Exclusive Excerpt from Gatekeeper
by Charity Parkerson
Damn, Mateo hated when Sean left without saying goodbye. Two days in a row it had happened. Since he’d done it only three days out of the past month, Mateo tried letting it slide. Rolling to his side, Mateo snagged Sean’s pillow and held it to his chest. Sean’s scent lingered on the material. His eyes fell closed as he inhaled the sweet smell into his lungs. Mateo’s dick stirred. He tossed the pillow aside and grabbed his phone. He couldn’t let it slide after all.
Mateo: You left without saying goodbye again.
Sean: I can’t help it. You were sleeping so peacefully. I couldn’t bring myself to wake you. Mateo: I’d rather see you than sleep. ** sigh** I take it you made it safely.
Sean: Yeah. I had another flat, but thankfully I just got that other tire fixed and the spare was in the trunk again.
Mateo wanted to break shit. Sean had the worst luck. He wanted to fix everything in Sean’s life, but the man had more pride than anyone he’d ever met.
Mateo: You should’ve called.
Sean: I took care of it. No worries.
Mateo: Yeah, yeah. I know you’re capable. That doesn’t mean I won’t worry.
Sean: Your concern matters. Continue reading