I've spent my entire life on my parent's isolated religious compound, sheltered and cut off from the rest of the world. It left me ill prepared to face the evil that invaded my home, and after a horrific encounter with demons masquerading as men, I fled. Some might say that my refuge is even worse than the prison I grew up in, but the men and women of the Iron Horse MC have been better to me than my own family. Unfortunately, the trouble I thought I left behind is still hunting me for reasons I don’t understand. Hustler has been assigned to be my guardian, but to my foolish heart he may be the biggest threat of all. Everything inside of me tells me we belong together, that I’ve been put on this earth to be his, but he insists we’ll never be anything more than friends.
For as long as I can remember the Iron Horse MC has been my family. I've fought, bled, and sacrificed a piece of my soul for my brothers, but I've been set up, labeled a traitor by those I trusted most. My only hope comes in the form of a naive young girl I've been tasked with protecting, a woman who’s haunted both my heart and dreams. She’s everything good and beautiful in this world, and while I’ll never allow her to tarnish herself by loving me, I’ll do everything I can to make sure she survives.
Exquisite Innocence is a 55,000 word short novel and book 1 of 2 for Hustler and Lyric's story. Book 2, the conclusion of their story in the Iron Horse MC saga, will be out before Christmas. (This unconventional MC series is one that SHOULD be read in order, starting with Exquisite Trouble)
Aleksio grew up orphaned, hunted, separated from his brothers - because of my father.
Now the sweet boy is back, a dark prince, gorgeous and brutal in his Armani suit, wrapping my hair in his fist. He's my captor, my tormenter. He'll do anything to rescue his brothers...and I'm my father's only weakness.
"I'm the most dangerous enemy you'll ever have," he tells me, "Because every time you look at me, you see somebody good."
But I remember when Aleksio was my only friend. I remember when they lowered his tiny casket into the ground, and how I cried when they lied to us and told us the prince was dead.
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A top read of 2016! ~Totally Booked, Saints & Sinners Books, Romance Book Nerd
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