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Here’s another snippet from my recent m/m erotic thriller THE DARK BOKOR, just on time for Halloween! Jesse and Matt finally hook up, only to be rudely interrupted!
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He stilled suddenly, jerked his head up. Something was wrong…
The stench of decay struck him first, and he spotted the large figure hulking over the bed. He cried out a warning but was unable to dodge the huge fist that slammed into the side of his head. Dazed, he rolled off Matt, but Matt went with him, toppling off the side of the bed opposite their attacker. Matt grunted as he landed first, Jesse on top.
“You okay?” Jesse asked and scrambled to his feet at Matt’s nod. The zombie had circled the bed, and Jesse dived for his legs, bringing him down. He crawled up the stinking body, planted a knee on his chest.
“Shit! My gun…” Matt dodged down the hallway.
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When it comes to the dark weavings of hoodoo magic, only a few can survive.
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?