Thursday, March 7, 2019

Swoon Thursday ~ 3/7/19

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Post anything that made you swoon, past or present read.  Include the cover, blurb and links.  Please no spoilers.

New York Times bestselling author Donna Grant brings you another sizzling Dark Kings novella.

Governed by honor and ruled by desire

There has never been a hunt that Dorian has lost. With his sights sent on a relic the Dragon Kings need to battle an ancient foe, he won’t let anything stand in his way – especially not the beautiful owner. Alexandra is smart and cautious. Yet the attraction between them is impossible to deny – or ignore. But is it a road Dorian dares to travel down again?

With her vast family fortune, Alexandra Sheridan is never without suitors. No one is more surprised than she when the charming, devilish Scotsman snags her attention. But the secrets Dorian holds is like a wall between them until one fateful night when he shares everything. In his arms she finds passion like no other – and a love that will transcend time. But can she give her heart to a dragon??

**Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new readers, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you'll enjoy each one as much as we do.**


Her fingers tightened in the cool, silky locks of his golden hair.  With each tangle of his tongue against hers, she was sinking beneath the waves of desire, held securely by strong arms.  (Kindle location 1104)

I love this series.  I've been catching up on it so I can read the new one.  And I do love Dorian.

A Curse So Dark and Lonely (A Curse So Dark and Lonely #1)Fall in love, break the curse.

It once seemed so easy to Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall. Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year over and over, he knew he could be saved if a girl fell for him. But that was before he learned that at the end of each autumn, he would turn into a vicious beast hell-bent on destruction. That was before he destroyed his castle, his family, and every last shred of hope.

Nothing has ever been easy for Harper Lacy. With her father long gone, her mother dying, and her brother barely holding their family together while constantly underestimating her because of her cerebral palsy, she learned to be tough enough to survive. But when she tries to save someone else on the streets of Washington, DC, she’s instead somehow sucked into Rhen’s cursed world.

Break the curse, save the kingdom.

A prince? A monster? A curse? Harper doesn’t know where she is or what to believe. But as she spends time with Rhen in this enchanted land, she begins to understand what’s at stake. And as Rhen realizes Harper is not just another girl to charm, his hope comes flooding back. But powerful forces are standing against Emberfall . . . and it will take more than a broken curse to save Harper, Rhen, and his people from utter ruin.


I do not understand how she can fill me with such hope and fear simultaneously. I pull her hand to my chest and lean in to her, until we share breath. My lips brush across hers. 
It is barely a kiss, but she is somehow closer to me, her body a pool of warmth against mine. 
I want so desperately to turn it into more, to see where this blossoming attraction will lead. 

This book was so. freaking. GOOD. That is all. :)

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  1. I just finished reading it earlier this week. I absolutely loved it. It will definitely end up on my top ten favorites list this year.

  2. “I grinned. “Start at the beginning.”
    “Once upon a time---“
    “It did not start with “Once upon a time.”
    “No? It should have. All the best stories do. Now, where was I? Once upon a time…” - Melanie Karsak in Golden Braids and Dragon Blades

  3. “Best be ready for the consequences when you go poking a porcupine with a stick, missy. Someone’s bound to get hurt and it won’t be the porcupine.”
    ― B.J. Daniels in Rugged Defender

  4. Oh my, one more... “If we don’t get in your car and start driving, right now, I’m going to be tempted to take you into that alcove, right over there” – he paused to turn his chin toward the small, bricked archway leading up to the bakery’s side door, cloaked by just enough shadow to keep it hidden to anyone passing by on the street – “undo this infernal sweater of yours, and put my mouth on you until you come so hard, you can’t stand up. So, please. Can we get out of here?”
    “Mmm.” Charlie arched against him for just a split second before using the leverage of her hands on his shoulders to swing him around. But rather than head toward her car, now a dozen paces from where they stood on the sidewalk, she turned in the other direction, away from the street.
    “Where are you going?” Parked asked, his confusion turning to shock a beat later as her destination became clear.
    Charlie paused in front of the archway leading into the shadows. “I’ve been dying for you to make me come all night,” she said over one shoulder, a sweetly wicked gleam in her eyes. “If you think I’m going to turn down a promise like that, you’re out of your mind.”
    ― Kimberly Kincaid in Back to You