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New Release with Giveaway and Excerpt ~ Circle of Hurt by Lauren Campbell

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Title:
Circle of Hurt
Author: Lauren Campbell
Genre: Contemporary Romance with elements of cheating
Release Date: March 13, 2020

Synopsis

For years, infertility followed me like a cloud.

But finally, the sun has risen.

Finally, I am pregnant.

Except now a new storm rages in the distance—one I have no choice but to pass through.

I have no idea if the child I’m carrying belongs to my husband … or to the man I’ve betrayed him with—a man I’ve come to love but whose name I don’t know.

What I do know is that I’m a cheat. A liar. Undeserving of this baby inside me.

I don’t know how this will end. But I do know it won’t be without casualties, because this is a story in which a true happy ending cannot exist.

A story of how my love for one grew into three but must end with only two.

 

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Excerpt
Prologue

Pain relievers. You stare at the multitude of options at your fingertips, a whining toddler at your feet. Vitamins. I back away from them. Watch you ruffle the shock of blonde before taking the tiny hand that claws at your leg.

The commotion in the store falls silent. I’m paralyzed, my throat constricted, hands sweaty, eyes burning out of fear that I’ll blink and you’ll be gone.

You bite your lip, your eyes scanning the back of a box of Dimetapp before mumbling something to the girl. She is persistent. Throws a tantrum. You pick her up, my eyes trained on the strength of your arms — the muscular lines that cut across your skin.

You are beautiful.

“You ready?”

A small gasp leaves me as I force myself to look at my husband, all four chambers of my heart ripping as I wish for something else. “Yes,” I whisper, hand snatching up the nearest bottle of what I came here for, and allowing my hair to shield my face.

“Well, hurry up. I’m ready to go.”

Your head turns at the frost in his tone, the little girl now snug on your hip, snot glistening from her upturned nose. When our eyes connect, I surrender. A wave of longing erodes my veins, and I see the same in those tired eyes of yours. They widen at me, need and desire and understanding packaged beneath one bow.

I can smell a cheater from a mile away.

I know them because I am one. Once a cheater, always a cheater, right?

I want you. 

And you … your scent is strong.

Author Bio

Lauren Campbell lives in Atlanta, GA, with her family, and is author of The Evolution of Ivy: Poison.

She was raised in Columbia, SC, with her three sisters who annoy her greatly.

Lauren’s social life is pretty boring, but she loves reading, coffee & hot tea, and living in her pajamas. She’s a glutton for punishment, and regrettably signs up for things like Room Mom in her children’s classes, leaving her up all night doing things like baking dozens of cookies between swear words. Her favorite food is avocado. If she could, she’d find a way to put it on everything.

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Release Blitz with Review and Excerpt ~ Dirty Prince by V. Darling

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Title:
Dirty Prince
Series: Scarsdale Royals #1
Author: V. Darling
Genre: High School Bully Romance
Release Date: March 12,2020 

Synopsis

There’s only one thing you need to know about Scarsdale High.
The Royals rule here.
 
We say when to jump and how high, and the rest follow like lemmings because to do otherwise is social suicide.
 
As cheer captain, I have everything I’ve ever wanted, including Scarsdale’s star quarterback, Navrin Fox.
 
There’s just one problem … his twin brother.
 
Lev Fox knows exactly how to push my buttons—he’s been doing it since childhood, after all—but when I give into my baser instincts and let the boy I hate best me in a battle of wills, it’s not only my reputation as Queen Bee on the line, it’s my heart too.
 
Secrets, betrayal, and lies—that’s what we Royals do best.
But no one ever said anything about love.

 

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Review

NOT WHAT I WAS EXPECTING

V. Darling took a different spin to the usual Bully Romance genre and I have to say that I am impressed and I freaking loved it! The dynamic between the characters is riveting and sucks you in from the very beginning. I love the chemistry, the love/hate, even the cheating aspect. I’m generally not of fan of cheating themes in books, tends to piss me off, but in this story the cheating just made it that much more intense. Which also makes me believe that I think I could start reading more of them, as long as they are as wonderfully written.

Dirty Prince was fantastic and I can wait to read more from V. Darling and continuing the Scarsdale Royal Series!

* I voluntarily reviewed an Advanced Reader Copy of this book. I was not compensated for my review, and I was not required to write a positive review. The opinion expressed here is my own.*

5 Hearts

Excerpt
“You’re sick. You know that?” But even as I say it, I know we’re both infected, tainted, ailing from the same illness, and neither one of us will do anything to cure it. There is no cure for a love as vicious and cruel as this. There’s only embracing what we are, what we have, and what we’ll do to one another. What we’ll do to see each other fall.
“I want you to leave me alone.” I pant as his hands work my pussy faster and his cock pumps into my ass harder.
“I don’t think that’s true,” he whispers.
I gasp, struggling for breath as I climb closer to climax. “I hate you so much it hurts.”
“I know.” He bites down on my shoulder. The way a beast might bite the neck of his consort as he fucks her and claims her as his.
I always thought of Lev as a big bad wolf so in love with his own solitude—angry and untouchable—but he’s not. He’s a fox, sly and cunning, determined to shred, and tear until there is nothing left.
He groans as he spills inside me, and the sensations push me over the edge. My body clenches tight around him, riding him, milking him, and all the while he fucks me harder through my orgasm.
When the only sound in the room is our labored breaths, and the sweat cools on our bodies, he releases my shoulder and smiles. “The feeling is fucking mutual, Cub.”
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V is for Vixen, Vamp, Vexing, and Veronica—because I’m so NOT a Betty.

V is whomever you want her to be.

V. Darling is also the pseudonym of a USA Today bestselling author.
She has penned many books, none of those start with V.

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Release Day with Review and Excerpts ~ Sweet Temptation by Cora Reilly

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Title: Sweet Temptation
Author: Cora Reilly
Genres: Taboo, Romance, Mafia, Arranged Marriage, Contemporary
Publication Date: March 10th, 2020

Synopsis

The first time Cassio met his fiancée, she called him ‘Sir’.

After losing his wife, Cassio is left to take care of two small children while trying to establish his rule over Philadelphia. Now he needs a mother for his children, and someone who can warm his bed at night.

But in a traditional world as his, choosing your wife is duty not pleasure.

Rules have to be followed. Traditions heeded.

That’s how he ends up with a woman—a girl barely of age. She might not be what he and his children need, but she’s wicked lovely and a sweet temptation he can’t resist.

Giulia always knew she’d marry a man her father chose for her. Only she never expected to be given to someone much older.

Suddenly she’s supposed to be a mother to two small children when she hasn’t even held a baby in her life.

Giulia quickly realizes that Cassio isn’t interested in a relationship on equal footing. Her mother always warned her that men of power like Cassio don’t tolerate insolence; yet, tired of being treated as a nanny and clueless child-bride, Giulia decides to fight for her vision of a happy family.

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Jesus Criminey!! Cora delivered an AMAZEBALLS book, which really I had absolutely no doubt about! It was a delight to read and I my husband pretty much had to deal with my sudden and spontaneous bouts of laughing…and yelling…and cursing…yeah, it’s a good thing my family already knows I’m freaking nuts!

Cassio and Giulia and a freaking delight to read and their relationship was a great ride, my one and ONLY wish is that there was a bit more…blood? I guess, in my opinion, things just settled a bit to quickly and cleanly. I expected more “Mafia” type things because generally Mafia books are a bit darker and more murdery.

But that doesn’t take anything away from the story at all, I guess I can just be a bit blood thirsty! LOL Anyway, if you haven’t read this yet, freaking DO IT!!!! You won’t regret it, and if you do…well…I don’t know if we can be friends anymore! 😂

* I voluntarily reviewed an Advanced Reader Copy of this book. I was not compensated for my review, and I was not required to write a positive review. The opinion expressed here is my own.*

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Acting on impulse, I leaned forward and brushed my lips across his then darted my tongue out, tasting the liquor clinging to his mouth. Smoky and sweet.

Cassio stiffened, but the look on his face became even more intense than before. “What was that?” His voice was a low rasp that I could feel everywhere.

“A kiss?” I didn’t have much experience, but I doubted anyone could mess up a simple kiss.

“Are you trying to influence me with your body?”

My eyes grew wide. “No. I could smell the liquor on your breath, and I was curious how it tastes.”

Cassio chuckled. “You are a strange girl.” His mouth twisted. “Woman.”

He looked down at the dog in my arms. It was snuggled against me peacefully. Without a word, Cassio turned around and returned to his glass of whisky on the table. I stepped inside and closed the door. Stroking the dog, I followed my husband.

“What’s its name?”

“Loulou,” Cassio said, a strange note to his voice. I stopped beside him.

“Can I have a sip of your whisky?”

Cassio’s eyes bored into me. “You’ve never had whisky before?”

“No. My father didn’t allow me to drink alcohol. I had my first glass at our wedding.”

“Many firsts for one day.” A small shiver passed down my spine at the contemplative growl. “You aren’t old enough for hard liquor.”

My lips parted in indignation. Was he serious?

He downed the remains of his drink, and before I could say something snarky, he cupped the back of my head and pressed his lips to mine. Gently at first, his eyes searching mine. I grasped his bicep and stood on my tiptoes—his permission. Then he really kissed me, his tongue stroking mine, discovering my mouth. The taste of whisky swirled in my mouth, intoxicating—not as much as the kiss though. God, his kiss set me aflame.

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46359874_2316414201925091_2213201513826746368_oCora Reilly is the author of the Born in Blood Mafia Series, The Camorra Chronicles and many other books, most of them featuring dangerously sexy bad boys. Before she found her passion in romance books, she was a traditionally published author of young adult literature.

Cora lives in Germany with a cute but crazy Bearded Collie, as well as the cute but crazy man at her side. When she doesn’t spend her days dreaming up sexy books, she plans her next travel adventure or cooks too spicy dishes from all over the world.

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New Release ~ Great Falls Protector by Alex Lidell

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Title: Great Falls Protector
Author: Alex Lidell
Series: Power of Five #7
Publication date: March 6th, 2020
Genres: Action & Adventure, Reverse Harem, Fantasy, Romance

Synopsis

Lera burned him. Now it’s Tye’s turn.

Tye has sacrificed everything for his chance at the Prowess Trials, and Lera’s betrayal in reporting his injuries nearly ended it all. Now there is nothing left but to kick Lera out of his world—and ensure the eviction stays.

With less than a week until the continent’s royals descend upon the Academy, Lera has only one last idea for staying close to the high-value targets: join the Prowess team made up of their children. Lera thinks she’s ready to do whatever it takes… But when the emerald-eyed captain starts bullying her into quitting, she faces her greatest test yet.

As the hours tick down toward the opening ceremonies, Lera must prepare to fight for the mortal world—if she can survive Tye’s assault on her soul.

GREAT FALLS PROTECTOR, POWER OF FIVE BOOK 7, is a full-length reverse-harem omnibus novel from Amazon top 100 author Alex Lidell. It was initially released in three installments, titled Enemy Tyes, Prowess Trials, and The Last Bell.

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Alex Lidell is the Amazon Breakout Novel Awards finalist author of THE CADET OF TILDOR (Penguin, 2013) and Amazon Top 100 Kindle Bestsellers POWER OF FIVE and MISTAKE OF MAGIC (Danger Bearing Press, 2018). She is an avid horseback rider, a (bad) hockey player, and an ice-cream addict. Born in Russia, Alex learned English in elementary school, where a thoughtful librarian placed a copy of Tamora Pierce’s ALANNA in Alex’s hands. In addition to becoming the first English book Alex read for fun, ALANNA started Alex’s life long love for fantasy books. Alex lives in Washington, DC.

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Blitz with Review, Excerpt and Giveaway ~ Stolen Soulmate by Mary Catherine Gebhard

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Title:
Stolen Soulmate
Author: Mary Catherine Gebhard
Genre: New Adult Bully Romance
Release Date: February 27, 2020

Synopsis

There’s a rule in Crowne Hall: never look a Crowne in the eyes.
It protects us more than them.
I broke it once, the night Grayson Crowne mistook me for his true love and stole my first kiss. I’ve regretted it every day since.
He hates me.
He torments me.
He won’t let me go, because that night he whispered a secret against my lips not meant for me. Grayson Crowne, heir to the Crowne empire and notorious playboy prince is… a virgin.
I signed a contract in my heart’s blood as much as ink: help him get back his love, repair what I broke. Give him my body, my soul, my heart, let him use all of me, so when the time comes to marry her, he won’t need me.
I shouldn’t need him.
But he’s my stolen soulmate, and I’m at his mercy.
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I think I say this a lot with my reviews…but HOLY HOTNESS!!!! I freaking LOVED reading Stolen Soulmate!!

It was amazing and kept me so interested that I could hardly do anything without the book open and reading! Grayson and Story are AMAZING and this book really had me twisted around! The emotional roller-coaster is long and twisted and dark….but such a fun ride! I was so intrigued because every time I thought the plot was going one way…it would totally go another….just freaking amazing!

The ending is most definitely NOT what I was expecting and because of that I can’t wait to devour book 2!!! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK!!!

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* I voluntarily reviewed an Advanced Reader Copy of this book. I was not compensated for my review, and I was not required to write a positive review. The opinion expressed here is my own.*

Excerpt
The ink was barely dry on the pages. I don’t know if I was ready for this. Somehow I felt like I was more of a virgin than Grayson. Nervous, skittish. He’d warned me when all of this began that the things he’d seen and done would wreck me.
I should’ve believed him then.
When I didn’t do anything for a minute, he arched a brow.
Do whatever he says.
I could use my safe word, but a twisted part of me liked doing what he told me to do. Liked the rush and the way his eyes hardened. It felt like power, power over one of the most powerful people in the world.
I’d barely taken a step to him, when he ripped me to him by the small of my waist. His other hand tangled in my hair, yanking my head to the side.
“Fuck,” he said, lips at my neck. “Which part do I eat first.”
Delicious tingles spread along my skin at his words. His nose ran along my neck, goosebumps following in his wake. His hands slid from hair, from my waist, along my body, feeling every inch of me, like he couldn’t do it fast enough, before settling back in my hair.
Deliriously, I found the zipper of my dress, but his overtook mine. Stopping me.
“I’m going to ruin your white dress, Snitch. Ruin you. Until you’re all fucked up from me.”
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Mary Catherine Gebhard bites off more than she can chew. She’s lived in Salt Lake City, Utah her entire life, but occasionally goes on vacation from reality. Don’t worry, she sends postcards.
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Release Day with Excerpt, Giveaway and Review ~ Pretty, Dark & Dirty by Margot Scott

Title: Pretty, Dark & Dirty
Author:
Margot Scott
Genre:
New Adult Taboo Erotic Romance

Release Date: February 21, 2020

Synopsis


Some lines should never be crossed.
But sometimes the temptation is too good to resist…
Mason Black was everything to me: my father, my provider, my protector. But then one day, he vanished, leaving me lost and alone.

I was devastated.

Years later, just when I thought I had put the pieces of my life together, my world splintered apart again. Everything I thought I knew about my biological father and Mason’s role in my life? Turns out, it was all a lie. Every. Last. Word.

Now Mason’s back.

However, he offers no excuses, no explanations. He just wants me to be what he claims I’ve always been: his little girl.

But the ache inside me won’t be denied. The longing I feel isn’t one of a little girl who misses her father.

No.

I need Mason to be more than just a father figure.

More than a loving protector.

I need him to be my Daddy.

Author’s Note: Brace yourself for a twisty, forbidden romance so deliciously devious, it’ll tie you up by your heartstrings and then drag you along for the ride. Please be aware that this novella contains depictions of sexual activity within a highly taboo older man/younger woman relationship, in addition to brief discussions of past sexual abuse. Like my Quick and Dirty Reads, it features a guaranteed melt-your-heart ending. However, unlike those shorter stories, this book is NOT a light-hearted romp.

If you’re a fan of very taboo older man/younger woman pairings, broody, protective Daddy figures, and contemporary Gothic vibes, then this book was tailor-made for your Kindle.

The word “Dark” is in the title for a reason, folks. Please read responsibly.

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Ummm where to start with this one…..FIRST let me say that this book was amazingly written and I enjoyed reading it because the flow and story were super natural. Didn’t feel rushed or drawn out..just very smooth. BUT the reason I am only giving 4 stars is because of my own personal opinion on the Daddy/Daughter thing. I knew that’s what the book was about, so I was prepared for the taboo, however some of the things in there just didn’t sit with me very well. I am not going to list what (I hate giving spoilers). Other than those few things though, and I had to just not think about them as I read, I very much enjoyed reading Mason & Jett’s story.

Four Hearts

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Excerpt
A soft buzz disrupted the quiet that had settled between us. Mason drew his phone from his pocket, thumbed at it, then frowned. “Well, shit.”
“What’s wrong?” I asked.
“Krista has the flu.” His chest rose and fell with a heavy sigh. “This is going to set me back.”
I laid the sketchbook on the floor. “Can you find someone else?”
“Sure, but that would take a few days at least. I was hoping to finish the preliminary sketches this afternoon.”
An idea surfaced like a bottle in the ocean, a message borne from the deep.
“I could do it,” I said. He took in my face, my posture, my folded legs, then shook his head.
“Thank you, but that won’t be necessary.”
“It’s not like I don’t have experience,” I said. “Come on, it’ll be like old times.”
“This is different,” he said, his gaze hardening.
Technically, he was right. I’d seen the conceptual drawings in his sketchbook. This project was inherently sexual. He was trying to turn an intimate moment inside out, to take the most private activity in which a person could partake and make it public. If I did this, I would be laying myself bare for his and everyone else’s perusal.
The thought of it scared and excited me. It made my toes curl.
“You’re letting me work in your studio and stay in this incredible apartment for free. Let me do this for you.”
“You’re here as my guest, Jett, not as a tenant. You don’t owe me rent or favors.”
“It’s not a favor.” The offer was as much for my benefit as it was for his. Maybe more so. “I want to do it.”
Mason scrubbed his jaw, his expression dubious. The chair creaked as he stood. He crossed the room and entered the walk-in supply closet, then brought out a blue terrycloth robe.
He presented the robe to me, his stare daring me to flinch.
“You can change in the bathroom.”
I took the robe and rose from my chair. I was halfway to the bathroom when I heard him say, “You don’t have to do this, Jett. I can find someone else.”
I stopped. The words resounded in my ears, deafening. He could find someone else. Anyone else. Like he had scores of hopefuls lined up around the block, desperate to model for him. Like I was replaceable.
He hadn’t meant it that way, but that’s how it felt.
I draped the robe over a stool. He offered a kind smile, like he’d anticipated me changing my mind.
Grasping the hem of my tank top, I pulled my shirt off right there in front of him.
Mason’s eyes rounded with stark surprise. Letting my shirt fall to the floor, I unzipped my jeans and shucked them along with my underwear. I stood naked before him, hips squared and shoulders pulled back to accentuate breasts that stood quite proudly on their own.
A breath fell from Mason’s lips as his gaze caressed me. Goose bumps skittered along my arms and legs. The man could’ve wrapped me in burlap and it wouldn’t have made a damn bit of difference. As far as most of the world knew, I was still Mason Black’s daughter. I had his name as well as his love.
He couldn’t replace me.
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Margot Scott is an erotic romance author who likes long nails and short, sexy reads, rainbow sprinkles on vanilla ice cream, and rainy days spent in bed with her furbabies. When she’s not writing forbidden love stories about bearded older men, you can find her browsing Pinterest for pictures of pink things.
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Release Day Blitz with Excerpt ~ Slow Dancing by Stylo Fantôme

Title: Slow Dancing
Author: Stylo Fantôme
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: February 21, 2020

Synopsis


A rising pop star who can’t let go of her emotional baggage, and a cocky dance partner who doesn’t know what monogamy is.
She’s inhibited.
He’s free-spirited.
She doesn’t want a relationship.
He doesn’t believe in them.
She can’t believe that anyone would love her.
He can’t seem to stop himself from loving her.
When their differences collide and sparks start to fly, he’s sure it’s the start of something amazing.
And she’s sure it’s the end of her career.
Who will be right?

 

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This was it. Their one-night-stand was about to officially become an affair. Was Logan really ready for this? There would be no going back. It was all casual to him, but she knew from experience that when all was said and done, he would own a piece of her. Snatch it right away as he ran off to the next person.
“You’re thinking something,” Woods whispered, lips brushing hers, and his hands moved up to her head, holding her close to him. “Something bad.”
She swallowed thickly.
“I want to know if you’ve slept with Jeremy again.”
“Seriously, Logan, as much as you talk about him when we’re together, I’m beginning to think he’s the one you should be fucking,” he chuckled. She shook her head.
“Okay, then, I want to know if you’ve slept with Lucas. Or Becca. Or the roadie with the cigarette.”
“The who?”
Woods.
“Do you want me to lie?”
Logan went still. Licked her lips and squeezed her eyes shut.
“No.”
No, I haven’t slept with anybody since you,” he said, and she sighed as he started kissing down the side of her jaw. “But that doesn’t mean I haven’t wanted to.”
“Oh?”
“I haven’t because I knew it would bother you,” Woods breathed, his tongue trailing down her neck. She let her head drop back.
“Very generous of you, sir.”
“I’m like the Santa Claus of sex.”
“Disgusting analogy, never use it again.”
Would it bother you if I did?” he asked. She opened her eyes and stared at the ceiling.
“I don’t know,” she was honest. “Yes? I wish I was as sexually open and free and cool as you are, but I’m just … boring. I wouldn’t stop you, though. I understand. Just … maybe not do anything in front of me, please.”
He shocked her then by bursting out laughing. He stepped back and draped his arms around her waist.
“Did you just politely ask me not to fuck around with other people in front of you?” Woods double checked. Logan felt her cheeks go up in flames.
“I’m just trying to be nice.”
“Fuck being nice,” he shook his head. “Be honest – with me, and yourself. If you want to cut my nuts off every time I hit on someone, tell me. If you want to watch while I fuck Lucas on the tour bus, definitely tell me. Why do you make everything about everyone else?”
That brought her up short.
“I … I don’t,” she tried to argue, but he shook his head.
“That first night together, you were so concerned about Jeremy, about what people would think. Same thing when we talked the other day. And just now, it’s like you don’t give a shit about what you really want – so long as I’m comfortable. I mean, sure, it’s nice of you. It’s too nice. Who taught you that you shouldn’t ask for the things you want?” he asked.
She sucked her bottom lip between her teeth and bit down so hard, she whimpered. Woods noticed, his eyes dropping to her mouth. Then he leaned down to kiss the sting.
“I don’t know,” she breathed. “I don’t know what I want. I don’t want to think about you sleeping with other people. But I don’t want to stop you, I don’t. I … it …” she searched for the words.
“Poor lost little Logan,” he whispered, pulling at the draw string on her shorts. “But not really lost, are you? I think I get it. People are always treating you like this delicate little doll. Like you’re breakable. But you’re not.”
“I’m not,” she groaned, pressing her forehead to his and running her hands over his shoulders.
“People handle you like you’re glass,” he kept going, and she started to shiver.
“They do,” she agreed.
“What do you want to be handled like?”
She took a deep breath.
Barbed wire.
His hands were suddenly clenching her biceps so hard, she cried out in pain. Pressed her palms against his chest as she stared up at him. His eyes blazed down at her, so full of desire and danger, finally taking on a mossy green hue.
They’d barely touched, and she was already panting.
“You better watch what you ask for. I’m not like all these other fucking guys in your life,” he growled. “I have no fucking problem with treating you as roughly as you can handle.”
“You think you can really do that?” she gasped, pushing him.
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Crazy woman from a remote location in Alaska (where the need for a creative mind is a necessity!), I have been writing since … forever? Yeah, that sounds about right. I have been told that I remind people of Lucille Ball – I also see shades of Jennifer Saunders, and Denis Leary. So basically, I laugh a lot, I’m clumsy a lot, and I say the F-word A LOT.
I like dogs more than I like most people, and I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t drink. No, I do not live in an igloo, and no, the sun does not set for six months out of the year, there’s your Alaska lesson for the day. I have mermaid hair – both a curse and a blessing – and most of the time I talk so fast, even I can’t understand me.
Yeah. I think that about sums me up.
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