Author: Lynsie Buchanan
During the reign of the Greek Gods, there was Asclepius, the God of Healing. Upon his death two groups battled, the Healers and the Hunters. Healers, those with true healing magic, scattered among the continents for safety from the Hunters. Now, in present day, the Healers are searching to find all of their blood line. The Hunters are searching, too.
Magic flows from Layna’s hands, but trusting anyone with her secret is not possible. Leo, her longtime friend, is determined to become more and Layna believes she wants that. Everything changes when she meets Alexander, the guard supposedly sent for her. There is something that draws them together, but is it real? Faced with a new reality of what her magic means and threats on her life, Layna must choose where her loyalties lie. Who is out to hurt her and who can she trust?
“Why don’t you get cleaned up while I fix some dinner?
You can get out of those clothes now and relax.” I was in awe. He was gorgeous and could cook. Wait…did he just tell me to get out of my clothes? My brain started to process all the events and new information I had gotten today. “I have a lot of questions. I don’t think I can relax.”
“Yes, you can. We can talk all you want at dinner.” He was not going to negotiate, and for some odd reason, I wasn’t going to argue anymore, for now.
He walked me down a long hallway to the back of the house. Alexander had his arm around my waist to prod me and the other hand held my bag. Only in Texas could two people walk down a hallway side by side. Even hallways were bigger in the South. The house did not appear lived in yet at all. There were very few personal items anywhere. Just necessary things. The door was open at the end of the hallway and I could see we were going to the master bedroom. My feet stopped.
“My bedroom has the bigger tub and I thought you would like to take a bath. Come on, I promise to leave you alone.” A small shadow of regret appeared across his face so swiftly that I might have missed it had I not been so attentive. It shifted into a playful smile. I followed him into the bathroom and was glad when I saw the tub. It was extravagant and called my name. I loved big whirlpool tubs and this one even had little jets to soothe as you soaked. The floor space in the bathroom was large enough to have a small party. Perfect. He opened a small little closet off to the side of the sink area to pull out a fluffy, white towel and put it on the counter.
My eyes found his again and softly mumbled, “Thank you.”
“I have something else for you, so don’t get undressed just yet, unless you want me to join you in the tub.” A tiny little crinkle formed on his cheeks and he disappeared.
About the Author
I’m a red headed Texan girl that writes adult romance novels. After spending way too much money on getting degrees in education (bachelors, masters, no ph.D yet), I realized that while I loved teaching, I needed a creative outlet for my smuttiness ;) Somehow, I have struck a chaotic balance. Teacher by day…steamy romance writer by night. I daydream a lot, drink wine, gossip about juicy plots with my friends and obsessively read. Check my blog for my latest favorite reads, what I’m writing, and other crazy things I encounter. My debut novel, The Healers, hits the digital Amazon shelves on April 26 and will be on Barnes and Noble soon after.
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