"Look, if you just keep your mouth shut, there won't be any problems," he hissed, pulling a few strands of my hair behind my ear before running his large hand lightly across my cheek. "You stay quiet, and I let you live. That's the new deal. It'll be just between you and me; our little secret."
I swallowed, then glanced down. If I had to look him in the eye any longer, my heart was going to stop completely.
"Well, I've never been good at keeping secrets," I said, not even realizing the words had come out of my mouth until I looked back up at his stunned expression.
swallow (n.) - a female spy tasked with seducing a target for intelligence purposes
After years of living an extremely average lifestyle, Ophelia Murphy is suddenly faced with a number of problems - most of them coming from Sam Carmichael, the mysterious, brooding guy who takes his coffee black with a few packets of sugar on the side.
He's rude, he's bossy, and he's everything Ophie tries to avoid in a person, but, after discovering something she probably shouldn't have and putting herself in a surprisingly important position, Ophie finds she might just be stuck doing business with Sam for the long-haul and realizes that maybe "playing it safe" isn't as easy as it looks.