Monday, 13 July 2015

Spotlight and Excerpt: Loving Ean by Elle Christensen




Laila
All of my life, I dreamt of my own fairy tale romance.
Imagine my surprise when I discovered that my soul mate was a lifelong friend.
Ean is everything I want and everything I need.
But, my romance has become a fractured fairy tale.
Ean has pulled away and let his pain engulf him, leaving no room for me.
I want to heal him and bring him back to me.
But, if he won’t let me, I will move on.
I will find another destiny.

Ean
Laila is the best part of me, the light in my soul.
She is my destiny.
I want to give her all that I am, all that I have.
But, the guilt and pain from my mistake has ruined me
I am not worthy of her and I will not drag her down into my Hell.
My love for her is forever.
But, she deserves some one who isn’t broken
So, I’ll watch her walk away, into the arms of another.

*Recommended for ages 18+ due to language and sexual content

If Taran wants to square off with me, I’ve got no objection. I was raised to respect women and I would never hit one, but this is no woman. She’s pure evil with tits. I’ve got no problem beating the shit out of that. I feel the revulsion building inside me, I want to make her pay for what she has taken from me and the fate she has doomed Rònan to. Off to my right, I hear a grunt and then see Elden’s guy go flying into a tree trunk so hard it cracks. He’s not unconscious though and he gets up just as Elden reaches him and lands a straight punch to his sternum. Ouch. Then he grabs him around the neck into a choke hold and compressing his jugular to disrupt blood flow until he passes out. When Elden releases him, he falls in a heap onto the dewy grass.
Douche number two down.
Focusing back one hundred percent of Taran, I decide to move this along, it’s getting tedious. A tree branch elongates behind her and then a little wind whips it across her backside. Yeah, that’s going to leave a nasty mark. She screams in pain and anger, her knees almost buckling. Her eyes are wild now and exactly what I was hoping for. She’s going to lose her control and get careless. Then of course, there is the rising sun that is high enough in the sky to be flooding most of the clearing with light.

Her eyes flicker to the pond behind me but she won’t find a solution there. The water is too hot for her to use and wind would only dilute the steam before it reaches me. I’m practically sneering at her when I pull apart some of the roots and branches making an opening for her to see the boiling water, bubbling and popping. Stop being a cocky asshole. I see no reason to listen to Jiminy Cricket. Instead, I decide to taunt her a little more, “Taran, you’re out of your mind if you think you can get the best of me. Besides, I’m getting bored, so would you mind telling me what the point of all of this is? It’s not like I can redeem Rònan and take him away from you.”
She growls in frustration and takes a step closer to me, but I stand firm, refusing to give her an inch. The wild look in her eyes has officially crossed into psychotic territory and when she whips out a jagged knife, I fight not to roll my eyes. The handle is metal. I can manipulate elements to create heat. Put it together and what do you get? Sweeny Todd is about to get schooled.
The molecules surrounding the metal move faster and heat up, in turn warming the knife to a point where it begins to sear her skin. Fae don’t do well with metals because of their ability to heat it. It’s yet another thing that humans have built upon until folklore stated that the iron is fatal to the fae. What bullshit.


Loving Ean
Protecting Shaylee

I’m a lover of all things books, a hopeless romantic, and have always had a passion for writing. Between being a sappy romantic, my love of an HEA, my crazy imagination, and ok, let’s be real, my dirty mind, I fell easily into writing romance.
I’m a huge baseball fan and yet, a complete girly, girl. I’m an obsessive reader and have a slight (hahaha! Slight? Yeah, right) addiction to signed books.
I’m married to my very own book boyfriend, an alpha male with a sexy, sweet side. He is the best inspiration, my biggest supporter, and the love of my life. He is also incredibly patient and understanding about the fact that he has to fight the voices in my head for my attention.
I hope you enjoy reading my books as much as I enjoyed writing them!
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