Paolo was not easily persuaded that this delicious woman, albeit older than him, had performed such a volte face. The savage iciness she’d exhibited towards him and her utter rejection of him couldn’t be ignored, even if he found her physically hugely desirable, despite their age difference.
“You’ve suddenly changed your tune, Livia. You must feel there’s more dirty work you need me to do!”
“How dirty do you want it to be Paolo?” Livia countered, coquettishly.
Paolo ignored the innuendo and continued.
“Something’s happened hasn’t it? Something you need fixing. You can’t fool me. Why the rejection, Livia, why?”