In a fit of temper, Gracelyn's only sister curses her so she's forgotten the moment anyone turns away from her. Only one thing, at an exact moment, can break the curse. After years of failed attempts, she is forced to accept living her life completely alone. Her world becomes calm and predictable ...
until one Halloween night ...
one costume party ...
and one masquerading man change everything.
Celsha is a beautiful young cleric, bearing the symbol of the manticore rampant upon her shield. Trained in the healing arts, Celsha is convinced into joining a party heading into the lost holds of Iron Mountain. When the dungeon delve turns into a disaster, Celsha is left alone in the darkness, that is until she meets a real manticore. Intelligent, powerful, and more like a man than a beast, Celsha becomes fascinated by the manticore. But upon discovering one of her friends might be alive, Celsha must make a deal with the beast of legend to save a life. Frightened and entranced in equal measure, Celsha must succumb to the beast's demands or lose a friend. But will she lose herself in the process?
This short story by Chicago author Shelon Jackson is a tale of both new beginnings and past revisited. The title Backtracking explores the weekend journey of two best friends in New York City and is complete with all the elements of a suspenseful drama: sex, lies, and partying in the Big Apple. After a recent breakup, the main character, Camille, comes face-to-face with Melissa, a new friend she has met and communicated with only via internet and phone. Eventually, this encounter will challenge her vow to never again become involved in a lesbian affair. Camille has come from Chicago with her friend Ashira whos traveling for business, though the trip quickly becomes all about pleasure. Jackson delivers the sexy page turner that explores relationship patterns in the black lesbian community. Will Camille maintain her vow of heterosexuality? What escapades await for her aggressive and adventurous best friend? Is Melissa even worth the heartache, or is she just looking for another conquest? Read all these guilty pleasures in Backtracking.
Traicionados por su primer amor...
Danielle es una mujer dura y se dedica sólo a creer en ella y su dedicación para proteger a los mortales. En su pasado, ella tiene varios golpes contra ella y ha tenido que probarse a ella misma una y otra vez. Uno, su linaje como hija de una diosa a la que no le importa. Dos, la traición dolorosa de un hombre a la que ella fue sagradamente prometida. Y tres, sólo por el hecho de que es mujer y considerada débil. Aunque los tiempos han cambiado, ella todavía alberga el secreto profundo de inseguridades y se esfuerza por mantener el respeto que merece como miembro de los guerreros Freyodin.
Aaron es un arqueólogo en busca de una mítica reliquia. En el proceso, él se cruza con e una antigua cadena que causa problemas que no esperaba y puede cambiar el curso de los sueños y aspiraciones de toda su vida. Tal vez incluso contra su voluntad – si él puede sobrevivir.
La inesperada conexión entre ellos está llena de una atracción inexplicable, peligro y aventura. Aprenden verdades de su pasado que ni uno se prepara para y enfrentan un futuro posible ninguno quizás desear. ¿Podrán superar sus diferencias, secretos y pasados y trabajar juntos para encontrar una solución con la que ambos puedan vivir?
Callan Baird used to laugh more than he frowned, but that was before his wife died. Now his life is duty, debts and a general apathy for anything else. And then Victoria Burke burst into his life. She's everything he wants to corrupt.
Victoria has two choices: agree to a grouchy, sexy Scotsman's extortion or call her boss to explain why she can't do her job. Since she's spent the last three years rebuilding her career as antique appraiser, and this one commission could make or break it, the decision is a no-brainer. Except everything about Callan is complicated.
He sees no problem turning their work relationship into a sexual one. She refuses to break her boss' no-fraternization rule. He's the one thing she wants and the one thing she can't have. He's had his one great love, and doesn't want a replacement. His heart doesn't agree, because she's everything he desires.
Callan will have to let go of his past if he wants Victoria to be in his future.
FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING & AWARD WINNING AUTHOR SELENA KITT
Danielle Stuart is spending a year abroad studying in Venice, the most romantic place on earth.
But while Danielle loves the language, she’s not interested in love itself. Not until she meets a handsome, Italian gondolier named Nico. He’s got his eye on her, and Danielle simply can’t resist his flirtatious charms.
But when her ex-husband, Mason, shows up on her doorstep looking to reconcile, she finds herself with a dizzying dilemma.
Finding herself torn between the two men, desperate Dani writes to her former lovers in hopes they might help her clarify her muddled emotions.
Will the Baumgartners and their polyamorous insight give her the courage she needs to choose?
Emma is a sheltered girl who just graduated high school. She's been looking forward to sowing a few wild oats as soon as she hits college, but her strict, religious mom found a way to spoil her fun. She's being shipped off to an all women's college in the ultra-conservative deep south. Fortunately, Emma's new roommate will introduce her to a whole new sexy world that she could've never imagined existed. The women of this college have quite a surprise to share with her. And as it turns out, they don't need to rely on men to have a little extracurricular fun at this school. Check out this hot, steamy read to find out their scandalous secret.
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