Sex Content: Non-Explicit
Warning: Death of character
To Lose His Heart
Alec Nortan © 2016
All Rights Reserved
I turn on my side and open my eyes to find that I’m alone in the bed.
Since we got back together, Jordan and I, we barely spend any time together. Not that we don’t want to, but Jordan works almost around the clock these days. Of course, things haven’t really been easy since he told me he loved me. I was with Ben, at that time. Then I kidnapped a girl (to save her, don’t get me wrong), got accused of being the new leader of the Mafia, and was hunted down by every cop in the city and in the state, the Feds and the DEA. The name Matt Glenn ring a bell? That’s me.
My name was cleared, but all the policemen involved haven’t been so lucky. Some had been working more or less willingly—a few knowingly—for the real Mafia boss. Including the chief of police. The witch-hunt is still going on. So now the whole police department is in complete disarray, and Lieutenant Jordan Cobbers, my sexy and loving Jordan, has to make up the shortfall.
There’s no other way. I get dressed, eat a quick breakfast, and head for work.
When I reach our temporary office, which we’re using as the real one burned down, Cathy is already sitting at her desk. She’s my best friend and only employee, though I consider her more like a partner. She too is working extra hard. She blames herself for missing important information about our last client. Despite the fact that he turned out to be the real Mafia boss, I really don’t blame her. We’d been framed by pros.
“Are you sure you don’t want to take a few days off?” I ask her for the umpteenth time.
She doesn’t even bother glaring at me. Instead, she hands me a file. “Here is the info about our new client, a Mr. Tarren. He’s clean. I did a complete check.”
We only check the client’s whole life for special jobs, like our stealing something from them, but here, we’re just talking about a security system upgrade. “I’ll read it and ask Jordan about him.” I really don’t need to ask Jordan, but it’s as good an excuse as any to see him.
This time, she does glare at me. “I didn’t miss anything.”
“I know you didn’t. You didn’t even have to do it. But this way I’ll get to see my boyfriend. It’s not because you prefer coming to work rather than having your husband fuck your brains out like everyone else does.”
She smiles faintly. “A relationship isn’t just about sex, you know…”
I snort. “We don’t see each other often enough or for long enough to have any. Sex would be a good beginning.” The day hasn’t started all that great, and this topic makes my mood deteriorate quickly. “I’m off. I’ll check on the state of our offices on my way back.” I turn around and walk out before she can say anything else.