Wednesday, April 15, 2015

#MFRWHooks - 4/15/15 - Mortal Illusions - An age-old invitation #vampires #paranormal

Most vampires drink blood, but not all of them go for the neck.

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It's MFRW Book Hooks, a regular Wednesday feature!  This week, I'm sharing an excerpt from my 1st book, Mortal Illusions. A vampire romance published by New Concepts Publishing, Mortal Illusions is currently the first in a series of 3 books.  Its sequel, Fatal Desire, is currently under production.


This snippet occurs at the beginning of Chapter 13.  Germaine St. Justine and Claire Daniels have finally made up after their first fight and spent the night together making love. Despite being a two hundred year old vampire and therefore a night creature, Germaine gets up with Claire in the morning and informs her he'd like to watch her exercise.  The idea makes Claire slightly uncomfortable, but she agrees.  All is going well until Germaine suggests Claire remove her sweat suit so he can better gauge her workout's efficiency.  When Claire informs him she doesn't have any tights, he suggests she exercise the way the greatest athletes in the world once did.  It takes some convincing, but after her session Claire discovers that remaining unclothed with Germaine at the breakfast table felt right and incredibly intimate..

            Germaine watched her eat with an indulgent smile.  For the moment his hunger was appeased and he was content to simply look at her.  However, it wasn't long before his strong, tapered fingers moved upwards to trail along her thigh.
            Claire stopped eating and closed her eyes.  The mere touch of his hand started a warm flow of desire through her as her body prepared to welcome him in the age-old way of women and men.  She instinctively parted her legs in a silent invitation that his fingers did not hesitate to accept.

Despite Claire's initial unease, Germaine wants to remove all the barriers he senses exist between them.  Even if it's just clothes.

M/F, Contemporary vampire romance in a society based on D/s.

Read the first three chapters at: Mortal Illusions

Buy the book at NCPAmazonBarnes & Noble or ARe.

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  1. This was awesome Kathryn, and hot! "In tbe age-old way of women and men", loved that!



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