Sylvia Day's Afterburn, the launch title of Cosmo Red-Hot Reads from Harlequin, comes out August 15, but Cosmopolitan is offering a sneak peek at the first chapter now, introducing the heroine Gianna Rossi.
It was a breezy fall morning when I entered the mirrored glass skyscraper in midtown Manhattan, leaving the cacophony of blaring horns and pedestrian chatter behind to step into cool quiet. My heels clicked across the dark marble of the massive lobby with a tempo that echoed my racing heart. With damp palms, I slid my ID across the security desk. My nervousness only increased after I accepted my visitors badge and headed to the elevator.
Have you ever wanted something so bad, you couldn’t imagine not having it?
Read the rest at Cosmo's website.
P.S. Stand by, Gideon/Eva fans, for more on book 4 in the Crossfire series, Captivated by You; we'll share any news as soon as we hear it!