“I work out every morning. Sleep six to seven hours.” More quietly, sensually, so she had to strain to hear him, he added, “I like being in charge.”

“Why doesn’t that surprise me?”

“Pleasing a woman is its own reward. So very satisfying.”

“And you get to do it without any commitments or the complications that come with a relationship.”

“You said that. I didn’t.”

She narrowed her eyes. “You don’t have a girlfriend or wife waiting for you at home?”

“No. In case I wasn’t clear, I don’t cheat.”

In fact, she wasn’t sure she’d ever heard of him being in a relationship. The way he spoke to her calmed her. Slowly, the rest of her resistance dissipated.

“Let’s be clear with each other, Willow. You want to indulge in some impact play and lose yourself. I’ll do my damnedest to please you. One more thing.” He paused for a moment. “If you want to get your needs met tonight, it will be with me and no other man. Am I clear?”

He captured her gaze. It would be smarter to go back to her hotel. Scening with a man as forceful as him would be madness. Already, he’d made an indelible claim on her, and she was far too smart to allow this to go any further.

Wasn’t she?