Tuesday, December 13, 2016

{Book Blitz} Luminous Dreams by Alexa Piper




Luminous Dreams
Alexa Piper

Genre: Paranormal Erotica

Publisher: World Weaver Press

Date of Publication:  December 13, 2016

ISBN: 978-0-9977888-5-3
ASIN: B01M7UBG0H

Number of pages: 140
Word Count: 40,000

Book Description:

Relax, close your eyes . . . and dream. Nine tales, nine sensual dreams of enchantment, wanderlust and lovers’ longings, of searching and finding; these dreams tell of birds of fire, curses that lie like bridges between night and day, and hunger for sweet seduction.

Excerpt 2, from “Phoenix and Styx”:


They consumed the food, all of
it. They drank the wine he’d brought, all of it. By the time they were
finished, the flowers were white-gray ash in their vase, and some small flakes
settled on their heaped dessert spoons. Neither of them minded when they
swallowed the truth of her fire.

Through it all, they did not
talk.


After the meal, she broke the
temple-silence first. “What am I?”


“Old. You are always old, even if
you only show it through a lens of youth. What things you must have wanted to
make you live to such age! You are the thing that always wants to live another
day tomorrow, even if it means death today.”


She licked a flake of ash from
one corner of her lips, dark chocolate from the other. “The world here is so
cold.”


He shrugged. “It feels cold to
you. That’s the feeling of just being alive, of not really living. I can stand
it longer, the monotony of just flowing along, but something like you? You have
to live so hard the passion of it makes you cry.”


Those were the words she needed,
all that came after was kindling. She got up and with one arm sweeping like a
wing, brushed everything off the table, breaking things and throwing noise like
bird calls. She pulled him to his feet with a searing hand wrapped around the
collar of his shirt and her lips on his mouth—she would have branded him if not
for his cooler water nature.

He flowed around her—his arms and
lips encircled her, and he pushed her down on the table as if it was a place
for sacrifice.

“And now you are fire,” he said





About the Author:

Alexa Piper enjoys writing, romance, and the paranormal. This said, becoming a paranormal romance writer seemed perfectly reasonable, but for Alexa, it is more than that; it's fun. Alexa’s work has appeared in the anthologies Demons, Imps, and Incubi and The Naughty List. Luminous Dreams is Alexa's first collection, and she hopes her readers will have as much fun reading it as she had writing it. Check out Alexa’s online home (alexapiper.com) for all things related to her writing and be sure to follow her on Twitter @prowlingpiper.



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