Alex wasn't paying a stranger to give him an heir.
A curly blond head peeked around the corner and large blue eyes studied the stranger cautiously.
The stranger was silent, gaze riveted to her.
As a stranger to human affection, he'd never quite gotten used to her hugs.
By night he was a demanding stranger who knew no bounds.
Deidre turned to see if there was someone behind her the stranger spoke to.
It wasn't something she would normally say to a stranger, let alone a customer.
But the Sawhorse introduced the stranger in a calm tone, saying:
"I can make it so he doesn't remember that you did this to him," the stranger said.
Pushing the cabinet closed, she jumped to find the stranger so close.
Sofia stood as his hot gaze fell to her, sensing he wanted no stranger near the woman.
Of course she loved Alex, but who was this stranger, and when would Alex return?
Her time was too short to turn away a tall, dark, handsome, intriguing, dangerous stranger she met on the beach in the moonlight who smelled good.
She bit her lip, wondering why the gentle words of a stranger affected her as they did.
The guy exuded confidence to the point where Dean felt as if he had just dropped a plateful of mashed potatoes in his lap while this tall, dark stranger was toasting the queen.
When everything was ready, the stranger opened his eyes, moved to the table, filled a tumbler with tea for himself and one for the beardless old man to whom he passed it.
The conversation obviously upset Yancey, but he didn't seem to be concerned that a stranger was listening.
"Very impressive," the stranger said, kneeling beside her to look at both of her arms.
When she looked to the stranger, she found his warning look on her.
Accustomed to being shunned by people, she'd almost felt normal around the stranger who seemed unaffected by her magic.
She felt his arms around her and leaned into him, surprised at how natural it felt to be held against a complete stranger who made her want to flee for the hills and strip naked at the same time.
Like the assassin who obsessed about birthdays and clothing, there were two sides to the man before her: the warm, friendly stranger with whom she'd felt so comfortable she confided to him over the phone without knowing anything about him, and the tattooed thug before them in snug biker leathers.
Like, hooking up with a stranger at a bar like they did in movies and a few sex positions she'd been subtly trying to talk him into.
She didn't even notice the stranger; her gaze was arrested by Gabriel.
The hunky stranger spoke to Romas's oldest brother.
Josh was no stranger to a fistfight, and he was considered by many to be a formidable opponent.
She'd turned from the sweet, open Angel who kept him company on dark nights to a stranger who wanted nothing to do with him.
Dean was no stranger to interviews with people recently exposed to the violent side of life.
Claire stared after him then looked back at the stranger in black.
Let the stranger play guardian angel - as long as he kept his distance.
The stranger bent over him and looked at the picture he had made on the rock.
Mostly he was the man I knew but in some ways, he seemed like a stranger, especially at work.
But seeing a stranger the sickly, scrofulous-looking child, unattractively like her mother, began to yell and run away.
But even as he spoke he began to doubt whether this was the corporal he knew or a stranger, so unlike himself did the corporal seem at that moment.
But, noticing his mistake, he broke off short and, with a frown, greeted Dolokhov as a stranger, asking what he could do for him.
"Well, then," answered the stranger, "I will see what they can do for me at the Planters' Tavern, round the corner;" and he rode away.
Soon the little stranger was clad in the warm clothes; the dry soft blanket was wrapped around him; and he was laid on the children's bed.
They will take time to write a great big forum post just for you, a total stranger they will never meet.
The proctor was also a stranger, and did not attempt to communicate with me in any way.
The Proctor also was a stranger, and did not attempt to communicate with me in any way; and, as they were both unfamiliar with my speech, they could not readily understand what I said to them.
"Is he really to be my husband, this stranger who is so kind--yes, kind, that is the chief thing," thought Princess Mary; and fear, which she had seldom experienced, came upon her.
She is so unfortunate, a stranger, alone, helpless!