Sep 7, 2012

Decadent Thursday: Burn for You

Title: I Burn for You by Calista Fox
Series: The Edge
Pages: 22
Genre:  Paranormal, Erotica
Reading Level: 18+
Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review
Reviewer: Viari Rose
Rating: 5 out of 5
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There’s no telling what will happen when Eros sends his naughty muses to the mortal world to spice up love lives, but one thing’s for sure—it’ll be H-O-T!
Kate Lindsey’s husband died four years ago, and while she believes she’s finally ready to move on, she’s still sending out “Grieving Widow” signals that keep men at bay. Until one stormy evening when the sexy man she’s crossed paths with at the library shows up at her door.
Unbeknownst to Kate, Edward is one of the Muses determined to reignite a mortal’s passion—and he intends to give her one steamy night of pure pleasure. Will Kate take the bait?

Burn for You is the first book in the Cupid's Naughty Muses series, within Decadent Publishing Edge Series and it starts off with one hell of a bang! The Greek Gods are not lost, merely forgotten as the rise of new gods through the ages. However, they still exist, and sometimes mortals just need a little guidance, and Cupid's Naughty Muses have a more hands on approach.

It is a perfect tale, with smoking hot scenes and a short wonderful story line. I'd give it a solid five with just the last half of the book alone. You're in for one hell of a ride.

Unsure what gave her the verve to write a new, refreshing chapter in the stalled-out book of her life, she lifted the blanket from her shoulders and draped it over the end of the sofa. Standing before Edward in nothing but navy blue lingerie took quite a bit of nerve, particularly with the thin satin clinging to her curves and ending mid-thigh.

He loosened his tie. An electric current arced between them and she gravitated toward him. She boldly pulled one end of his tie down his chest then discarded it the way she’d carelessly tossed aside her dress earlier. His blue eyes blazed with the same lust and a familiar longing she also felt.

“Have you lost someone you cared for?”

He nodded. “A long time ago.”

“Has there been anyone since?”

“No.” He gave a decisive shake of his head. “There seems to be less emphasis on intimacy these days and more on just...surviving.”

“For a lot of people, these are difficult times.”

He slid a finger along the thin strap at her shoulder. “So many have lost their kefi.”

She stared up at him, confused. “I don’t know what that means.”

“It’s Greek for passion. Joy. Whatever it is you live’s vanished from so many people.”

“Yes,” she whispered. “But is it possible to get it back?”

She waited for his answer, finding it critical he respond in the affirmative, otherwise, what would be the point of feeling such an intense physical attraction to him? An obviously mutual one.

If he didn’t believe in the ability to resuscitate passion, she’d be right back where she’d started earlier in the evening, staring at herself all gussied up, wondering why the hell she bothered if no hope existed for finally connecting with another person on a deep, visceral level. Even if just for one night, that bond would mean so much to her.

He placed a finger under her chin, hitching it up. He stared into her eyes. “If you want to feel passion again, I can give that to you.”

Amazon bestselling and award-winning author Calista Fox (aka Ava McKnight) began her professional fiction-writing career in 2005, following an exciting career in PR, where she specialized in writing speeches and Congressional testimonies. Her books have received rave reviews, and she has won several contests with publication as the prize. She is also the recipient of Romance Reviews Today’s Best Book for its category and a Reviewer’s Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi Erotic Novella.

Calista is a college graduate and teaches online writing classes. She lives on a golf course in Arizona when not checking off locations on her travel bucket list. She has crossed the country many times over by Lear and Gulfstream jets with her PR job and travels internationally, always with her laptop in tow to capture intriguing story elements and exotic locales.

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