“Do you want me?”
She took a breath. “So much for the subtle approach.”
He caught her chin on the edge of his hand. “I’m not good with the subtle approach. I need to be sure. I need a yes or no.”
She was still in free fall, she realized, about to spread wings she didn’t know she possessed. “Yes,” she whispered. “But only if you want me, too.”
He smiled a slow, intimate smile that left her breathless. She could have sworn his eyes got a little hotter.