At first, Sasha Michaels wants only his captive’s professional expertise and contacts to track down the man who attacked his sister. Then Cleo wakes up and stirs something much more primitive within him. Neither understanding nor willing to accept her resistance, Sasha attempts to bind Cleo to him with sexual ties.
Their tentative relationship, however, is jeopardized by secrets on both sides…and a common enemy who is escalating in violence.
WARNING: Contains graphic language and explicit sex scenes
LENGTH: Novella (32,400 words)
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Even while she questions her subconscious mind, a mundane event sets her on a collision course with a man who makes her knees go weak and proceeds to turn her preconceived notions of reality upside down and inside out by pulling her into a shadowy, violent world where her dreams threaten to become an all too real nightmare.
WARNING: Contains graphic language and explicit sex scenes (M/F).
LENGTH: Novella (21,700 words)
But then her mother asks me to marry her.
I say yes.
Now this woman will be mine forever.
Maybe the prophecy really is true. I’m committing to a woman that will never love me in return.
But it was better to be her husband than allow someone else to take my place. It was better to conquer her body every night than be lonely with someone else.
His cover blown by someone on the inside, Sergio Ramirez knows hospitals, the station house and even his home are off limits to him. As should be the woman determined to help him, but it is snowing and cold outside, and Noelle is so very willing to share her body heat and work with him to generate even more.
Then the bad men catch up with him and this time they have guns.
WARNING: Graphic language and explicit sex scenes (M/F, anal sex).
LENGTH: Novelette (14,000 words)