In the fire pit, a log crackled sending tiny sparks up. “Tell me about it. I wouldn’t know what to do with all her energy.” Mack watched the flames dancing for a moment, the sight a bit hypnotizing. “She liked having you here tonight.” He realized that now with Grace in bed Jessie would be leaving. Although he'd never once considered spending an evening with Jessie before, he didn't want her to leave now. “She wants you to come back tomorrow.” He leaned a little closer, his forearm brushing hers.
Jessie moistened her bottom lip and swallowed. “Don't you—”
Before she could finish her sentence, he leaned even closer. “ I want you to come back tomorrow.” Mack closed the distance between them and touched his lips to hers.
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