She reached up and cupped his face. “It’s okay. I don’t deserve you anyway. Not after running out on you yesterday.
I felt happy for Adam, who deserved a break, one delayed unnecessarily in my opinion.
She’d worked her ass off, and damned well deserved to be going into the field today, even if Broughton didn’t think she was capable.
An idea had popped into her head when the commissioner’s wife had praised him more than Melinda thought Jake deserved.
How could she possibly understand? Joe Sterling had been like a father. He didn’t deserve someone like Joe as a father figure, a mentor, a friend.
It’s like she thinks she doesn’t deserve the space she takes up in the world, so she doesn’t do anything to cause anyone extra trouble.
In their anger and frustration, they’d let their physical and operational security go. Since she deserved an answer, Nate offered, “We were Green Berets.”
“Map challenged?” He passed me his gadget of torture.
“Don’t know how since I earned a merit badge in map skills.”
Sex for him had always been hard and fast – a means to an end – but Quin deserved so much more. Mostly, she deserved his respect
Sam Bradley w/a McKenna Sinclair