Ciara Miller was born the same as others, but she got a little something extra. When she was younger she learned she was a Word Speaker, someone who could create life from stories. Her gift is incomplete until her 27th birthday; before then all she can create is things she, and others like her, can see. Evil wants her gift as well and the characters she chooses to create become her Guardians against the unseen attackers that want to use her skill. Just before her 27th birthday, fate has a surprise for her.
"This was a really good book."
Strangers passing through. Friends seeing each other with new eyes. The hesitant touch of new lovers. A first glance. A first word. A first touch. A first kiss. Take a journey through erotic shorts and poems to relive that first-time feeling. Naughty Bedtime Stories: First Taste will stir the butterflies, curl the toes, and send hearts racing. After all, nothing tastes as good as naughty feels....
"Good spicy stories that give a TASTE of authors!"
Leena has been in love with her boss, Nick DeMarco, for almost eight years. But he's never given her any indication that she was special to him. Their relationship was close, but rarely outside of a business function. So when he invites her to be his fake girlfriend at his family's Christmas week she is thrilled and ready to show Nick just what he's missing out on, her only wish for the Christmas season.
"A Steamy Romance for the Holidays"
Nick DeMarco had his heart torn out and crushed when he lost the woman he loved to his brother during a storm last Christmas. Being a top CEO had done nothing to improve his mood during the past year, and he was much fonder of playing the moping victim. Going to the family chalet seems less than appealing because it means being trapped with his past. Tasha Morningstar couldn't be happier for her best friend's upcoming wedding. Despite her wishes, Leena tricks her into spending the holidays at the DeMarco chalet.
Eliza Kempe Dorley is always left in the background. As a female, being top inventor for the Alliance of Silver and Steam has as many draw backs as perks. She's in charge of the creation of the many tools the Alliance uses in pursuit of the demons that run lose in the London Underground, which means without her, the demons would be harder to put down. It also means she misses all of the action and has never had the chance to really use any of her inventions.
Felicia Ganon is no stranger to the demons that lurk in the night. After her parents were murdered in front of her, the Alliance took her in and trained her. Vengeance became her only drive.
"Pulse raising action!"
Their memories will have to be enough…. Ashley has grown content with her life. Her husband is in the United States Coast Guard but has been assigned a land unit. Which means more time with him and no chance of danger. Travis has gotten bad news. He's been put on special duty assignment that will mean months of deployment in various open waters. But deployments in the Coast Guard aren't the same as in other branches and he leaves assuring Ashley nothing will go wrong.
Julian Michelson is a firefighter in a small town in Alabama. He's been struggling for years to prove to himself that Word Speakers, people who can pull characters from books, exist. Why? Because he's supposed to be one and he's failed every step of the way and a war is supposedly coming. Serena, a princess in fictional medieval Britain, is the epitome of a good girl. She lives to appease her father and her country. That is, until she felt a strange voice in her head before waking up and seeing a handsome man through the flames of a fire in a strange world.
Thomas Agardawes has a bride that resists him, and a job that he doesn't like. When a Royal approaches him on only his third day as a master at the Clockworker's Guild, his life is turned upside down. Demons lurk in the underground and he has been assigned the task of leading the force against evil. Seraphina has torn her wings from her body to save a lover's soul, but he spurns her. Revenge blossoms, and she plots to make Hell her own and force humans to pay for what they took from her.