The next morning Max knew that he was in trouble. The sight of her in one of his dress shirts when she woke up and came out of his bedroom made him feel slightly feverish. Her hair somewhat wild and displaced was beyond sexy to him. When she looked at him and then came back out with her pants on, but his shirt tied around her to make it fit better, he couldn’t breathe.
“Do you want to go to your place or the office?” he asked when he could find his voice. He had to swallow a few times before words would come out of his mouth. He couldn’t believe that after all his time working to build himself into what he was now, this little woman was just standing before him, and he couldn’t even speak.
Max had grown up with an older brother that was the best at everything. His brother never had to try with people, he never had a lack of words, he also got the best of
Two hours in being in the office, she had two of the stacks moved and reorganized. The file boxes she had found in the nearly empty room three doors down had helped. She was going to put the papers he had that had no place on the floor in those boxes. As she was sorting them into sections to help his classes and his homework schedule to make everything easier for him later on. Deanna could hear the two voices in the hall as they were getting closer. One started to trail off, and another was getting louder. Max looked up and sighed.“Ready?” he asked softly. Deanna turned to him and asked him with a look. “It is one of those students.”“Wonderful,” Deanna said softly as she rolled her eyes. She went back to restacking the books on the bookshelf in a different way to be able to place more of them up there. When the girl breezed into the room and looke
Deanna was thinking as she sorted out the different files of papers Max had lying around in his office. She began to wonder what exactly he really wanted out of this possible relationship. He didn’t seem the type to mess around with a person without having a reason and plan behind it. Though he had basically eluded to the fact, he had not had any relationships in the past few years and zero ones with any students. He wanted something from her. It was there every time he looked at her. Every stolen kiss. He wanted something, and she didn’t know what.Deanna had no practical experience when it came to dealing with men. She had dated before, but after a few dates, they lost interest in her. She had started to believe she was just too boring to really date. Being driven to want to do good things to prepare for life after college had given her a label of being prudish. She really hadn’t found any
As the day progress, he finished his paperwork for the week with the detective job. Unless something major came up, he was left with giving his three lectures on Thursday and the last three on Friday, which he was planning on Deanna sitting in the classes to introduce herself to the class and also so she could learn the class over again. He was looking forward to hearing her analyze the new class from the old one. As a scientist, she would be on the one to compare the two and find though the assignments from the newer class were more detailed, and there was a paper required every week the class she took was more in-depth and more detailed.He had been thinking that there should be a follow up to this class and thought maybe he could work it in at some point, but again he was at a loss when it came to getting anything done with the school. If he was going to continue being a professor, he knew he had to make s
“Don’t you think that might be a tad too much?” Deanna asked as she looked up at him. “I mean, we have to work together, now I will be living in your house, and.”“And it is our house currently with you living here as well.” He cut her off. “No, I want you out of that place, and I will be helping you get out of there as quickly as possible.”“You know you are rushing things, right?” she laughed. “Most people don’t ask someone to move into to their house buy trying to cut the rent in half that they are paying.”“You can do other things around the house to make up for the lack of money. Hell, I really don’t want your money, but I figured you would be stubborn and require to pay something to make it fair.”
Max looked at the door and went to it. His mother had taken a step into the yard. She looked at Deanna and didn’t know what to say to her. As Max opened the door and walked in. He saw the state of the house. Though it was perfectly fine on the outside of the house, the inside looked like a hoarder's dream. His mother had never been a collector of anything as long as he could remember. Neither had been his father. The sight was something he couldn’t believe.Max walked back into the back of the house. He was walking through the hallway to get back there. He was shocked when he reached the room that they used as a rec room. There was more in there, and he went to the bedrooms. He went to the one that his brother had and somehow wasn’t surprised when he opened the door and found his parent's things in it. He stalked to the master bedroom and threw open the door.“
“Can you repeat that?” Max asked as he blinked a few times. He had to make sure he had heard her correctly.“She thinks you are married,” Deanna repeated as she looked at him. He didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. He had to say something, but again, he was at a loss for words.“I’m not.” He said as he looked down. “I have never been married.”“I figured.” She said as she laughed a bit, “I think your brother told them something to the effect.”“They never said anything to me,” Max said as he started toward the house. He walked in and looked at his mother. “I’m not married.”“You’re aren’t?” his mother said as she blinked her eyes wide now.
They were both exhausted by the time they got back to the house. Neither of them had thought about eating since mid-day, and as they pulled up to the house, Deanna’s stomach let out a huge growl. To which he turned to her and laughed, “I will order something to eat. After your classes tomorrow we will go and get some food. Thursday, when we start moving some of your stuff here, it will fall into a normal schedule.”“I guess.” She said as she got out of the car. She didn’t want to say anything, but she was tired as the adrenaline had worn off, and her face hurt. She was a little dizzy, as well. She couldn’t tell if it was from not eating something, or it was from the hit she took. She didn’t want to upset him or get him going on about what she did and how it was rather dumb. She had known at the time that if things got bad, he woul
As his hand closed around hers, she turned slightly to hide the smile forming. She knew this was the easiest decision she had made during the night. He was the one who wanted to completely overwhelm her, but at the same time, he wanted to do everything right and slow enough to not rush her. She knew somethings you just had to do when the time was right. This was the right time.She led him through the small room to the shower there. She reached inside and turned on the water first to bring it to a temperature that would add to the room with the steam. His eyes were confused and clouded at first when he looked at her doing this.Max was beyond feeling any normal emotion. His mind was reeling around in a fog. He couldn’t remember the last time he had a woman in front of him who looked at him the way she did right now. Her small hand still wrapped in his it was the only thing that