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That playful, sinfully handsome grin grew beatific.
“I like you too, Elle. More than I probably should, but I’m not scared at all. I don’t think you should be either, because I’m of the mind that if it feels right, it probably is. What are you scared of?”
Nora’s gut began to shift uncomfortably.
“My life is complicated.” It sounded lame even as she said it.
“So is mine. We’ll figure it out.”
He watched her closely for a moment, his gaze so intense she could feel it in her spine. Her thoughts could not provide a single, reasonable argument to put forth. Not one. And she had a feeling that even if they had, the lawyer in him would find a very logical response.
Finally, she nodded. “Okay.”
He raised an eyebrow. “Okay? That’s it? No more debate or resistance?”
“No. You’re trained to out-argue me any day of the week. So, okay. Let’s like each other.”
“Music to my ears, Gorgeous, and you’re right, though I imagine that at some point down the line I’ll have to concede an argument or two. We’ll cross that bridge when we get there.”