Sexy Snippets are seven sentences, taken from a work in progress, or published book, brought to you every Sunday. Find the other snippets HERE!
Happy Sunday! This week’s snippet comes from my story THE DARK BOKOR coming Oct. 18th from Breathless Press. Just in time for Halloween!
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The cold voice in his ear thawed with a slight laugh. “At least you don’t smell like them. That’s something.”
Jesse’s pulse leaped, and his gaze darted around the small office, searching the shadows. “Are they here?”
“No.” A hand tangled in his shirt, jerked him around to face his captor. “But I know your voice. Just who the fuck are you?”
It’s started. Bodies have been found in the French Quarter, torn limb from limb. The undead have been seen walking. For Detective Matthew Rieves, this is the worst news he can imagine. Having spent his entire life in Orleans Parish, Matt’s no stranger to the bizarre. Though, despite the growing evidence, he still has a hard time believing in the occult. But when two hoodoo bokors vie for supremacy, it’s the innocent civilians that pay the price.
For Jesse Dalembert, he’d left New Orleans to sever his ties with hoodoo. But when a friend is brutally murdered by the bokor’s zombies, he returns, falling at once into danger and into Detective Rieves’s bed. With their lives on the line, their simmering attraction flares into a passion they can no longer deny.
Working against time, can the lovers find a way to stop the hoodoo war, or will they fall victim to the dark magic, maybe becoming zombies themselves?