The Mephisto Covenant by Trinity Faegen
Jerking away as fast as she could, she turned on him and said in an angry whisper. "Why did you do that? Smith is a friend! A nice guy!"
"He kissed you."
"So? It's not like you own me! And it wasn't a kiss. It's just how he says hello.
"Are you in love with him?" -- PG. 181
Caleb laughed and then turned back to me. "You've been thinking...?"
"Califia," I said, my voice thin with with sudden nerves. "Its seems pointless to go all the way there, now, risking our lives, when Arden and I could just live in the dug-out. We're safe here. She could help me teach the boys, and..." I looked into his green eyes hopefully. "And we'd be together--"
Caleb's face tensed. He took a step back, breaking us apart. "Eve..." -- PG. 185