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by Jennifer Cole
Category: Erotica/Erotic Fantasy/Romance
Description: Can a determined librarian convince a mythological beast of the night that fairytales do come true? A good book, a puzzle to solve, a riddle to master--these all get Elena Xavier's blood pumping. But is her drive for a solution enough to break a powerful wizard's curse and free the beast of her dreams? Over two hundred years ago a man was cursed by a spell of humility and his mortal life ended. Now he soars across the heavens under cover of darkness, praying to the gods for an end to his tortured existence. Elena has one chance. Her problem-solving abilities are put to the ultimate test when she finds herself in a race against time. She has until the stroke of midnight on All Hallow's Eve to solve a riddle. Then, only consummation with her one true love will undo the ancient incantation cast centuries before. One obstacle stands in her way--a very stubborn gargoyle reluctant to follow his heart. Graphic language, explicit sex, violence
eBook Publisher: Lyrical Press, Inc., 2011 2011
eBookwise Release Date: October 2011
7 Reader Ratings:
Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [165 KB]
Reading time: 100-140 min.
He needed to stop her.
The tip of her tongue teased the seam of his lips, coaxing Zander to open his mouth. As he did, to utter a protest--a mild one, but a protest nonetheless--Elena seized the opportunity to slip inside.
Wide-eyed, he watched her. Elena's eyes were closed, lids fluttering as her excitement escalated. The subtle fragrance of feminine arousal tickled his nose. He inhaled deeply, her scent taunting his lust.
A moan of passion caught in her throat, and her arms tightened around his neck, her fingers fisting in his hair.
Closing his eyes, Zander permitted himself to savor the moment. The repressed libido he'd buried years ago began to emerge. With the days of living as a man long gone, he'd never imagined once again living in human form. Yet right then, with Elena straddling his thighs, his body aching to be one with hers, Zander wanted nothing more than to be a man.
"Do you feel it?" Her voice was husky with desire.
"W-what?" he stuttered, attempting to tamp the hoarseness of his own voice.
"The sparks. The electricity." She paused to run her tongue along her swollen lips. "We have chemistry."