She doesn't want him, he doesn't want her, but she has something that he needs to protect.
Will they come together to face the risks or will their proximity rekindle a fire that they are trying hard to avoid?
After a day of huge failure and frustration, Alma, a twenty-two years old witch, decided to go to a club dance by herself and knocks herself out with numerous shots of absinthe.
Next morning, she is surprised to wake up beside a handsome stranger, and flees the room before he wakes up.
Little did she know that one single night of drunken confusion would come back to literally haunt her and change her life forever. Their encounter also ended up putting her life in jeopardy.
Egan holds enormous power and responsibility, and secrets of his own. What happens when his secrets start hunting Alma, endangering her life? Will this make them come together?
“I knew I should stop looking, but there was something mesmerizing about this woman, something that made a long-sleeping force stir inside me.
Our eyes met for an instant, fading the neon lights away. But I wouldn’t let her green gaze slip away in the mess of colors and twinkles, my eyes fixed on hers, and she returned my stare with an intoxicated and intoxicating intensity.
Her eyes weren’t enough, I needed more of her.
My hands were aching in need to touch the petite and beautiful body that was moving freely yet gracefully among the fluttering blinking light of the club.
My legs moved towards her at their own accord.
Alev started to chuckle, “I knew you couldn’t be sulking forever, even you would end up enjoying yourself sooner or later.“ (..)
It had been a long time since I was this close to a woman. I had seen little to no appeal in anyone lately.
Maybe it was the alcohol, maybe it was the loneliness. Surely it was this woman, I had the urge to possess and consume every inch of her, to make her totally mine. Even though I knew I shouldn’t.
But I couldn’t deny my deepest instinct and my primal desire.
I needed her, just her. "