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Welcome to this week’s Sexy Snippet, thanks to the Nuthouse Scribblers weekly challenge. 7 sentences from a work in progress or a published work. I have chosen my 7 from my book Marked for Magic, due out with Lyrical Press in April.
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Over the weeks, her presence had become both torture and necessity. No level of meditation seemed to calm his need, and he would not take her for a cure. The vision of her naked, the morning after the slavers tried to take her, still haunted his dreams.
Her breasts, pale, rounded, and ruby-tipped delighted his eyes, the dip of her waist and her soft, silky hip fitted beneath his hand so well. The dark golden curls at the apex of her thighs had beckoned him to twine them through his fingers.
She had stood steady, unflinching, allowing him to see all of her. A harsher torment than any judgment of Hades could invent, his need to touch her had stolen any vestige of peace.
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Blurb The witch mark on Nin’s hand is a curse. She has no magic powers, whatever the lore says. But the village believes. The old crone’s wisdom is to see her banished. Ragged and hungry, she must serve the Mage. Alone in his tower, she is his chattel. But Mage Thabit is not what Nin expected—the bright green eyes and supple form under his cloak are not the stuff of nightmares, and kindness hides in his brusque heart. Thabit senses that Nin is more than she seems, too. When true nightmares haunt the land, it is precisely her elusive powers that might deliver them…
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