St. Martin's Griffin
Charlotte froze, fear spreading across her face.
Her instinct was to grab for Jake's hand, but she stood perfectly still and stared at William with all the control she could muster. "Get the hell out of my house," he said to Jake.
"Well, seeing as I'm Charlotte's guest and not yours, I'm not going anywhere until she asks me."
"It's okay--just go," she said quickly. Jake turned to her before leaving the room. She met his gaze for a second, and that was all it took to know that he would be back for her. When the door closed behind