GENRE: Lesbian Erotic Romance
LENGTH: 9,600 words
Overwhelmed by the COVID-19 chaos in her hospital, ICU nurse Melissa is comforted by newly-arrived travel nurse Courtney. Drawn to Courtney against her better judgment, lonely Melissa manufactures ways to spend time with her, and is encouraged by Courtney's obvious determination to woo Melissa, especially when she learns that Courtney did not volunteer to help out for purely unselfish reasons. After Courtney confesses she is looking for a partner and it appears she is very interested in Melissa, both are highly tempted to throw caution to the wind and see where their mutual attraction might lead.Both know all too well the dangers involved in letting their guard down, so the two nurses strictly adhere to social distancing rules even outside the hospital. But keeping their distance physically becomes harder and harder to do as they get closer emotionally. One night Courtney shows up unexpectedly at Melissa's apartment. Will Melissa be able to ignore the virus and just be one human loving another?EXCERPT:Note: may contain sexually explicit scenes of a homoerotic nature.