This excerpt contains adult material and is intended for readers 18 years of age or older.

June 4, 2013

June 4, 2013 — USA, CAN

New York cabbies were a unique breed. Fearless to a fault, they sped and swerved through crowded streets with unnatural calm. To save my sanity, I’d learned to focus on the screen of my smartphone instead of the cars rushing by only inches away. Whenever I made the mistake of paying attention, I’d find my right foot pushing hard into the floorboard, my body instinctively trying to hit the brakes.

But for once, I didn’t need any distractions. I was sticky with sweat from an intense Krav Maga class, and my mind was spinning with thoughts of what the man I loved had done.

Gideon Cross. Just thinking of his name sent a heated flare of longing through my tightly strung body. From the moment I first saw him–saw through his stunning and impossibly gorgeous exterior to the dark and dangerous man inside–I’d felt the pull that came from finding the other half of myself. I needed him like I needed my heart to beat, and he’d put himself in great jeopardy, risking everything–for me.

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The blare of a horn snapped me back to the present.

Through the windshield, I saw my roommate’s million-dollar smile flashing at me from the billboard on the side of a bus. Cary Taylor’s lips had a come-hither curve and his long, lean frame was blocking the intersection. The taxi driver was hitting his horn repeatedly, as if that would clear the way.

Not a chance. Cary wasn’t moving and neither was I. He lounged on his side, bare-chested and barefooted, his jeans unbuttoned to show both the waistband of his underwear and the sleek lines of his ripped abs. His dark brown hair was sexily mussed and his emerald eyes were bright with mischief.

I was suddenly struck with the knowledge that I would have to keep a dreadful secret from my best friend.

Cary was my touchstone, my voice of reason, my favorite shoulder to lean on–and a brother to me in every way that mattered. I hated the thought of having to hold back what Gideon had done for me.

I wanted desperately to talk about it, to get help working it out in my head, but I’d never be able to tell anyone. Even our therapist could be ethically and legally bound to break our confidence.

A burly, neon-vested traffic cop appeared and urged the bus into its lane with an authoritative white-gloved hand and a holler that meant business. He waved us through the intersection just before the light changed. I sat back, my arms around my waist, rocking.

The ride from Gideon’s Fifth Avenue penthouse to my apartment on the Upper West Side was a short one, but somehow it felt like an eternity. The information that NYPD detective Shelley Graves had shared with me just a few hours earlier had changed my life.

It had also forced me to abandon the one person I needed to be with.

I’d left Gideon alone because I couldn’t trust Graves’s motives. I couldn’t take the chance that she’d told me her suspicions just to see if I’d run to him and prove that his breakup with me was a well-crafted lie.

God. The riot of emotions I felt had my heart racing. Gideon needed me now–as much as, if not more than, I needed him–yet I’d walked away.

The desolation in his eyes as the doors to his private elevator separated us had ripped me open inside.

Entwined with YouGideon.

The cab turned the corner and pulled up in front of my apartment building. The night doorman opened the car door before I could tell the driver to turn around and take me back, and the sticky August air rushed in to chase the air-conditioning away.

“Good evening, Miss Tramell.” The doorman accompanied the greeting with a tap of his fingers to the brim of his hat and waited patiently while I swiped my debit card. When I’d finished paying, I accepted his help out of the back of the cab and felt his gaze slide discreetly over my tearstained face.

Smiling as if everything were okay in my world, I rushed into the lobby and headed straight for the elevator, with a brief wave at the front desk staff.


Turning my head, I discovered a svelte brunette in a stylish skirt-and-blouse ensemble rising to her feet in the lobby seating area. Her dark hair fell in thick waves around her shoulders, and her smile graced full lips that were a glossy pink. I frowned, not recognizing her.

“Yes?” I replied, suddenly wary. There was an avid gleam in her dark eyes that got my back up. Despite how battered I felt and probably looked, I squared my shoulders and faced her directly.

“Deanna Johnson,” she said, thrusting out a well-manicured hand. “Freelance reporter.”

I arched a brow. “Hello.”

She laughed. “You don’t have to be so suspicious. I’d just like to chat with you a few minutes. I’ve got a story I’m working on, and I could use your help.”

“No offense, but I can’t think of anything I want to talk to a reporter about.”

“Not even Gideon Cross?”

The hairs on my nape prickled. “Especially not him.”

As one of the twenty-five richest men in the world, with a New York real estate portfolio so extensive it boggled the mind, Gideon was always news. But it was also news that he’d dumped me and gotten back together with his ex-fiancรฉe.

Entwined with YouDeanna crossed her arms, a move that accentuated her cleavage, something I took note of only because I was eyeing her again with more care.

“Come on,” she coaxed. “I can keep your name out of it, Eva. I won’t use anything that identifies you. This is your chance to get a bit of your own back.”

A rock settled in the bottom of my stomach. She was so exactly Gideon’s type–tall, slender, dark-haired, and golden-skinned. So very unlike me.

“Are you sure you want to go down this road?” I asked quietly, intuitively certain she’d fucked my man at some point in the past. “He isn’t someone I’d want to cross.”

“Are you afraid of him?” she shot back. “I’m not. His money doesn’t give him the right to do whatever the hell he wants.”

I took a slow, deep breath and remembered when Dr. Terrence Lucas–someone else who was at odds with Gideon–had said something similar to me. Now that I knew what Gideon was capable of, how far he would go to protect me, I could still answer honestly and without reservation, “No, I’m not afraid. But I’ve learned to pick my battles. Moving on is the best revenge.”

Her chin lifted. “Not all of us have rock stars waiting in the wings.”

“Whatever.” I sighed inwardly at her mention of my ex, Brett Kline, who was front man for a band on the rise and one of the sexiest men I’d ever met. Like Gideon, he radiated sex appeal like a heat wave. Unlike Gideon, he wasn’t the love of my life. I was never going to wade in that pool again.

“Listen”–Deanna pulled a business card out of a pocket of her skirt–“pretty soon you’re going to figure out that Gideon Cross was using you to get Corinne Giroux jealous enough to come back to him. When you smell the coffee, call me. I’ll be waiting.”

I accepted the card. “Why do you think I know anything worth sharing?”

Her lush mouth thinned. “Because whatever Cross’s motivation was for hooking up with you, you got to him. The iceman thawed a bit for you.”

“Maybe he did, but it’s over.”

“That doesn’t mean you don’t know something, Eva. I can help you figure out what’s newsworthy.”

Entwined with You“What’s your angle?” I’d be damned if I would sit back while someone took aim at Gideon. If she was determined to be a threat to him, I was determined to head her off at the pass.

“That man has a dark side.”

“Don’t we all?” What had she seen of Gideon? What had he revealed in the course of their… association? If they’d had one.

I wasn’t sure I’d ever get to the point where thinking of Gideon being intimate with another woman didn’t trigger ferocious jealousy.

“Why don’t we go somewhere and talk?” she cajoled.

I shot a glance at the staff er at the front desk, who made a good show of politely ignoring us. I was too emotionally raw to deal with Deanna, and was still reeling from the conversation with Detective Graves.

“Maybe some other time,” I said, leaving the option open because I intended to keep tabs on her.

As if he sensed my uneasiness, Chad, one of the night crew at the front desk, approached.

“Ms. Johnson was just leaving,” I told him, consciously relaxing. If Detective Graves hadn’t been able to pin anything on Gideon, a nosy freelance reporter wasn’t going to do better.

Too bad I knew what kind of information could be leaked from the police, and how easily and often it was done. My father, Victor Reyes, was a cop, and I’d heard plenty on that subject.

I turned toward the elevators. “Good night, Deanna.”

“I’ll be around,” she called after me.

I stepped into the elevator and hit the button for my floor. As the doors slid shut, I sagged into the handrail. I needed to warn Gideon, but there was no way for me to contact him that couldn’t be traced.

The ache in my chest intensified. Our relationship was so fucked up. We couldn’t even talk to each other.

I exited on my floor and let myself into my apartment, crossing the spacious living room to dump my purse on one of the kitchen bar stools. The view of Manhattan showcased through my living room’s floor-to-ceiling windows failed to stir me. I was too agitated to care where I was. The only thing that mattered was that I wasn’t with Gideon.

As I headed down the hallway toward my bedroom, the sound of muted music floated outward from Cary’s. Did he have company over? If so, who was it? My best friend had decided to try juggling two relationships–one with a woman who accepted him the way he was and one with a man who hated that Cary was involved with someone else.

I shed my clothes across the bathroom floor en route to the shower. While I lathered, it was impossible not to think of the times I’d showered with Gideon, occasions when our lust for one another had fueled starkly erotic encounters. I missed him so much. I needed his touch, his desire, his love. My craving for those things was a gnawing hunger, making me restless and edgy. I had no idea how I was supposed to fall asleep when I didn’t know when I’d get a chance to talk to Gideon again. There was so much that had to be said.

Entwined with YouWrapping a towel around me, I left the bathroom–

Gideon stood just inside my closed bedroom door. The sight of him spurred a reaction so abrupt it was like a physical blow. My breath caught and my heart lurched into an excited rhythm, my entire being responding to the sight of him with a potent rush of yearning. It felt like years since I’d last been with him, instead of a mere hour.

I’d given him a key, but he owned the building. Getting to me without leaving a trail that could be followed was possible with that advantage… just as he’d been able to get to Nathan.

“It’s dangerous for you to be here,” I pointed out. That didn’t stop me from being thrilled that he was. My gaze drank him in, roaming avidly over his lean, broad-shouldered frame.

He wore black sweats and a well-loved Columbia sweatshirt, a combination that made him look like the twenty-eight-year-old man he was and not the billionaire mogul the rest of the world knew. A Yankees ball cap was pulled low over his brow, but the shadow cast by its brim did nothing to diminish the striking blue of his eyes. They stared at me fiercely, his sensual lips drawn into a grim line. “I couldn’t stay away.”

Gideon Cross was an impossibly gorgeous man, so beautiful that people stopped and stared when he walked by. I’d once thought of him as a sex god, and his frequent–and enthusiastic–displays of prowess constantly proved me right, but I also knew he was all too human. Like me, he’d been broken.

The odds were against our making it.

My chest expanded on a deep breath, my body responding to the proximity of his. Even though he stood several feet away, I could feel the heady attraction, the magnetic pull of being near the other half of my soul. It’d been that way with us from the very first meeting, both of us inexorably drawn together. We’d mistaken our ferocious mutual captivation for lust until we realized we couldn’t breathe without each other.

I fought the urge to run into his arms, the place where I so desperately wanted to be. But he was too still, too tightly reined. I waited in exquisite anticipation for his cue.

God, I loved him so much.

His hands fisted at his sides. “I need you.”

My core tightened in response to the roughness of his voice, the rasp of it warm and luxurious.

“You don’t have to sound so happy about it,” I teased breathlessly, trying to lighten his mood before he got me beneath him.

I loved him wild, and I loved him tender. I’d take him any way I could get him, but it’d been so long… My skin was already tingling and tightening expectantly, craving the greedy reverence of his touch. I feared what would happen if he came at me full force when I was so starved for his body. We might tear each other apart.

“It’s killing me,” he said gruffly. “Being without you. Missing you. I feel like my fucking sanity depends on you, Eva, and you want me to be happy about that?”

Entwined with YouMy tongue darted out to wet my dry lips and he growled, sending a shiver through me. “Well… I’m happy about it.”

The tension in his posture visibly eased. He must’ve been so worried about how I would react to what he’d done for me. To be honest, I’d been worried. Did my gratitude mean I was more twisted than I realized?

Then I remembered my stepbrother’s hands all over me… his weight pressing me into the mattress… the tearing pain between my legs as he rammed into me over and over…

I trembled with renewed fury. If being glad the fucker was dead made me twisted, so be it.

Gideon took a deep breath. His hand reached up to his chest and rubbed at the area over his heart as if it hurt him.

“I love you,” I told him, my eyes stinging with fresh tears. “I love you so much.”

“Angel.” He reached me with quick strides, dropping his keys on the floor and shoving both hands into my damp hair. He was shaking, and I cried, overwhelmed by the knowledge of how much he needed me.

Tilting my head to the angle he wanted, Gideon took my mouth with searing possession, tasting me with slow, deep licks. His passion and hunger exploded across my senses, and I whimpered, my hands tangling in his sweatshirt. His answering groan vibrated through me, tightening my nipples and sending goose bumps racing across my skin.

I melted into him, my hands pushing the cap from his head so that my fingers could sink into the silky black mane of his hair. I fell into the kiss, swept away by the lush carnality of it. A sob escaped me.

“Don’t,” he breathed, pulling back to cradle my jaw. He looked into my eyes. “It shreds me when you cry.”

“It’s too much.” I trembled.

His beautiful eyes looked as weary as mine. He nodded grimly.

“What I did–“

“Not that. How I feel about you.”

He rubbed the tip of his nose against me, his hands sliding reverently along my bare arms–hands with proverbial blood on them, which only made me love his touch all the more.

“Thank you,” I whispered.

His eyes closed. “God, when you left tonight… I didn’t know if you’d come back… if I’d lost you–“

“I need you, too, Gideon.”

“I won’t apologize. I’d do it again.” His grip tightened on me. “The options were restraining orders, increased security, vigilance… for the rest of your life. There was no guarantee you’d be safe unless Nathan was dead.”

Entwined with You“You cut me off. Shut me out. You and me–“

“Forever.” His fingertips pressed against my parted lips. “It’s over, Eva. Don’t argue about something that’s too late to change.”

I brushed his hand away. “Is it over? Can we be together now, or are we still hiding our relationship from the police? Are we even in a relationship?”

Gideon held my gaze, hiding nothing, letting me see his pain and fear. “That’s what I’m here to ask you.”

“If it’s up to me, I’ll never let you go,” I said vehemently. “Never.”

Gideon’s hands slid down my throat to my shoulders, blazing a hot trail across my skin. “I need that to be true,” he said softly. “I was afraid you’d run… that you’d be afraid. Of me.”

“Gideon, no–“

“I would never hurt you.”

I caught the waistband of his sweats and tugged, even though I couldn’t budge him. “I know that.”

And physically, I had no doubts; he’d always been careful with me, always cautious. But emotionally, my love had been used against me with meticulous precision. I was struggling with reconciling the absolute trust I had in Gideon’s awareness of my needs and the wariness that came from a shattered heart still healing.

“Do you?” He searched my face, as attuned as always to what wasn’t said. “Letting you go would kill me, but I wouldn’t hurt you to keep you.”

“I don’t want to go anywhere.”

He exhaled audibly. “My lawyers will be talking to the police tomorrow, to get a feel for where things stand.”

Tilting my head back, I pressed my lips gently to his. We were colluding to hide a crime, and I’d be lying if I said that didn’t seriously bother me–I was the daughter of a police officer, after all–but the alternative was too awful to consider.

“I have to know that you can live with what I’ve done,” he said softly, wrapping my hair around his finger.

“I think so. Can you?”

His mouth found mine again. “I can survive anything if I have you.”

I reached under his sweatshirt, seeking and finding his warm, golden skin. His muscles were hard and ridged beneath my palms, his body a seductive and virile work of art. I licked his lips, my teeth catching the full curve along the bottom and biting gently. Gideon groaned. The sound of his pleasure slid over me like a caress.

Entwined with You“Touch me.” The words were an order, but his tone was a plea.

“I am.”

Reaching behind him, he grabbed my wrist and pulled my hand around. He thrust his cock shamelessly into my palm, grinding. My fingers curled around the thick, heavy length, my pulse quickening at the realization that he was commando beneath his sweats.

“God,” I breathed. “You make me so hot.”

His blue eyes were fierce on my face; his cheeks flushed and his sculpted lips parted. He never tried to hide the effect I had on him, never pretended that he had any more control over his response to me than I had to him. It made his dominance in the bedroom all the more exciting, knowing that he was similarly as helpless to the attraction between us.

My chest tightened. I still couldn’t believe that he was mine, that I got to see him this way, so open and hungry and sexy as hell…

Gideon tugged my towel open. He inhaled sharply when it hit the floor and I stood before him completely naked. “Ah, Eva.”

His voice throbbed with emotion, making my eyes sting. He yanked his shirt up and over his head, tossing it aside. Then he reached for me, stepping carefully into me, prolonging the moment when our bare skin would touch.

He gripped my hips, his fingers flexing restlessly, his breathing quick and harsh. The tips of my breasts touched him first, sending a sudden rush of sensation through my body. I gasped. He crushed me to him with a growl, lifting my feet from the floor and carrying me backward toward the bed.

Because I love you all and I know it’s been so hard to wait for Gideon to come back, here’s a peek at some of Chapter Two…

Chapter Two

June 4, 2013

June 4, 2013 — USA, CAN

My thighs hit the mattress and I landed on my butt, falling to my back with Gideon leaning over me. He hitched me up with an arm banded around my back, centering me on the bed before he settled atop me. His mouth was on my breast before I knew it, his lips soft and warm, the suction fast and greedy. He plumped the heavy weight in his hand, kneading possessively.

“Christ, I’ve missed you,” he groaned. His skin was hot against my cool flesh, his weight so welcome after the long nights without him.

I hooked my legs around his calves and shoved my hands beneath his waistband to grip his taut, hard ass. I tugged him into me, arching my hips to feel his cock through the cotton that separated us. Wanting him inside me, so that I’d know for certain he was mine again.

“Say it,” I coaxed, needing the words he swore were inadequate.

He pushed up and looked down at me, gently brushing my hair back from my forehead. He swallowed hard.

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Rearing, I caught his beautifully etched mouth in a kiss. “I’ll say it first: I love you.”

He closed his eyes and quivered. Wrapping his arms around me, Gideon squeezed so tight I almost couldn’t breathe.

“I love you,” he whispered. “Too much.”

His fervent declaration reverberated through me. I buried my face in his shoulder and cried.

“Angel.” His fist clenched in my hair.

Lifting my head, I took his mouth, our kiss flavored with the salt of my tears. My lips moved desperately over his, as if he’d be gone at any second and I had no time to get my fill of him.

“Eva. Let me . . .” He cupped my face, licking deep into my mouth.

“Let me love you.”

“Please,” I whispered, my fingers linking behind his neck to capture him. His erection lay hot and heavy against the lips of my sex, the weight of him the perfect pressure on my throbbing clit. “Don’t stop.”

“Never. I can’t.”

His hand cupped my buttock, lifting me into a deft roll of his hips. I gasped as the pleasure radiated through me, my nipples beading hard and tight against his chest. The light dusting of crisp hair was an unbearable stimulation. My core ached, begging for the hard-driving thrust of his cock.

My nails raked his back from shoulder to hips. He arched into the rough caress with a low growl, his head thrown back in deliciously erotic abandon.

“Again,” he ordered gruffly, his face flushed and lips parted.

Surging upward, I sank my teeth into his pectoral, just over his heart. Gideon hissed, quivering, and took it.

I couldn’t contain the ferocious swell of emotion that needed release–the love and need, the anger and fear. And the pain. God, the pain. I still felt it keenly. I wanted to tear into him. To punish as well as pleasure. To make him experience some small measure of what I had when he’d pushed me away.

My tongue stroked over the slight indentations left by my teeth and his hips rocked into me, his cock sliding through the parted lips of my sex.

“My turn,” he whispered darkly. Leaning on one arm, the biceps thick and beautifully defined, he squeezed my breast in his other hand. His head lowered and his lips surrounded the taut point of my nipple. His mouth was scorching hot, his tongue a rough velvet lash against my tender flesh. When his teeth bit into the furled tip, I cried out, my body jerking as sharp need arrowed to my core.

Entwined with YouI clutched at his hair, too impassioned to be gentle. My legs wrapped around him, tightening, echoing my need to claim him. Possess him. Make him mine again.

“Gideon,” I moaned. My temples were wet from the trails of my tears, my throat tight and hurting.

“I’m here, angel,” he breathed, nibbling across my cleavage to my other breast. His diabolical fingers tugged at the wet nipple he’d left behind, pinching it gently until I pushed up and into his hand. “Don’t
fight me. Let me love you.”

I realized then that I was pulling at his hair, trying to urge him away even as I fought to get closer. Gideon had me under siege, seducing me with his stunning male perfection and intimate expertise with my body. And I was surrendering. My breasts were heavy, my sex wet and swollen. My hands roamed restlessly as my legs caged him.

Still, he slipped farther away from me, his mouth whispering temptation across my stomach. Missed you so much… need you… have to have you… I felt a hot wetness slide over my skin and looked down to see that he was crying, too, his gorgeous face ravaged by the same surfeit of emotion flooding me.

With shaking fingers, I touched his cheek, trying to smooth away the wetness that only returned the instant it was wiped away. He nuzzled into my touch with a soft, plaintive moan, and I couldn’t bear it. His pain was harder for me to deal with than my own.

“I love you,” I told him.

“Eva.” He slid back onto his knees and rose, his thighs spread between mine, his cock thick and hard and bobbing under its weight.

Everything in me tightened with ravenous greed. His big body was carved with rock-hard slabs of tautly defined muscle, his tanned skin sheened with perspiration. He was so powerfully elegant, except for his
penis, which was bluntly primal with its thick coursing veins and wide root. His sac, too, hung large and heavy. He would make a statue as beautiful as Michelangelo’s David, but with a flagrantly erotic edge.

Honestly, Gideon Cross had been designed to fuck a woman right out of her mind.

“Mine,” I said harshly, pushing up and scrambling gracelessly into him, pressing my torso tightly into his. “You’re mine.”

“Angel.” He took my mouth in a rough, lust-fueled kiss. Lifting me, he moved, turning us so that his back was to the headboard and I was spread over him. Our flesh slid against each other, slickened by sweat. His hands were everywhere, his muscled body straining upward as mine had done. I cupped his face, licking fast into his mouth, trying to satisfy my thirst for him.

Entwined with YouHe reached between my legs, his fingers delving reverently into my cleft. The roughened pads stroked over my clit and skirted the trembling opening to my sex. With my lips pressed to his, I moaned, my
hips circling. He fingered me leisurely, building my need, his kiss gentling into a slow, deep fucking of my mouth.

I couldn’t breathe for the pleasure, my entire body quivering as he cupped me in his hand and his long middle finger slid lazily into me. His palm rubbed against my clit, his fingertip stroking over delicate
tissues. His other hand gripped my hip, holding me in place, restraining me.

Gideon’s control seemed absolute, his seduction wickedly precise, but he was trembling harder than I was and his chest was heaving more forcefully. The sounds spilling from him were tinged with remorse and

Pulling back, I reached for his cock with both hands, gripping him firmly. I knew his body well, too, knew what he needed and desired. I pumped him from root to tip, drawing a thick bead of pre-ejaculate to
the wide crest. He pushed back against the headboard with a groan, his finger curving inside me. I watched, riveted, as the thick drop rolled to one side of his glans, then slid down the length of him to pool at the top of my fist.

“Don’t,” he panted. “Too close.”

I stroked him again, my mouth watering as a gush of pre-cum streamed out of him. I was wildly aroused by his pleasure and the knowledge that I had such a profound eff ect on such a blatantly sexual creature.

As he cursed, his fingers left me. He grabbed my hips, dislodging my grip on him. He yanked me forward, then down, his hips bucking upward, his raging cock driving into me.

I cried out and gripped his shoulders, my sex clenching against the thick penetration.

“Eva.” His jaw and neck taut with strain, he started coming, spurting hot and hard inside me.

The gush of lubrication opened me, my sex sliding down his pulsing erection until he filled me too full. My nails dug into his unyielding muscles, my mouth opened to draw in desperate breaths of air.

“Take it,” he bit out, angling my descent to gain that last little part of me that let him to sink in to the root. “Take me.”

I moaned, welcoming the familiar soreness of having him so deep. The orgasm took me by surprise, my back bowing as the heated pleasure tore through me.

Instinct took over, my hips moving of their own volition, my thighs clenching and releasing as I focused only on the moment, the reclaiming of my man. My heart.

Gideon yielded to my demands.

“That’s it, angel,” he encouraged hoarsely, his erection still as hard as if he hadn’t just had a teeth-grinding climax.

His arms fell to his sides. His hands fisted in the comforter. His biceps clenched and flexed with his movements. His abs tightened every time I took him to the hilt, the rigid lacing of muscles glistening with sweat. His body was a well-oiled machine and I was taking it to its limits.

Entwined with YouHe let me. Gave himself to me.

Undulating my hips, I took my pleasure, moaning his name. My core clenched rhythmically, another orgasm rushing up too quickly. I faltered, my senses overwhelmed.

“Please,” I gasped. “Gideon, please.”

He caught me by the nape and waist, and slid down until we were flat on the bed. Pinning me tightly, he held me immobile, thrusting upward… over and over… shafting my sex with fast, powerful lunges. The friction of his thick penis rubbing and surging was too much. I jolted violently and came again, my fingers clawing into his sides.

Shuddering, Gideon followed me over, his arms tightening until I could barely breathe. His harsh exhalations were the air that filled my burning lungs. I was utterly possessed, completely defenseless.

“God, Eva.” He buried his face in my throat. “Need you. I need you so much.”

“Baby.” I held him close. Still afraid to let go.

  • oh that’s brilliant! I want more!

  • Aaahhhhh!!!!! Absolutely amazing!!! June 4th cannot get here fast enough!! Thank you so much for the crutch to get us Gideon addicts through until then! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • AHAHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! Can’t wait until June!!

  • Omg! Sooooo worth the wait! Thank Sylvia for the Chapter 2 tease- that’s what I needed. I don’t smoke but I feel like I need a cigarette!

  • i need this book now!!…..omg sylvia you’re killing me,i need gideon as much as eva does!….

  • Emmy MW

    Thank you a million times for this:) Ahhhhhhh….Gideon!!!!

  • Can’t June come any faster!!!

  • Ana Estrada

    Yea!!!!Thanks Sylvia for spoiling us. Can’t wait to get my hands on the book!!!

  • Michelle Vuko

    Wow! Than you for sharing a powerful opening to a long awaited book! I have been listening to both Bared and Reflected continuously for months, so often that I earned a “repeater” badge from audible!!!! I love Gideon and Eva’s story and am hoping they receive a happy ending. The presence of that nasty reporter has me a little worried, though. Again, thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!!!!!!!

  • OMG – Wow – And now we have to wait until June….
    How will Gideon and Eva come out of this all??
    How can Sylvia do this to us … waiting for other 4 weeks…
    What snapshot will we have this Friday??

  • tbidwell

    i really do not know what i think abut this 3rd book it is good don,t get me wrong .but the reporter said that gideon only got with eva to make corrine jealous so that she would go back to him so if that,s the case why is gideon with eva and not with corrine unless he is using her which is very bad on the other hand i think corrine has a hold on gideon if that,s the case eva,s and gideon are not going to work out it will end bad also the reporter said about brett so i don,t like the sound of that i just hope that gideon and eva say together forever

    • Did you even read reflected in you? The Gideon/Eva/Corrine relationship triangle was all a cover up by Gideon to keep himself & Eva safe from the fallout of Nathans murder.
      Brett is mentioned as he did an interview & said he had an old flame he wanted another chance with ๐Ÿ™‚

      • tbidwell

        of course i read both books 8 times and listened to the audio 9 times i know he was keeping eva safe but corrine is a trouble maker and brett won,ts eva

    • The reporter is doing what they do best assume….โ™ฅ

  • Ace

    Jeez… so hot.. the sweetest make up sex or love reconciliation i’ve read and Gideon said “Forever ” ahh love him . Oh my God.. roll on June .. Thank you Sylvia, this will get me through until June because I know they are together they just need to get through this.

    The reporter Deanna is a good twist and I love and can see Evas’ determination from this chapter .

    • so true hey. I cannot wait to see the Eva that absolutely knows in her heart that Gideon is her’s despite what else may unfold. she knows he loves her as much as she loves him. i cannot wait to see her kick some serious ass and put all the trouble makers on their places.. ๐Ÿ™‚

      • I agree. Eva knows now without a shadow of a doubt that Gideon is hers and hers alone. He loves her as much as she loves him if not more so. She’s much stronger and wiser which means she’s not going to tolerate anymore shit from Corrine or Magdeline. I really want her to check Brett from the jump and make it crystal clear upfront with him that he never had nor will he ever have a chance with her. I want her to profess her love for Gideon to all the damn haters!!!!

        • I totally agree with you as to Eva not putting up with any shit from those other Two bitches. Corrine wants Eva to believe that her & Gideon have something going. Remember when Eva went to her apt. when she was on her crusade as Gideon put it, well Gideon was NOT with her as he would NEVER cheat on Eva but the bitch troll wanted her to think that. & what’s with the black silk robes. They must be popular in NY. I’m curious as to what their going to talk about after their done having MINDBLOWING SEX.Is he going to stay…………I think not. When he was crying…….so was I, how can you not ? It’s going to be a hell of a ride for them, that’s why there has to be a 4th book.They will end up together………..there’s going to be a lot of hurdles along the way, but I’m a believer & they may not get to their destination right away, but they have too or else Sylvia will be writing this Crossfire series till the cows come home, not that i’m complaining………………it’s just so long between books. I’m happier now that i’ve chapter1 & part of chapter2.Thank You Sylvia……….you’ve given me my Gideon & Eva fix for the time being.However,after reading those chapters i not only needed i cigarette………………..but also a cold shower. I think every woman should have her own GIDEON CROSS. There would be a lot more woman smiling.It’s May 9th……….almost time.

    • twosisters

      Ace, I think you’re on to something here…I had similar thoughts as well…though, I think you nailed it with the snippet! Eva is stronger than she thinks she is and when it comes to “G”, she is very protective! Yes, Corinne is someone to watch! She is the ex/new love interest w/ a hint of “Bitch” .. But it’s Magdalene I do not trust. She has to many motives/issues and she hooked up with Christopher. To me that makes her weak, vulnerable and selfish.”A bitch w/ a mission”… As for Deanna Johnson…what a nice little surprise! I wonder, is she really a reporter? Or is she another woman scorn? She said ” Not all of “us” have rock stars waiting in the wings” …”us” as in general or “us” as in Gideon’s meat market? hmmm..either way…it smells like trouble to me! ..And like you asked “will there be “cat-fights”? Oh, I think there will be …and Eva will hold her own…or hope she will…she better! heehee

      • Ace

        i think Magdalene is just a kid in a sense she couldnt hold a grown up under the tables fight. As Deborah said below, Corrine has already started making up stories in Reflected in You to make Eva jealous. one in crossfire bldg when she pretented to have been fucked, then in apt when Eva confronted her. She wouldnt give up easy, she divorced the husband hoping to get back to Gideon but she didnt expect Eva to ruin that plan. She must be pissed off deep down. Deanna obviously has revenge as her motives. well, Evas’ claws will surely be exhausted in this book.. i cant wait to see how she fights back with all these women to protect whats’ hers’ ๐Ÿ™‚

  • ohhhh, thank g-d less than 30 days to go. Thanks Sylvia!!!!

  • Jesus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That was amazing!!!!

  • Thank you, Sylvia not only for giving us Chapter one, but for the added bonus of some of Chapter two. I think I can make it until June 4th now. You totally rock!!

  • Great!!!

  • Ace

    Oh my God.. i read it first hahaha i’ve been waiting this the whole day . i keep coming back . dont i get a Gideon Kiss ..


    Wow!!just amazing !! Thank you for that. I can’t wait til my book get here…thank you your amazing

  • OMG fantastic, cannot wait for June 4th. Thanks for the sneak peek Sylvia ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Wow Im Loving It…can’t wait for the rest of the book..Come on June 4th

  • Fernanda Rodriguez

    I love you Sylvia Day.!!! Thank you.!

  • Melanie

    Wow!!! That was one hell of a ride and it was only the first two chapters!!!
    I really shouldn’t have read this at work, I can barely function now. lol

    Thank you for releasing these for us, you’re the BEST!!!!!

    I cannot wait for June 4th to finally get here!!


  • Tyra

    Wow…..cannot wait

  • loved, loved, loved this, thank you SD, really can’t wait for June 4th to come now ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • OMG!! Tks Sylvia for the chapters .. AMAZING!! I want more! ahaha Kisses from a brazilian fan ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Shelley Newham

    Unreal!! That was fan-freggin’-tastic!!! June 4th can’t get here soon enough!!

  • wow ! that was something….loved it!

  • Erin

    Omg is it 4th June can’t wait that was some teaser xxx my favourite book ever the crossfire series xxx

  • Omg! I sure do hope it gets released in the Philippines on June 4 too… That was worth the wait.. Thanks for the bonus…. I definitely need Gideon as much as Eva does!

  • Charn Meadows

    OMG, I have never been so emotionally tied to a book like this before. June 4th can’t come fast enough, Sylvia that was speechless!!!!!! WOW

  • Wow, I love how you Sylvia have the power to draw me in completely. Gideon’s raw, pained emotions just breaks my heart, making it hard to love him, including his flaws which makes him so real…

    *sighs blissfully* I’ll be on cloud infinity for the rest of the day.

  • Kirsty hogarth

    Wow can’t wait for the rest! X

  • Cary Pierce

    I have been waiting for this for it seems like an eternity! Thank you for sharing Sylvia!! Can’t wait until the release! June 4th will definitely be a “PDO” for me. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Kim

    Amazing !! I can’t wait for more !!

  • OMG….I can’t wait until the book is release….

  • Gisela Salinas

    OMG is it June yet? can’t wait!!,,

  • safiya

    OH.MY.GOD..no words are coming to praise you sylvia!!!!thank you for gideon and eva!!
    thank you for the chapters

  • Tonya D.

    Wow!!!!! That’s all I can say!!!

  • OMG. I really love Eva and Gideon. Thanks Sylvia for share the first chapter with us. I can’t wait to June.

  • Ana Maso

    Gracias Silvia, no puedo esperar a que salga en Spain

  • Chezaly

    Wow… I have died… I Can’t wait!!!

  • snap snap snap, come on June 4th. Thanks Sylvia…muahhh!

  • Suellen


  • OMG that was so good, so glad you gave us this before the books come out, counting down the weeks now

  • Selenia McCoy

    OMG!!!! SOOOOOOOOOO FREAKIN WORTH IT!!!!!!!!!! I am sooooo in Gideon/Eva withdrawal….going to have to go and re read the other books now………thank you sooooo much for both chapter 1 and 2

  • baconzilla

    Re-reading it again as I look and read closer. Depriving my self for more days of waiting.

  • OMG BRILLIANT !!!! Thank You, I Cant wait Hurry Up June 4th !!!!
    Love your Books cant wait to see you at your book signing in Adelaide, South Australia ๐Ÿ˜€

  • OMG, THANK YOU SYLVIA DAY! Oh how I miss my Eva and Gideon. I wish I would have waited, but glad I got a little taste nontheless. June is right around the corner!

  • More , the wait is agony!

  • Thank you Sylvia you are the Best! Now I can brag to some of my friends that I read the first chapter of the new book before them:)

  • I pre-ordered this book when it first came up in Amazon. I CANNOT WAIT! Thank you for giving us a taste! June 4th cannot come too soon…

  • Sarah

    Thank you so so much!! So worth the wait!! Hurry up June 6th xxxxxx

  • Pamela Maria

    Omg omg omg omg can’t wait for this book….

  • I loved it…what a teaser. I’ve already ordered my copy.

  • Monica Goyer

    Thanks! I love it!

  • Wow oh wow thanks for chapter that was awesome

  • We are as greedy for Gideon as Eva is! Thank you for giving us a delicious taste to curb our hunger for a little while longer! We love you, Sylvia!<3

  • OH WOW, that was incredibly sensual, hot and erotic. I can not wait for the book to drop to my kindle! It has been too long with out Gideon, you are such a gifted writer Sylvia. Thank You.

  • Hubby is in for a treat tonight..thanks Sylvia! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Kim

    OMG!!!! You have just made my day!

  • louise

    omg I wish it was the 6th june tomorrow so I could go buy this book im wanting more now looks good as ever

  • shomi

    My Goddddddddddd……I’m dieing here…..Mad me cry already……

  • MicheleHawkins

    Sylvia… I LOVE YOU! This is incredible. Thank you

  • All I can say is thank you!!!!!!!!!

  • I love you Sylvia! Greetings from Dominican Republic ๐Ÿ™‚

  • After reading that i’m not telling my husband why i have a smile on my face…. Just had me a Gideon fix ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Ana Estrada

      hahaha…. When I was reading this chapter in the morning my husband said let me guess your reading about gideon ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Alimoire

    Bravo! Ah-mazing, Sylvia. No one does it better. Your writing is so completely magical that, even with names and identifying information disguised, I think I would still recognize your lyrical flow, the sensual and primal prose you dream for us. Thank you for quenching our long-awaited Gideon and Eva thirst with a lengthy swallow of seduction and intrigue and, as always, thank you for sharing your extraordinary gift of storyweaving with us.

  • Nellie

    Omg!! Love it!

  • OMG !!! Amazing !!!!! I am going to devour this book on June 4th!

  • OMG !!! Amazing !!!!! I am going to devour this book on June 4th!

  • OMG!!! I cannot wait. I so want to read this book in it’s entirety right now. I need it!

  • Michelle liptrot

    I don’t think I can stand the wait for the rest of the book!!!

  • dawn

    Girl, I don’t know where your inspiration comes from but you can write an emotionally charged scene like no other!!! The pace is stunning, you feel the emotions as they are pouring out of the characters; your talent is astounding. Can’t wait to read the rest of their story.

    • Gideon’s girl

      I totally agree with your wording!

  • suzi2008


  • I’m ordering today! Sylvia you have done it again! Please don’t make it the last one in the series.

  • I love this series and I cannot wait for June 4! I think this series would make a great HBO series as well….some food for thought!?!?! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Ana Estrada

      I totally agree. This series would make a great show!!! Henry cavill as gideon and eva as …. me!

  • Wow! If this is a taste of what the rest of the book is gonna be about. I CANNOT WAIT!!!! This is so raw and real and heartbreaking. I love G & E even more (if that is at all possible)… *SIGH*

  • OMG!! Hot steamy, such intensity an.d passion. Thank you for the 2nd chapter, I’m telling you I cannot wait for the book

  • Christine Grossman

    Oh i’ve missed this …..Fantastic xxxxxxxxx

  • Camilla

    What can I say that I havent already…… I loved it…. I CANT WAIT I WILL PRE ORDER IT โ™กโ™ฅ

  • Lisa Upshaw

    OMG!!! I need to go home and find my husband after that!!! Thank you so much I can not freaking wait for the 4th !!! AWESOME ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Nicky Mason

    I can’t wait until June 4th I’m so excited lol….thankyou for the teasers Sylvia xxx

  • Maya

    OMG! That was amazing. I want more now ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Ale

    Thanks Sylvia, it was awesome!! Can’t wait for the book!!!

  • Omg I soooooooooooooo can’t wait to read the rest. Giddeon Cross the sexy blue eyed millionare with Eva. What a couple!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Chapter 2 what a tease but thank you Sylvia

  • maryneedsgideon

    How could you Sylvia.. this is not fair… I need Gideon NOW…

  • Dominique

    OMG, OMG ,OMG! Can’t wait, thanks for the tease………

  • colleen

    OMG!! I am all hot and bothered now!! Thanks for giving us a little Gideon to hold us over! Can’t wait till June 4


    OMG!!!!!!! Thanks Sylvia!!!! COME ON JUNE 4th!!!!!! and hopefully followed by a FOURTH book?? ( batting eyes) ๐Ÿ™‚

  • great!!! Can’t wait…..

  • Sherron

    OMG!OMG!!OMG!!! Can’t wait til the book comes out!!! Now the snapshots are going to make sense. He told her that he would kill for her and never let her go and I now believe every word he says.

  • Boots

    okay, so I went back and looked at snapshot #1, which is the shot of a newspage. That makes sense for Chapter 1. But for the Chapter #2 snapshot there’s a gift box with Christmas colors so totally not getting what that means based on the wee bit of Chapter 2 that we saw.

    Waiting for June 4th is really building up the anticipation and it’s going to be sooooo good to find release!

    I’d like to propose the June 4th be made a national holiday in the states, we could call it Gideon Cross day and we could all get the day off of work to spend time reading EWY.

  • Thank you so much Sylvia! I can’t wait!!!!!! You ROCK!!!!!!

  • Melanie

    OMG!! Can’t wait for the rest!!!!!

  • Oh my days what a book this is going to be cant wait until June

  • Thank you so much! I have been jonesing for some Eva & Gideon. I pre-ordered the book like a month ago I think. June 4th canNOT come soon enough!

  • nesrine

    waaw ๐Ÿ™‚ so goooood !!hyperventilationg here:)

  • aes8382@gmail.com

    WOW! i cant wait for this book:)

  • Wow !!!!!!!!!!!! Thankyou so worth waiting for xxxxx

  • Oh. Lordy. I am speechless….

  • Debra

    Can not wait……. Worse now ( in a good way). I too will be taking the day off to read…… Call June 4 th a Gideon Holiday. Warn all the husbands !

    • I told my husband he will not see me until I am done with it!

  • Well I shared the link with my wife, both her and I have been impatiently waiting for the arrival of Entwined With You. Have had it on pre-ordered since December last year, been a painful wait for us both. She has re-read the first and now on the second to refresh her memories and I will be rereading #1 here shortly. Impatiently waiting, but thank you for the preview of what is to come.

  • Omg!! Just what I hoped for Hot, SWEATY, INTENSE Gideon Cross sex!!

  • Oh my goodness god!!!! Jine 4th needs to hurry the hell up!!!! Its going to be soo amazing!!!! Im going to be kicking my own ass for reading this because i want more i didnt want it to end!!!! Sylvia day thank ypu so much for writing this story iy is one of my favorites!!!!!!

  • jennie slsvin

    Wow that was amazing, better keep myself busy till June or I will be pining for the rest of entwined with you xxx

  • jennie slsvin

    Wow that was amazing, better keep myself busy till June or I will be pining for the rest of entwined with you xxx

  • Teresa Alesi

    Now thats what I’m talking about! Thank you Sylvia, You soooo nailed it. I need a cigarette and a cold shower. Thanks for the peek. Can hardly wait for the rest!!

  • Fernanda16.09

    OMG i can’t wait ,i need this book now! ,thanks Sylvia you rock!

  • Loraine

    That was amazing!!! Thank you for releasing these for us! Can’t wait for the book!

  • Sylvia you are a genious! I cannot wait for this book to come out!! Xxxx

  • ann dowler

    Omy!!!!! LOVE IT, NEED MORE!

  • thank you for sharing with us Sylvia , you made my day !!! love you.

  • Oh how I’ve missed Eva and Gideon!! Can’t wait for this book!!!

  • I swear, my heart is going to burst before June 4th !!! I am more excited about Entwined coming out in June, than I am celebrating my birthday in June… Thanks so much for sharing, Love Gideon and Eva…. you’re pretty Awesome too !!!!



  • Cassie

    ACK!!!!!! NEED.MORE!!!!! In all honesty I think I LOVE this series more than Fifty Shades! I simply love the connection between Gideon and Eva…I CANNOT wait till this book comes out!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • dutch fan

      They share their initials (GC vs CG) but Gideon is just ……better !:-)

  • kerry lou R

    cannot wait for june now !! <3 counting down the days… xx

  • Lina

    Thank you so much! Love it… want more<3 Thank you for throwing us a bone, adding Chapter 2 that was pretty hot.

  • Dutch fan

    this MUST be how heaven feels and looks like! Sylvia Day you have created a brand new writing style……heavenly orgasmatic! Lord have mercy lol

  • OMG!!! I think I just flush in front of my co-workers….SO HOT!! could not wait and had to read it here at work!! (and I am not ashamed of it!!) I enjoy every part of these chaps…. CAN’T WAIT FOR JUNE 4TH!!

  • carol siddons

    OMG….welcome back Gideon and Eva, we’ve missed you!!!! Roll on June xx

  • Wow love love it!!

  • Nery65

    Counting the days to June 4. Can’t wait!

  • beckheck

    Cable Channel here it comes……Just such fun

  • Emily

    OH MY GOD!!!!! This isn’t fair, I need the rest now! Haha, but once again Sylvia has got me hooked ๐Ÿ˜€ Can’t wait for the rest!!

  • courtangel

    Awsome woke this morning to look at my FB and wow there it was I read ch 1 & 2 in half he well done Sylvia the best ……can’t. Wait to get the nook I’ve just started 2nd book to get me ready for the 3rd……AMAZING!!!!!!!

  • This is so awesome. I can’t wait until the 4th. Thanks so much for the preview.

  • Adriana

    Seems like the right time for a cold shower…

  • Ohhh! Can’t wait…… so excited!

  • Sam P

    HOLY. MOTHER. OF. HEAVENLY. GOD. OF. EVERYTHING. THAT. IS. BEAUTIFUL. ON. THIS. EARTH!!!! that was so intense. my legs were closed so tight that you would think they merged into one. THAT IS EVERYTHING I HAVE WANTED AND MORE. i can not wait to read where their relationship would take them. ever since the second book i have been wondering how this book would start but it could not have been any better than that. Thank you so much for sharing that with us, you are such an amazing author and person. you care about your fans. And let me just say that i creamed my pants from just that. I can not wait for the rest! beautifully executed! WELL DONE MS. DAY! my hat goes off to you!

  • Camila Salles

    Fรฃs do Brasil! O que รฉ isso ein? Mal vejo a hora que publicarem este livro!

  • Myriam

    Funny, how I can’t do without Gideon and Eva, yet I know someday this story is going to have to end… but I just don’t know how??? It just can’t!!!!

  • omg roll on 6th june ๐Ÿ™‚

  • I can’t wait for this book to come out. I had read the first 2 books in 3 days and was mad that I had to wait until May and then June for the release of book 3. I just read the first 2 books again and I just can’t wait to read the third. Just reading these two chapters have me so excited. Wish we had a earlier release date.

  • I can NOT WAIT till June!!!!!! <3

  • Anxiously waiting for my kindle version to be deliver to me ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Andi

    Thank you! So excited for the book – also a bit worried – what difficult knowledge to keep……

  • My birthday is June 2. what a good birthday present this book will be.

  • I so can’t wait for this book omg love it love it love it~

  • OMG! I can’t wait another month …. Thanks for the chapter 2 tease. I’m totally Gideon addict. Waiting for the June 4th. You rock!

  • Keeta Walker

    Holy Hotness!

  • mst

    I’m already worried about having to wait for the 4th book!! Ughhhh.

  • Maggie

    WOW ~ that was fabulous and I need more – June cannot come soon enough!!! Thank you Sylvia!!

  • Heather (hot and bothered now)

    You make me want to pick a fight with my husband just to chance that we can have make up sex like Gideon and Eva! Ooh how I wish!

  • Becky Anderson

    Omg…. Soooo worth the wait… Cant wait until i get my copy ๐Ÿ™‚ and it cant come fast enough… Love it so much… Such a truly gifted writer

  • OMG! Amazing!!! Thank you Sylvia for sharing chapter 1 and part of 2 with us. Can hardly wait for June 4th. I’m just so anxious to know whether Gideon and Angel will actually ‘make it’; if they don’t I’ll be devastated. Here’s hoping …

  • Nat

    So good and to get a sneak peak of chapter 2 as well. I am so excited for this book ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Wow, steamy! Completely worth the wait! Thx for early chapter 2!

  • Gideon’s girl

    I’m speechless

  • Artavie

    I get online after a nice warm bath to check out the the happenings , I read chapter one then the tease of chapter two. I need to take a cold shower and hope I can sleep. I can’t wait to read the entire book.

  • I have already pre-ordered it, and I cannot wait!

  • Wow…sigh…cant wait…LOVE this: Gideon Cross had been designed to fuck a woman right out of her mind!!!

  • wow the dreams i will have tonight! a thousand thankyous for this gift of two chapters!

  • Erica R

    I can’t wait love Gideon ๐Ÿ™‚

  • OMG!!!
    Can’t wait. This is such a hot story. I’m so in love with Gideon โ™ฅ

  • monica

    omg i cant wait!

  • sally

    Its a shame gideon isnt real hes hottttttttt mmmmmmmmmm eva is a lucky girl

  • Thanks for the gift of chapter one plus 2. I can’t wait til 4 June but am now a little less restless about it. Keep writing!

  • OMG!!!! This book needs to hurry up and come out!!! I’m so in love with Gideon Cross..

  • omg can not wait to get the book.i will puut it down till i have read it all.

  • Sooo great to read about Gideon & Eva. I have missed then soo much. Bring on 4th June xxxx

  • MSGLadii03

    OMG Sylvia, thank you for the sneak-peaks. Chapter 2 was just what we all needed. Now it seems as though 4 June will take forever getting here. I really don’t think that I am going to like this Deanna-chick too much. She is already trying to start some ish and I hope that Eva REALLY puts her in her place…..
    Sylvia, you and your books rock!!! I have to agree that I have never been this emotionally tied to any series of books in a while. You have made the last few months of this deployment bearable. I love my Nook and I love you books…..can’t wait for 4 June!!!!

  • OMG!!!!! Thank you so much Sylvia! You are awesome!

  • I want more!!! I love it!!!

  • loulou

    Brilliant, cant wait til 6th June, although on the plus side that gives me enough time to read Bared to You and Reflected into you AGAIN!!! Thankyou Sylvia Day, for writting such a gripping series that is way way better than fifty shades ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Oh my…I def shouldn’t have read this while i was at work..I need to go home NOW>>HOLY SHIZZLE that was SOOOO EFFIN’ HOT and def. worth the wait..thank you Sylvia.

  • Sylvia thanks for Ch 1 &2….I am hoping it 6/4/13 when I awaken after my next sleep!

  • Wow can’t wait to read the rest

  • Rachel

    OMG! I can’t wait, the 4th of June is not coming fast enough. These teasers are going to give me a heart attack. I don’t think I can take it anymore.

  • Amy F.

    O. M. G. !!!!

  • Jocelyn McChesney

    I completely agree with Susan…WOAH…can’t wait! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  • Well worth the wait….thank you, thank you, thank you

  • myyy god!!!!!
    I can not wait, i swear…
    I had to have 2 smokes reading this………
    Thanks a mil Silvia…. You are amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • OMG!!!!!!!! You have made me cry again Sylvia Day. Thank you for allowing us to read chapter one and for giving us a peek at chapter two. I loved it, and seriously I am dying because I can’t wait until the book is out. You are my favorite writter, and I love you. I have ten books that you’ve written and counting, and I loved them all. Thank you, thank you, thank you, for creating such masterpieces that make me happy, sad, cry, and fall in love every time.

  • Keliann

    I mean WOW im speechless
    I’m so in love with Gideon Cross and cant wait to find out what happens.
    only problem is i live in the UK and it doesn’t come out until the 6th ov June over here, oh well i have waited this long two days more aren’t going to hurt.

    all i want to know is that ya have to Make Gideon and Eva stay together and not to split them up i mean it has to happen doesn’t it i dont see her going off with anyone else anymore and Corrine has already has her shot with Gideon and blew it.

    thanks Sylvia for my Gideon and Eva fix really cant wait now!!!!….

  • Amazing!!!!! This teaser made me impatient for the full release I was cool not knowing what is to come but now geeezzzzzz! I just can’t wait

  • How could I sleep now after reading this??? omg! it’s impossible! Can’t wait!

  • Holding my breath while reading this and im so in love with Eva and Gideon can’t wait til June 4

  • christina russell

    all i can say is holy cow … cant wait to read the rest … I hope this is not the last book of Gideon and Eva … your awesome i just love your books … thank you so much for the wonderful hours in my own private Fantasy world

  • alice

    OMG!! June 4th can’t get here soon enough. Thank you, Sylvia:)

  • Marilyn McCracken

    Wow and OMG bring on the rest of the book and roll on June 4th

  • Marilyn McCracken

    Wow and OMG thank you Sylvia for the 1st and part 2 chapters, cant wait for the official read on June 4th and to find out whether it is going to run into a 4th book hoping so as cant get enough of Gideon and Eva. Roll on June 4th.

  • Karen Bobo

    Thank you, Sylvia! That was incredible. My heart is racing and I can’t wait to read the rest!

  • Sylvia, thanks for this wonderful preview, I’m already missing Gideon, it’s hard not to love that man in every single way

  • Elena

    Thank you!!! Can’t wait for the book

  • Wow, that was amazing. It was so hot that my husband is going to thank you later tonight also!!

  • kat

    i didn’t read this yet… my stomach hurts. i’m on my period. i can’t be so excited right now. omg

  • kat

    first of all… thank you so much Mrs. Day. This is beautiful and i can’t wait for more. so my second question is… do you know anything about Poland premiere of 3rd part Of Crossfire? when it’s gonna be, cause it has to ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Smokin hot you will not disapoint us I’ve read a lot of your books GIdeon, Adrian and Jasper are the best!

  • Jennifer

    Oh wow!! I can’t wait to read the rest!!!!

  • Mic

    I have been waiting months for this book and it is coming just in time. I work in a school and will out to consume myself in it by my pool. Thanks for the sneak peak and counting down the days!


  • i have seriously had enough forepaly now… my poor husband is even excited for the book to be released…

  • Louisa

    Can’t wait. Righting my last paper on June 12.

  • Lynne Samson

    CAN’T WAIT!!!

  • Andreana

    Simply amazing!! I had high expectations for this book and by the looks of it I’m very pleased. Yay

  • Manon

    Help me…chapter 2 who is Christ (the brother)? 22 days to go.
    thanks’ for the help

  • Sexy bex

    Omg cannot I cannot wait another 3 weeks ๐Ÿ™ I’ve just re read the first two and i am ready for the the next one. Thanks for the teasers, ill start over again and hopefully can continue on. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Paula Goic

    Dear Sylvia,
    You are amazing, thank you for chapter one!!!! I needed this dosis of Gideon

    I’m writing to you because I’m so frustrated that in my country, CHILE, no library is selling THE CROSSFIRE SERIES ๐Ÿ™ (in paper and spanish) and I’m dying to read EWY as soon as it comes out in June 4th, what do you think I should do?

    If I were to buy the book online (in paper and spanish) from which platform should I order it? Taking in count that I’m in South America, Chile.

    Thank you so much beforehand.
    Kind regards,

    Paula from Chile

    P.S. I’m sure that if your books were being sold in Chile they would be a total success!!!! It’s just a pitty they aren’t, erotic novels are becoming more and more read.

  • this books are emotionally draining!
    the ending of reflected in you blew me away.

    there is no comparison to fifty shades of grey, the story involved with this is incredible.
    cant wait for the rest!


  • WOW! Is it June yet! Oh please let it be….

  • Cassie Thompson

    Thank you! I needed that ‘fix’. I will be reading the first two books again soon. I can’t wait until 6-4!

  • GreekGal

    Oh, so good… So, so good… Gideon is finally home.

  • Marlene Stadler

    I have been listening to the first 2 books over and over and I am so ready for this book. Me and a few ladies from work listen to them while we work and can not wait until June 4. Thanks for the teaser

  • Kimberly Lewandowski

    OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s worth the wait….I second that with a glass of Gideon’s favorite amber.

  • June 4th is my 31st wedding anniversary. I can’t think of a better anniversary gift!

  • Argh… 4 June please hurry, I wanna see how this ends, I couldn’t put the first two books down

  • Lesley Anderson

    I need more Gideon now can’t wait any longer give him to me now PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!


  • omg i cant to get my book ..


    I have read this twice and each and every time it seems that more exciting. You really make me feel the moment of their coming together with every thing in me. I find myself thinking why can’t I find a man like Gideon. He is so powerful but at the same time so weak when it comes to the love he feels for this woman. It reminds of the song “When a man loves a woman”. Gideon is one of the richest men in the world, never had a problem with letting a woman go to protect himself, and then he meets Angel. She makes him feel things he never felt before and he will give that away. That is so powerful. I can not wait until the book is out and i can read it as much as I want too. Please do not let this be the end of the ride. I do not want Gideon to go to jail, and I want to continue their life together. I know it has to be more to tell especially with the step father, step brother, his acquiring their company shares, why he does not have a relationship with his mother, Angel possibly getting pregnant, Brett Kline and when will he show his face again, who jumped Cary and why, what will Cary do about the bisexual thing when it comes to Trey, what will Gideon do about his ex Corine and who and why did she act like she was with Gideon when Eva went to her apartment, who was the person that took advantage of Gideon as a child and why did his mother not believe it and I could go on. I know from this you can tell I want the story to continue. LOVE IT

  • megkirby

    we all need a man like cross im so wish i was eva cant wait to read more the anticipation is killing me

  • Heidy H.

    DAMN! I gotta have a man like that. What a lucky bitch Eva is. If only Gideon where real. The first two books where very hard to put down and with the this tease, the third will be just the same. Can’t wait!

  • Chantal House

    I have to start by saying that I read both books in less then 24 hours. I just couldn’t stop reading not even to sleep! I only heard about your books a few weeks ago and decided to give it a try and loved it so much that I’m dying for the third one to come out in about 2 weeks.

    These two chapters only makes me more impatient for more. You’re a really talented author and I enjoy every minute of my reading.

  • Suzee

    That was an amazing tease I seriously can’t wait. I keep re reading the first two because I just can’t enough Gideon…sigh

  • Valeria

    hello, I’m from Brazil and I’m seeing that both here and around, the chicks do not see all the time to get the new book!

    kisses Valeria

  • Lorna

    I still would like some opinions about in book 2 reflections, what was Gideon really doing with lipstick on his shirt, the couch moved a little with a pillow on the floor, and him just out of a shower? I hope this gets explained.

  • donna brittle

    I think I actually stopped breathing reading that!!!!

  • Ace

    11 days to go /// ahhhhh

  • Cybergirl

    I’ll have a cigarette on all of your behalf. Mmmhmmmm welcome back Gideon.

  • manuelavengers

    OMG….. Totally Amazing. Thank you Sylvia for sharing. I can’t wait to pickup my copy on Tuesday next week. Already pre-ordered through my fav book store ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Marilou

    LOVE the books so far! I’ve re-read them over and can’t wait for the next one…I’m so excited!! Thanks for the teaser, too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • liz

    Wow!!! 5 more days!!!!!!!

  • Vicki Mcmillan

    omg…..’ cant wait’. so well written going to have a smoke now

  • Angel

    OMG Can’t wait for Gideon to return felt like I was right there with him;) Thanks for the early chapter teases #EIY

  • Bell-a

    OMGGGG!!!!!!! This is just what I need!! Thank you Sylvia! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Sandy Leffew Ferrara

    Anyone else checking their Kindles hoping it releases a couple hours early?

  • Sne Maphalalala (South Africa)

    OMW Entwined with you done and dusted Sylvia you a blessed writer i loved every book was done with this last one in two day was my insanse addiction…. keep us in the loop if u might continue with the Crossfire series coz its INSANE… wow wow wow wow wow

    Mwaahhh keep it up