"Please ask your father if he can spare us a few minutes."
Cody shrank as footsteps brought his father into sight.
Kelsey's eyes slid from son to father, and her breath caught in her throat.
She remembered his features vaguely. But she hadn't looked into his startling blue eyes that now held her captive, not allowing her to breath. Daniel's shuffling feet broke the spell, making her wonder just how long she'd stared.
The depth of those eyes was so striking it took a moment to focus on his other features. Her lips twitched despite the seriousness of the situation. His haircut separated him from the men she was used to seeing. He'd never be mistaken for a Kiwi, even a military Kiwi.
He's very well put together. Shocked that such a thought popped into her mind at a time like this, she allowed her eyes to continue surveying him. If he allowed that hair to grow a bit he could look pretty hot...if you like that sort. Of course, I definitely don't.
A glance at his body showed her what she'd expect from a military person, fit, trim, with defined muscles obvious under his tight T-shirt.
Right now, even in the blue jeans and very snug black T-shirt he wore, he still had a sense of authority.